The BlackBerry PlayBook now has a great quality Cribbage Board app. Best of all, it's even free! Doesn't come with any virtual cards, but who would want that anyway. Much better to play with real cards and then simply use your tablet as the board. You can get this app via BlackBerry App World.
BlackBerry continues to lead on the HTML5 score for the PlayBook with the most recent beta update that was released today. Out of devices in development/beta, the PlayBook tablet OS 2.1 leads with a score of 393, with the closet competitor being iOS 6 at a puny score of 360.
You'll be happy to know that BlackBerry 10 OS beta
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 v188.8.131.520. 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
The BlackBerry PlayBook developer beta OS 184.108.40.2060 is now available. This update provides a few new things so be sure to check it out. Remember this release is intended for developers and for testing purposes, so you install at your own risk. As always let us know your findings/fixes.
15 new tropical levels have been added to the Surf n' Turf board in the latest update v2.2 for the Angry Birds for PlayBook game. So get updated and start beating those pesky piggies right away! Or, if you haven't downloaded the game yet, you can pick it up for only $4.99 in BlackBerry App World.
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:
Here is a quick demo video of Donny from the Inside BlackBerry blog chatting with product manager and PlayBook guru, Shaun, and gets a hands-on with the new 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Have you gotten the new 4G PlayBook?
BlackBerry's official YouTube channel has uploaded a few new How To videos for all new PlayBook 4G owners. The four videos outline the very basics in a simple and direct format. From inserting your SIM card to your PlayBook to video chatting on it.
And it's here! The 4G BlackBerry PlayBook is finally available to the public (yes, only in Canada for now, but still!) on Rogers, Bell and Telus. The PlayBook is available for the outright price of $549.99 for the 32GB version (the only one available).
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
From the creators of the award-winning games Auditorium and Pulse: Volume One comes Fractal, a new ambient music puzzler experience. Combo, Chain, and Cascade your way through a pulsing technicolor dreamscape that reacts to your every move, while manipulating Fractals, creating Blooms, and expanding your consciousness at 130 BPM. On
Generally you will be automatically notified when a update becomes available for your BlackBerry PlayBook. However, a manual check can be performed if the update hasn't yet pushed to your tablet. Do do this, follow the steps below (also see video above):
With the upcoming release of the 4G PlayBook on August 9th, it seems that some Canadian retailers are trying to clear out their WiFi-only inventory. Best Buy Canada has lowered the cost of the 16,32 & 64GB models by $20.00 ($179, $229 & $279 respectively).
As you can probably guess the sale ends of August 9th, the same