Monthly Archive for February, 2012Page 2 of 10

BlackBerry PlayBook Native SDK 2.0 Out of Beta And Now Available for Everyone

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The latest version of the PlayBook SDK is out and this version includes new APIs for developers to make the best apps possible on PlayBook. The new APIs allow developers to collect device information such as battery, phone, storage and more to alert users on resources. Developers can also leverage an LED service API to allow for application notifications as well as a stereo sound API. These APIs aren’t all that impressive but a small step towards the Super Apps that we love on BlackBerry OS 7 being on BlackBerry 10. We’re eager to see what APIs RIM is working on with SDK 3.0.

Developers, what APIs do you want RIM to release ASAP?
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HandyGames Launches 5 New BlackBerry PlayBook Games (Tattoo Tycoon, Guns’n'Glory and More)

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HandyGames has made some really popular games for BlackBerry smartphones and the company has recently launched 5 new titles for the BlackBerry PlayBook. The games include Tattoo Tycoon, Guns’n'Glory, Cyberlords, Pigs of Doom, and Townsmen. The games all provide varying levels of difficulty and are sure to keep you entertained. This is also a great example of a company that had a big presence on legacy BlackBerrys and is making the transition to BlackBerry 10. Check out below for more about these new PlayBook titles.
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TAT Demos a Mind-Blowing BlackBerry PlayBook Document and File Sharing Concept App

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The PlayBook is gearing up to be a pretty awesome Professional Tablet and at Mobile World Congress, TAT was showing off a demo of a concept app for how documents and files could be shared among a group of tablets. It’s demos like this that show TAT as being a great acquisition for the company. As QNX provides the powerful OS that will enable the apps of the future, TAT will provide the UI/UX that will make them stand out above the competition. See the videos below to see what file sharing among PlayBooks could look like.
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PlayBook OS 2 HTML5 Tests Show Off New Turbo-Boosted Browser [Video]

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The latest update to the PlayBook has been pretty incredible. Not only does the update bring native email, contacts and calendar to the tablet, but it also has some awesome behind-the-scenes updates including a turbo-boosting of the hardware accelerated capabilities of the PlayBook OS 2 browser. Check out the video below to see just how much faster the latest browser on the PlayBook is.
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Free Social TV Watching App Yap.tv Now Available for BlackBerry Smartphones and PlayBook

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Yap.TV is a pretty cool service that lets you navigate TV shows via an up-to-the minute program guide that gives you the latest shows as well as what’s trending. The app gives you insight into not only what the show is about, but what people are saying about it on the Internet. Watching the latest episode of Walking Dead and getting sick of the slow plot development? Get in on the conversation. With Yap.TV, you can connect yourself to a community of people watching TV and it adds another layer of entertainment. Yap.TV was previously only available on iPad, and it is now available for BlackBerry smartphones and the PlayBook tablet.
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Free BibbyCam Photography App Updated With More Filters And Frames

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Photo sharing and photo filtering apps are all the rage these days on mobile. With so many pictures being taken, users are always looking for fun new ways to differentiate their photos from their friends’. BibbyCam is a free photography app for BlackBerry that has recently been updated with more filters and frames to customize your photos. Download the app and begin sharing your customized pics on facebook and twitter today.
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