The WiFi version of the BlackBerry PlayBook has already received its update to OS 2.1, and today the 4G/LTE PlayBook is getting its update. The OS for the 4G/LTE version of the PlayBook has been updated to 18.104.22.1688 and includes many of the same features and fixes that we saw on the WiFi version.
Any of you out there that are a fan of the Black Ops video game, then you might be interested in planning out your own covert operations with Skylab Mobilesystems Black Ops Maps app for BlackBerry. The Black Ops Maps is a twist on their standard Google Maps application, but with a very different theme overtop […]
We got an email today from the fine folks over at Case-Mate letting us know that they are running a 20% off Black friday sale on their cases. Case-Mate has always been one of our favorite case manufacturers, and being able to get a new case for your BlackBerry at 20% off is a hard […]
1oTons Ltd let us know that they are having a huge thanksgiving sale across the majority of their supported platforms, and PlayBook is included! 10Tons has a total of 9 apps within App World. Puzkend, the popular Azkend Series, Sparkle, King Oddball, Heros of Kalevala, Ironworm and many others. 3 of their apps have seen […]
Daisy Distribution is giving dealers a cool incentive if they sell enough Blackberries. Companies who take part in the BlackBerry Winter Promotion will be awarded a point for each smartphone they sell between 1 October and 31 December. The winner from each of Daisy’s seven sales tiers will win either the spa break or Alpine […]
RIM has been generous thus far with helping out developers for their apps before the launch of Blackberry 10. They have already opened two tech centres in the UK. Now they are starting up Developer Relations tomorrow, answering questions for specific developer audiences each day of the week. Hit the break to see the schedule!
There is no doubt that augmented reality apps like Wikitude brought something new and exciting to the BlackBerry platform. With BlackBerry 10 we are hoping to see further progression on the augmented reality front, and the Wikitude will help developers get there. The BlackBerry Dev Blog has put together some of the best links and […]
Remember a few weeks ago we mentioned Rogers and CIBC joining together for suretap? Now the CIBC app has launched. And you can start using the mobile payment system right away! If you have a Blackberry 9900 this will work if you are on Rogers and soon you will be able to use it on […]
Spotify has launched a beta version of their web based radio player. And it already works on the Playbook. When the Blackberry 10 devices launch, it will work on those too.
Heins is really making the rounds this week. He spoke to Reuters about how Blackberry App World is going to target certain regions instead of apps being available to everyone. “The tactic we are deploying is by country and by region. We are aiming to have the most important 200 to 400 apps available, because […]
There is no doubt that you are going to pay a pretty penny if you roam on your carrier while travelling abroad. Usually I recommend that people use an unlocked device and a local SIM card, but sometimes that cannot be done. AT&T has been making some changes to their global rates, and today they […]
UK carrier Three is offering up a new promotion for their Pay As You Go BlackBerry users. Three UK is offering up one free year of BIS if you are an eligible Pay As You Go customer. This promo will save customers £5 a month, however there are of course some stipulations and requirements.
BBM 7 comes with a major update. Before you had to manually back up and restore your contact list, what if you forgot to back it up? Then you might not get it back. Many BBM users have a ton of people on their list so this could be a major inconvenience trying to remember […]
Thorsten Heins Says That Blackberry 10 Will Only Take “a one-minute sales pitch in a shop” For Potential Customers
Thorsten Heins spoke to the New York Times about the Blackberry 10 platform. He is so confident about Blackberry 10 that he is making statements about the platform: ” that the new phone’s advantages will be so apparent to customers that it will take only “a one-minute sales pitch in a shop” to win them […]
Inside BlackBerry Contest – Make Black Friday a BlackBerry Friday: Enter for your chance to Win a BlackBerry Bold!
The good folks over at the Inside BlackBerry Blog has posted a new Black Friday contest for all you BlackBerry fans out there. The contest is pretty easy to enter, and it could net you a free BlackBerry Bold 9900. So hit the break for all the details, and make sure you get your name […]
With the announcement day for BlackBerry 10 now official, many analysts are starting to weight in on RIM’s position in the market. It seems that many analysts are now starting to promote investing in RIM due to the limited risk for unlimited upside potential. Seeking Alpha has done a nice in-depth report on what they […]
They aren’t going to build an app for you and give you credit silly. What they are going to do however, is test out the Playbook app already made and then port over to Blackberry 10.