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    by Published on 06-21-2012 02:49 AM
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    Evernote for PlayBook has now been updated to v1.3. The Evernote app lets you remember and recall anything that happens in your life. From notes to ideas to snapshots to recordings, put it all into Evernote and watch as everything instantly synchronizes from your BlackBerry phone or tablet and to your Mac or PC. No changelog with this release, so I imagine that this version takes care of bugs fixes. Get updated and let us know of any findings/fixes that you may notice!

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    by Published on 06-21-2012 02:35 AM
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    Today, June 21st, Big Red is launching its' latest 4G LTE network in 46 new cities and expanding coverage in 22 others. That makes a total of 304 cities in the USA with Verizon's 4G coverage. Let us know if your city or town has made the list!


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    by Published on 06-21-2012 12:59 AM
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    Former Binibining Pilipinas title holders Lia, Nicolette and Jennifer have reinstated the world renowned Philippine beauty and brains when they represented the country to various international beauty pageants. Swamped with hectic beauty queen roles and modeling contracts, find out how these young, beautiful and modern women smoothly juggle their personal and professional lives and yet manage to stay connected at all times. Check out the video below!

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    by Published on 06-20-2012 05:57 PM
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    1. BlackBerry Devices,
    2. BlackBerry Software

    Check out a video interview with Geoff from RIM Near Field Communication Product Management where he covers topics like what NFC is capable of today, where it's going, and what the applications are for both businesses and end users. NFC spans a wide variety of use cases, and many are poised to take off in a big way and continue to change the way that we use our BlackBerry smartphones to interact with our surroundings.

    Leave us a comment about where you think NFC is going in Smartphones!
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    by Published on 06-20-2012 09:15 AM
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    FaceBook for BlackBerry has made its way out of the Beta Zone and into App World. FaceBook has been refined in the Beta Zone over the past month and is now ready for prime time. Version 3.1.0.17 adds two new features groups and the ability to “Like” individual comments. Make sure you ...
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    by Published on 06-20-2012 05:41 AM
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    Once again RIM has given us a sneak peek into its innovative BlackBerry 10 OS. The BlackBerry 10 platform has slowly been making more appearances due to RIM's BlackBerry 10 Jam world tour. Although RIM has been keeping the lid on most of the features that make up BB 10 we have been given enough of a taste to know that RIM is on to something very good here.

    The BlackBerry 10 Jam world tour made its way to New York; and our Senior Editor AgentBlackBerry had the chance to sit down with RIM's principal architect, Gary Klassen to get a hands-on look at some of the features that BlackBerry 10 has to offer.

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    by Published on 06-20-2012 12:35 AM
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    1. BlackBerry PlayBook,
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    The popular game Sketch W Friends for BlackBerry PlayBook has just been updated to v3.2. With this update comes the ability to see how you stand up against your Facebook friends! Sketch W Friends is a real-time, multi-player, virtual game based on the classic games of Pictionary and Charades. You can purchase Sketch W Friends for only $1.99 in BlackBerry App World. So purchase now, or get updated and let us know how this version works for you!

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    by Published on 06-19-2012 11:24 PM
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    S4BB Limited has released an all new application for BlackBerry Smartphone: Camera for Facebook. Thanks to this application BlackBerry users can now take & share photos on their Facebook profile with just one click. Camera for Facebook is compatible with all BlackBerry Smartphones running OS 6.0 and higher, and is available at BlackBerry App World for $2.99.
    Features:

    • 1-click photo sharing.
    • Custom Photo Descriptions.
    • Facebook Integration.

    Note: This application does not integrate with the Facebook application that is installed on your phone. You need to log into your Facebook account within the app and authorize the app to upload photos.


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    by Published on 06-19-2012 05:08 AM
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    RIM wants you to stop missing out and to crash the party! RIM has launched a month long Interstate Tour in Malaysia that will party it's way through some of the countries major cities. The Interstate Tour will be stopping at, Penang, Kuching, Johor Bahru, and Kuala Lumpur. This ultimate party is part of RIM's "Stop Missing Out" campaign in Malaysia. The events help promote the recently released BlackBerry Curve 9220 and 9320.

    The BlackBerry Interstate Tour is invite only so you will have to get invited. To get yourself an invitation head on over to BlackBerry Malaysia's Facebook fan page and follow @BlackBerryMY . Attendees will also have a chance to win a new BlackBerry Curve!

    If you live in Malaysia and snag your self an invite let us know how it went, and show us some pictures. For even more contests from BlackBerry Malaysia you can check out the official Stop Missing Out website.

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    by Published on 06-19-2012 04:01 AM
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    With the recent news of Research In Motion restructuring and a large unsold inventory of phones and tablets, Celestica, one of the hardware suppliers for RIM has announced it will stop supplying hardware for BlackBerry phones over the next three to six months.

