Getting your “baggage” handled this Thanksgiving? Well Foursquare has a badge for that too. When checking in to an airport, include something in the shout such as “TSA”, “grope” or “Don’t touch my junk, bro!” and you’ll unlock the badge. Once unlocked, the text reads “Looks like you’ve had your baggage handled. Happy Holidays and have a safe flight!”.
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The story of why Kik has been pulled from App World just got more complicated. Today, Kik posted an open letter to Kik users asking RIM to let Kik back in App World. Recently, RIM not only pulled Kik from App World, but they have removed Kik’s access to the BlackBerry Software Development Kit and Signing Keys, so any future development is frozen. So what exactly is going on here? It’s obvious not all the facts are on the table.
Kik doesn’t openly accuse RIM of pulling the application because it directly competes with BBM, but they do say:
Continue reading ‘More on RIM Shutting Down the Kik Messenger Service’
BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6.0 is a decent upgrade from the previous version of Desktop Manager but it still needs a little ways to go. The latest version supports 6.0 devices and is meant to make the experience a little more user friendly. In the latest leaked version of 6.0, you’ll find:
- Microsoft Outlook & Exchange 2010 64-bit are now supported
- Administrator silent install
- Organizer sync improved
- Wi-Fi sync streaming now supported for over SSL (BlackBerry 6)
College Humor put together a contest video that asks people to spin a wheel and either BBM or text a contact for $100. The best part is that you have to wait 5 minutes before telling the person that it was a prank, in order to give them time to answer and let the prank settle in. Check out the video for a few laughs.
WWF-Canada and Polar Mobile have launched an app using Polar Mobile’s SMART Platform. The app gives users updates users on the latest WWF-Canada news, from conservation successes, stories and videos to details on upcoming events in Canada and around the world.
For those who don’t know about the non-profit, the WWF aims to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.