Although my PlayBook is Wifi only and not tied to any carrier, the AT&T Family Map app was installed with the latest beta OS update v126.96.36.1990. If you aren't aware, the AT&T Family Map is a easy way to keep track of locations of your family via your device or computer. Nice for those parents out there who want to
Battery Watch is battery utility application that brings all the tools you need to monitor your BlackBerry's power consumption. Using this application you can view the power icon from the notifications dock which shows the % the battery is full. This icon unlike other battery apps, changes
Facebook for BlackBerry latest version has gotten kicked up a notch in the Beta Zone. Going from v188.8.131.52 to v184.108.40.206, you wouldn't think there would be many changes, but this is not the case. Check out the change log below.
Skylab Mobilesystems Limited has recently updated Compass Pro for BlackBerry Smartphone and PlayBook. The new update comes with some great visual improvements for the PlayBook version. PlayBook users can now choose from 6 different compass skins, varying from a pirate-like antique design to modern white and silver. Besides
In celebration of August being "Family Fun Month" this year, the InsideBB blog has posted a few great app selection that are safe for the whole family. Sometimes finding child friendly apps and games can be a task, so here are a few selections to get the fun started on your BlackBerry tablet:
I've always argued that BBM is one of the top social networks in the world. One problem occurs whenever I bring this up though because unlike every other social network, BBM doesn't really offer a way for users that don't know each other to ever meet or even interact.
S4BB Limited has released a new update for Photo Frames, improving the social sharing functionality. Photo Frames is a fun application that allows you to frame and share your pictures from within one application. After taking the photo you can choose from 10 frames and either save or share your photo with friends via Facebook, Twitter,
The BlackBerry Beta Zone has now pushed a new Twitter for BlackBerry beta today. We're told this build is mainly focused on back-end work with a heavy emphasis on bug fixes (think Timeline issues). However there are two new features in v3.2:
BlackBerry developers, mappau OG, have brought another great app to their arsenal. This time around they have released a Chromatic Tuner app that should be a must have for any musician with a BlackBerry PlayBook. Chromatic Tuner analyzes the sound using the build-in microphones and detects the note you are playing.
Whether it is a guitar, violin, trombone or any other instrument, just play the note
As the world watched in amazement, the Mars rover named "Curiosity" has landed safely on the surface of Mars. The US Gov agency NASA has done it once again. This time around Curiosity is a more robust rover and will be able to carry on with more research and images into the mysterious surface of the Mars planet.
Do you like to customize your BBM avatar? So do I. I've had the Jingu Avatar builder for a few weeks now and I liked it, but I wasn't so sold on paying for the in app additions. But Jingu has made that decision a whole lot easier by providing the avatar builder app additions for FREE!!!
If you haven't heard yet, TripAdvisor Augmented Reality (AR) app, powered by Wikitude’s AR platform officially launches for BlackBerry smartphones running OS 7 and above. This app, exclusive to the BlackBerry platform, allows BlackBerry users around the globe to instantly access an immersive view of hotels, restaurants, and attractions listed on TripAdvisor.