At least that is what BlackBerry is saying. Back in January, BlackBerry held Port-A-Thons. Developers have been waiting since then for BlackBerry to review and approve their apps. That is a long time to wait, considering how badly BlackBerry wanted these apps to be ported.
Developers taking part during this weekends BlackBerry 10 port-a-thon had the chance to win a Free Crystal Design BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha award! This award looks just like the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device. The way to win one was to successfully answer a trivia question correctly. RIM said that there will be more chances [...]
Late yesterday we let you know that Alec Saunders (@asaunders) had issued a challenge during the latest BlackBerry 10 port-a-thon. That challenge was to hit 20,000 applications submitted! This did not happen but they did get very close by hitting 19,071 applications submitted in only 36 hours. Congratulation’s to all that participated in this port-a-thon [...]
With just six hours to go in the latest port-a-thon Alec Saunders (@asaunders) has issued a new challenge, hit 20,000 applications submitted! The last port-a-thon Research In Motion has well over 15,000 apps submitted! So it is very clear that the port-a-thon’s work well for RIM! If you are interested in following the goodness you [...]
RIM just wrapped up a hugely successful BlackBerry 10 Port-a-thon this weekend and it looks like they are geared up for another. Jose sent us the terms and conditions for another port-a-thon RIM is planning starting at 12PM EST on January 18th and ending at 11:59:59PM on January 19th. This one seems to include all [...]
The BlackBerry 10 Port-A-Thon that is currently under way is showing that developers are wanting to work with BlackBerry 10. The port-a-thon is running for 36 hours straight and I am sure that there are some very tired developers right now, but that hasn’t stopped them from submitting a large amount of apps.
We told you about the Android Port-A-Thon a little while ago, but now there are more details on the event. Android developers will be able to port their apps over to BlackBerry 10 during a 36 hour virtual event that will start on January 11th at noon ET. For those developers that take part there [...]
RIM has held several events to help developers bring their apps over to BlackBerry 10. They have now announced that they will be holding a virtual Android Port-A-Thon to help developers of Android applications to bring their apps over to BlackBerry 10.
BlackBerry 10′s Latest Port-A-Thon Yields Over 4,000 Apps In 36 Hours. Nearing 120,000 apps in BlackBerry World
Twitter has been ablaze with great enthusiastic around the results of BlackBerry 10s latest Port-A-Thon. This time over 4,000 apps were submitted within the 36 hour long hack-a-thon. Truly amazing stuff, goes to show the momentum BlackBerry has as we near just over a month until launch. While these port-a-thons may come off as “desperate” of RIM [...]
Some Australian game developers recently got some hands on time with BlackBerry 10, and how to port apps to the new operating system. They got the opportunity at the BlackBerry Got Game Port-A-Thon in Sydney.
Yesterday we mentioned the Blackberry 10 Port-A-Thon. Well the Marmalade for Blackberry 10 Port-A-Thon starts December 13th and is actually in two part sessions. Marmalade experts will be there to help with porting apps over to Blackberry 10. So if you have any questions or trouble with porting, they can address those issues. First session: [...]
So it’s now called Blackberry 10 Port-A-Thon but that doesn’t really come as a surprise considering what is going down next month. Starting on Dec 14th, for 36 hours, there will be a porting party. Port your app from another OS to Blackberry 10. And the best part is, you don’t have to go anywhere [...]
Research In Motion has expanded their Got game Port-A-Thon to include more cities in the Asia Pacific! Developers who complete porting on-site will get rewarded instantly and can earn $100 for every gaming app that is approved for sale in Blackberry App World for up to a maximum of 20 apps. Other bonuses include receiving a BlackBerry [...]
Free BlackBerry devices? Money? Paid Trip to Gaming Conference? Devs gear up for the 36 Hour Port-A-Thon
Hit the break to read up on the great incentives of this 36 hour digital port-a-thon. Or click the pictures to get porting! PlayBooks, Dev Alphas, and good ole fashion cash! Even a trip to the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco in 2013! In typical RIM fashion the more you port the better the rewards. [...]