Monthly Archive for February, 2011Page 3 of 16

Free App Download Site From The Jared Company

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The Jared Company made a cool download site for users to grab free and useful apps. The site is especially useful for those who do not have access to BlackBerry App World in their country. Some of the free apps include:

FaceChat – Chat for Facebook
Screen Grabber
WeatherTrax
ASAP – Ignore Call and Send Custom Text Mesage
Who is it? Custom LED Alerts for Contacts
In Case of Emergency
One Touch Translate

Get free apps from free.jerdco.com.

Mobiola xPlayer App Updated with Dropbox and OS 6 Support

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Mobiola xPlayer is an alternative media player to the default BlackBerry Media Player that supports all major audio and video formats with Live Radio support. The app lets you watch video, listen to music and podcasts, as well as keep track of news feeds. Recently, the app was updated with support for BlackBerry 6 devices, as well as:
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Leaked Screenshots of Facebook for BlackBerry 2.0 with Chat, Pages and More

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Facebook for BlackBerry has been in dire need of an update for some time now. Considering how many people use the app, it’s surprising that RIM doesn’t allocate far more development resources to the project. In some ways, the user’s experience in the app is tied to their opinion of the device, and can make or break a loyal customer.

With Facebook 2.0, we now see that the app comes with much more functionality. The updated version will include:
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BlackBerry Torch Running Slow? Tips to Getting It Back to Full Speed

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A little while ago my Torch became nearly unusable. I was getting the spinning clock on almost every action and I would get “Uncaught exception” errors often. Even the touchscreen stopped working at one point. The Torch is running smoothly now and I thought I would share the process in case others had the same experience.
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RIM Makes BlackBerry Code Signing Keys Free for Tablet and Smartphones

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Back at the last BlackBerry Developer Conference, RIM announced that they would waive all the fees for registering and deploying apps to App World. The move made a lot of sense and really helped RIM get increased interest from developers. There was also a bit of a downside, as App World became flooded with BlackBerry Themes, which aren’t exactly apps. In a similar move, RIM has made the signing keys, which used to cost $20, free for the Tablet and Smartphone OS.
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Navigation Tips for BlackBerry OS 6 Devices

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BlackBerry 6 has some pretty great features for making the navigation experience better on a BlackBerry. While the OS doesn’t have anything crazy in terms of new features, it does go a long way to making the user interface more graphical and efficient.

RIM sent out a list of navigation tips that nicely sums up some of the ways BlackBerry 6 makes the user expeirence a little faster. Whether you have a touchscreen or non-touchscreen BlackBerry running OS 6, read through the tips and see if there’s anything you didn’t know.
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