Monthly Archive for December, 2010Page 3 of 17

S4BB Offering Top Selling Apps for $0.99 in App World


Holiday sale

The holiday deals are rolling in and S4BB has some pretty awesome apps available in App World for just 99 cents. One of the more useful apps the company has built is called SmartWiFi and it allows you to turn off WiFi when not needed. Additionally, SmartWifi will save WiFi locations so you can manage them effectively and save battery. Check out the list of 99 cent apps in App World and treat yourself to one this holiday season. Just look for “***MERRY APP-MAS CHRISTMAS SALE – 80% OFF!***” in the app description.

BlackBerry PlayBook Developer Webcasts Recapped


playbook and torch

Back in late October, we told you that RIM would be holding 5 weeks of BlackBerry PlayBook developer webcasts to answer some critical questions about PlayBook development. The official BlackBerry dev blog put up a recap of the webcasts, as well as answered some common questions that were asked in the Q&A portion of the webcasts. Those questions included:
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Jared Company Giving Away 2 BlackBerry Torch Smartphones


The Jared Company

The Jared Company let us know that they’re running a holiday sweepstakes from December 20th, to January 19th, 2011. The app company will be giving away up to 2 BlackBerry Torch devices; one Torch will be awarded to the winner of the sweepstakes, and if the winner was referred by a friend, then the referring friend will win the second Torch (if applicable).
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TELUS Users Can Now Buy Apps via Carrier Billing in App World


telus app world

Back in early September we heard that TELUS would be the first carrier in Canada to provide carrier billing support with App World. The news was buried in a press release about the launch of the BlackBerry Torch in Canada and now users can finally take advantage of the service. So if you’re a TELUS user, head over to App World and give it a shot.

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DragonRAD Offering $50 Gift Card Draw for Attending Webinar



DragonRAD has offered a draw for a $50 gift card to the BlackBerryCool Store for anyone that registers, watches and stays to the end of their webinar. Their product sounds like a really easy way to build BlackBerry enterprise applications, so if you’re interested, the $50 is a nice bonus. Here are the details:
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Hootsuite Updated With Facebook Places, Foursquare and Twitter Locations



Hootsuite has been a long awaited BlackBerry app by many because of its great ability to manage so many different social networking accounts. The beta app has been decent but the app still needs some work. Performance enhancements and some UI work could go a long way to making this app a must-have. With the most recent update, Hootsuite has added:
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