Monthly Archive for October, 2011Page 4 of 9

RIM Rolls Out First Outage Loyalty App: iSpeech DriveSafe.ly Pro

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In appreciation for BlackBerry users’ loyalty through the recent service outages, RIM has rolled out the first of its free premium apps that will continue to be released over the next month and available free of charge until the end of 2011.

More about today’s available app: Drive Safe.ly after the jump
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How To Port Your Android Apps to the PlayBook

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If you’re an Android developer, the PlayBook and BBX is an incredible opportunity to get more downloads/purchases. Estimates put the PlayBook sales around 700,000+ and it’s arguably a better platform to develop for as its user base is known to be more affluent and spend more on apps. There are a couple ways you can port your app to PlayBook and we highly recommend you do it asap.
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Scoreloop Community Gaming SDK Now Available in Beta Zone

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Back in early June, we learned that RIM had acquired Scoreloop. For those who don’t know about Scoreloop, or who have never played a Scoreloop-enabled game, the company provides a way to create community, incentives, highscores and more for games. If you’re a BlackBerry developer, you can now use the Scoreloop SDK beta for Native SDK v1.0 for BlackBerry PlayBook OS.
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Mike Lazaridis and Alec Saunders Talk App World and Developer Community #BBDevCon

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We’re here at BlackBerry DevCon and Mike Lazaridis as well as Alec Saunders are on stage to talk about some cool things we can expect from App World, as well as the general developer community, in the coming months. Some things to expect include a better developer portal, enterprise apps, and more outreach from RIM to the developer community. There’s a lot going on and while we’re not sure exactly when this stuff is available, it’s great to see it’s coming. More after the break.
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Mike Lazaridis Keynote: The Introduction of BBX and the Future of BlackBerry

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Lazaridis took the stage to kick off DevCon with a keynote that started off talking about the growth of the platform. He talked about the increase in subscriber base, BBM users and the benefits of being a developer for the BlackBerry platform. Some of the numbers include 70 million subscribers, 25 million downloads of BBM apps (foursquare had 200,000 downloads in one day) and something like 80 million BBM users. The biggest announcement so far is the introduction of BBX, the combination of QNX and BlackBerry.
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New Premium Theme TheGrid Features Quick Navigation

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TheGrid is a new Premium theme by Monster Mobile Design that features quick access to all your favorite apps. Inspired by Fusion Garage’s Grid OS look, TheGrid theme has custom slots to prominently display your apps so you won’t have to visit the menu to quickly launch your favorite apps.

Buy TheGrid premium theme for $4.99