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    by Published on 06-18-2012 06:39 PM
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    Could the leaked sales information of RIM devices by a former AT&T employee, caused the premature fall of Research In Motion's stock prices? Alnoor Ebrahim, the former AT&T employee plead guilty to insider trading today in U.S. District Court. This caused investors ...
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    by Published on 06-18-2012 05:15 PM
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    1. BlackBerry Games,
    2. BlackBerry PlayBook


    Hexage has released a classic game for the BlackBerry PlayBook called, Radiant. Take your stand against the alien horde in a pure arcade space shooter. Relive the classics revamped! Cut through hundreds of creeps to face giant monsters in unique bossfights. Collect special weapons and power-ups, upgrade your ship and save your homeworld!

    FEATURES:

    • 100+ Levels
    • 10+ Boss-Fights
    • 6 Upgradeable Weapons
    • 12 Special Power-Ups
    • 3 Difficulty Options
    • Global On-Line Hiscores
    • Signature Sound by Kubatko

    Download Radiant for your BlackBerry PlayBook in BlackBerry App World for only $1.99.

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    by Published on 06-18-2012 04:54 PM
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    It seems like all the work Alec Saunders and his team of BlackBerry Developer relations, including Dave Balmer--even though today is his first day--has paid off. The much anticipated BlackBerry Developer webcast entitled "Astonishing UIs using the new BlackBerry 10 framework" is in such high demand that they are now offering the FREE webinar five times!

    From an email they sent event registrants earlier today,

    The response has been overwhelming! So much that our webcast technology cannot accommodate the number of people that have registered. And we want to ensure everyone gets a true interactive experience. The live question and answer period has always been the most popular part of our webcasts.
    To accommodate everyone we are running the webcast as follows:

    • Tue. June 19, 2012 at 11:00 am EST/8:00 am PAC (original webcast time)
    • Wed. June 20, 2012 at 11:00 am EST/8:00 am PAC
    • Wed. June 20, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST/11:00 am PAC
    • Thu. June 21, 2012 at 11:00 am EST/8:00 am PAC
    • Thu. June 21, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST/11:00 am PAC
    So if you can't be at a BB10 Jam event this summer, don't miss this chance and sign up for the BB10 Webinar today!
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    by Published on 06-18-2012 04:50 AM
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    In an effort to promote the BlackBerry Curve 9360, RIM has begun a strong ad campaign in Singapore that targets the National Service men. With a little eye candy, and a camera-less device RIM is hoping to lure the servicemen of Singapore's military into a new Curve 9360. A camera in the military is generally frowned upon, so the camera-less 9360 is an ideal fit for such a situation. RIM is also looking to market the social networking aspects of the Curve 9360, by promoting the easy integration of Facebook, BBM, and games.

    Singapore has been a hot spot for BlackBerry smartphones as it is one of the most popular brands in the country. RIM has been working hard trying to enhance their infrastructure in Singapore, and chose it over Indonesia to place key infrastructure equipment. Indonesia has one of the worlds largest BlackBerry populations at over 2.6 million customers.



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    by Published on 06-17-2012 08:32 PM
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    Despite the looming rumors of RIM putting thousands of rank and file workers out of a job, it seems the Waterloo based company is still in the hiring business.

    David Balmer, a former product manager, engineer and evangelist in the webOS Developer Relations team for Palm/HP left the company after only two years to become the Senior BlackBerry Developer Evangelist for Research In Motion.

    This is definitely good news given Dave's specialty is in HTML5, part of RIM's current strategy in getting back in the mobile arena. Possibly behind this move is Balmer's development of his "highly efficient cross platform app framework based on HTML5." He is mentioned as the sole developer in his LinkedIn profile and mentions that it has been developed with webkit in mind in his spare time. Interestingly enough it promises to be able to create mobile websites and native apps (using PhoneGap) for iOS, Android, webOS, Chrome, Safari, BlackBerry and more. Surely it won't be long before RIM adds this open source framework to the already long list of open source technologies available to developers through the BlackBerry 10 SDK.

    What we do know for sure, is that Dave agrees with the recent positive press RIM has been getting. In a blog post on his personal site today, he lists three reasons behind the move.

    • WebOS went from being a leader in HTML5 to being a "distant follower."
    • RIM has shown that "web developers can and should be equal citizens with native developers.
    • In his own words: "BB10 itself is damn awesome. It has some of goodies I liked from webOS, iOS and even Win7; but all streamlined and more functional. Plus, there are even more unique features and slick interactions which help put it way over the top in my book…. and it’s not even released yet."


    Welcome Dave to #TeamBlackberry by leaving a comment on his Blog or sending him a tweet @balmer.

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