Monthly Archive for August, 2010Page 3 of 25

Labyrinth Game Updated to Version 1.4.1 with BlackBerry Torch Support



Labyrinth is a classic wooden labyrinth game that involves steering a steel ball to the finish hole. This game is ideal for the BlackBerry Storm and Torch because it uses the accelerometer to control the ball and reach the exit. There are hazards such as blocks, holes and portals so make sure to keep a steady grip. Recently, the game has been updated to version 1.4.1 and includes Torch support.

Check out Labyrinth for your Storm or Torch.

Also, feel free to try Labyrinth Lite for free!

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App World Vendor Agreement Updated with Privacy Policy Changes


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RIM legal has made changes to the BlackBerry App World Vendor Agreement on the Vendor Portal, and the changes mainly pertain to section 8.2 which deals with Privacy and Data Protection. Privacy is a hot topic right now, with social networks such as Facebook taking heat for the data they’re collecting, and location based services such as Foursquare, being told they pose a risk to people leaving their homes unattended. It doesn’t look like the most recent changes put any new pressure on developers, but it looks like RIM legal is making an effort to make sure they’re covered on all fronts.

Click here to download a copy of the vendor agreement with changes shown.

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Future Shop to Sell Rogers BlackBerry Torch September 15th


future shop torch

We’ve been hearing that the Torch is set to arrive in September in Canada and launch dates have put it anywhere between the middle of September to the end of the month. A recent screenshot of a sales terminal or inventory system tells us that the Rogers BlackBerry Torch will be going on sale at Future Shop on the 15th which puts it only around a couple weeks away.

Be sure to check out our review of the BlackBerry Torch.

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BlackBerryCool Roundup for the Week of August 23rd



It’s pretty incredible how much goes on in the BlackBerry world in a given week and it’s easy to miss out on something. It’s for that reason that each week we give you a roundup and a weekend to catch up with some casual reading.

A lot happened this week including more news about Canadian BlackBerry Torch launches as well as RIM made a big acquisition of the company Cellmania. If you’re going to read one article, it should probably be the BlackBerry Torch 9800 review:

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Review: BlackBerry 6, Touchscreen, Keyboard and More

Hit the jump and catch up on a full week of BlackBerry news, reviews, games and apps.
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Zimbra Announces Support for BES 5.0 with Zimbra Connector for BES 6.5


Zimbra Connector for BES 6.5

Today Zimbra announced that its Zimbra Connector for BES 6.5 (ZCB 6.5), will be available in the first half of Q4 and will have support for BES 5.0. Zimbra Connector for BES is designed for companies that want a better alternative to traditional email solutions such as Exchange. ZCB 6.5 will provide native synchronization of BlackBerry mail, address book, calendar and tasks, and will also support Windows Server 2008 (32- and 64-bit).

Other features of Zimbra Connector for BES include:

  • Sync to all BlackBerry devices
  • Full access to Zimbra GAL
  • Search messages
  • Open / view attachments
  • Manage calendar events; accept / decline meetings
  • Administrators add / provision users directly in the BlackBerry Administration Console

More information available from the Zimbra blog.

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Experiencing BIS Problems in Canada and North America?



There are reports that BIS users across Canada and the US are experiencing problems across all carriers with email, web browsing, Facebook, Twitter etc. So far there are no reports from the Michigan area, but Ohio and parts of Canada are reporting problems. RIM is attempting to fix the problem.

Are you having issues? Let us know where, what and on which carrier.

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