We all love BBM for different reasons. From the messaging capabilities with groups, to the individual chats and the check mark, the D and R, we are fascinated by it and for many, it's their device's most used app.
I do feel that there is a little feature that doesn't
BlackBerry power users, as RIM internal calls them, are always looking for ways to cut down the amount of time to navigate through their BlackBerry smartphones. One way that RIM has helped, is by adding keyboard shortcuts into the BlackBerry OS framework in order to satisfy those who are wanting to cut the small crap and just get right to it. Donny H. from the Inside BB Blog has
We have all been there - that moment when you get that brand new boxed up device and don't know really when to start other than ripping it out of the packaging as fast as possible. It's exciting getting a new device, but it can also be overwhelming for the average user.
Brian from the Inside BB blog decided to make a list of 5 tips that will get you started on
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While the weather is still hot outside this summer, you still have plenty of opportunities to get outside with the friends and family to enjoy a nice day grilling on the barbecue! Donny and the gang from the Inside BB Blog have come up with three great ways you can use your BlackBerry Smartphone or BlackBerry PlayBook while grillin'. So without further ado...
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):
Whenever I think of RIM or BlackBerry, the first feature (other than BBM) that typically comes to mind is push/push notifications. Push is basically what it's name implies: it allows you to push information to your BlackBerry smartphones the moment it is available, and you get the push message almost immediately after it’s sent.
I've seen a lot of new BlackBerry PlayBook users ask various questions about the Android Player that is built into the PlayBook's OS. One of the most asked questions is, "once a Android ported app is opened, how do I go back a screen?" The reason the question is being asked is because the bottom tool bar that displays while a Android
I've come to find that many BlackBerry users are unaware that they can scan a QR code using BlackBerry App World. And I can see why. RIM has nestled the option well hidden within the menu list in App World. No wonder they have created a video how-to (see above) showing users how to find and use the feature. Once
With BB10 in the horizon getting ever closer, it is nice of RIM to help us help them by showcasing various developer success stories. These range from "big shot" app developer teams such as Bellshare and foursquare to your every-day individual app developers such as Daniel
Here is a nice bit of information that I just picked up. The guys over at OSBB have just been able to obtain the airBrowser bar file that comes installed on the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device, so you can install it on the PlayBook via sideloading. Credit goes to Sacha, one of the creators of the DingleBerry jailbreak for obtaining
Are you looking for a great example of what's possible with the BlackBerry 10 WebWorks developer platform? Look no further than Crochet Buddy HD by dev Jeremy Duke! The Crochet Buddy app contains a few tools to help you while you crochet, along with some how-to videos to help you learn the steps. The app has very quick and responsive UI
Continuing our coverage of the BlackBerry Curve 9310 device that is set to launch soon, RIM has recently uploaded a set of how-to videos to help you become a proficient user. These videos range from personalizing your experience, finding your way around BBM, to, taking great pictures. If you snatch up one of these superb affordable devices, be sure to check out
We at BBOS are always trying to think of new ways to make your time while reminiscing on the site forums that much better. We understand that it's all about the community and helping each other out. We want to be able to make that easier for you, and at the same time, reward you. For example, we recently just implemented a giveaway of prizes for those reaching site posting milestones!
As we all know, in this day and age our social networks is what connects us. Which is why we have just implemented a new feature in the BlackBerryOS forums where you can now input your social network links for others to see! That means every time you make a post, your social network icons will show in that post. Your social network links will also show in your site profile. Check out the image above to see what I'm taking about.
Missed the Cascades tutorial, our team at BlackBerryOS.com managed to get a copy of the slide deck from the Cascades Jam Sessions from the original BlackBerry Jam in Orlando from way back in May. These are the same set of slides that were presented at the free Cascades Webinar RIM has been offering last week and this week. Hit up the links below to download these tutorials and let us know in the comments what BlackBerry 10 apps you're planning to make using Cascades!