Monthly Archive for September, 2011Page 4 of 10

Foursquare Global Hackathon Hacks Live Including Zsquare for iPhone #4sqhackathon

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Last weekend foursquare held a global hackathon where developers all over the world sat down with the foursquare API to see what they could come up with. The results were pretty awesome and BlackBerryCool was at the Ottawa event checking out the local talent. There were a couple awesome projects on the go including a framework for developing foursquare applications, and a game called Zsquare for the iPhone. More after the break.
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UPDATED: Great Deal: Mobilicity BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 for Free With 12 Month Plan

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Mobilicity has a pretty awesome deal on a Curve 3G – free with a 12 month contract. It could be that since the new Curve has been announced, Mobilicity is offloading its older stock. The Curve 3G is a solid BlackBerry with few frills but still gives you that solid messaging experience. More after the jump.
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Add Shortcuts to Your Homescreen and Global Menu With Freemium Iconify

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Iconify lets you create quick links to contacts, emails and more on your homescreen so they can be accessed right away. The app also gives you the ability to assign a user-defined hotkey to an Iconify link to make the launch process even faster. Recently, the app has gone freemium and there’s plenty of functionality for free. More after the jump.
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Xploding Boxes by Ebscer Now Available for the PlayBook

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Xploding Boxes is one of our favorite puzzle games for its simplicity and visual effects. The game has been a hit on the smartphone and Ebscer has announced that it’s now available for the PlayBook. Hit the jump for more details.
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Share Price and BBM Down: Bad Timing To Say the Least

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You may have noticed BBM down today as the service has been acting up for various regions and carriers. We have reports from both Toronto and Waterloo that BBM isn’t working. Have you experienced any problems? Let us know. More details after the break.
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Developers: Translate and Localize Your Apps With Tethras

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Localizing your app is extremely important for any developer but it’s especially important for BlackBerry devs. RIM is selling devices all over the world with hotbeds in places like Indonesia. If your app is only in English, you aren’t capitalizing on those BlackBerry users that only want to download an app with support for their language. Tethras aims to help make that process easy. Click through for more details.
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