Monthly Archive for March, 2012

Free Hookt Messenger App Features Cross-Platform Messaging With Social Games Coming Soon

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Hookt Messenger (created by airG) is a completely free, easy to use, cross-platform social messaging app. You can chat with anyone, anywhere in the world, on any smartphone or computer (BlackBerry, iPhone, Android, tablets, computers, pretty much anything that has an internet connection). Hookt’s integration with other social apps (such as Facebook and Twitter) makes it easy to add friends on Hookt, and also find and invite new friends. Everyone gets a unique Hookt ID that can easily be shared. Currently, the app has pretty much all the features you would expect of a messaging app, and we’re told it’s rapidly evolving and soon to have features such as the ability to play social games while you chat.
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Games for Playbook: Plants vs Zombies

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Halloween is still a ways away yet, but that doesn’t mean we should be getting rusty. In this zombie slaying simulator you play as the plants protecting your home from invasion by building a ferocious garden of zombie doom!

Promo of Plants vs Zombies on App World

Just released for the Blackberry Playbook you too can fight off the hordes of zombies with sunflowers, pea shooters, potato mines and much more.

For $4.99 this game will deliver days’ worth of challenging zombie slaying levels and extras. So go ahead and check it out on App World today!

Part 1: Using BlackBerry PlayBooks As Video Intercoms At The BlackBerryCool Office

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At our offices in downtown Ottawa, we have a problem where our door requires a biometric thumbprint scan in order to get in so we have to rely on people knocking to receive guests and deliveries. This doesn’t work so well when everyone in the office has headphones on and we can’t hear anyone knocking. The great thing is that we all have BlackBerry PlayBooks at our desk and the video chat system can act as a visual notification so you can not only know when someone is at the door, but you can see who is there too.
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Magmic’s New Celestial Theme for BlackBerry

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Whether you like astronomy or astrology, you’ll love the new Celestial theme from Magmic. This new stargazing BlackBerry theme lights up your home screen and app icons with constellations galore.
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Viira Outlook Suite and Getting Things Done (GTD) App Now Version 2 With More Productivity Features

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Outlook is still a big part of the corporate and personal productivity world. The Viira Outlook Suite gives you the ability to organize and synchronize all your projects, priorities and commitments across MS Outlook and your BlackBerry. The app is intuitive and effective because it’s based on the principles of David Allen’s Getting Things Done, a popular time management theory and set of courses. The Viira Outlook Suite consists of a BlackBerry app and an Outlook plugin and provides support for all key elements of GTD such as projects, contexts, next actions, day tasks, an in-basket and more.
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5 Features We Want To See On The BlackBerry 10 Developer Alpha Smartphone

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At the BlackBerry 10 Jam, developers are going to get a limited edition smartphone featuring a prototype of BlackBerry 10. The smartphone isn’t meant as a launch device for consumers, and it’s specifically meant so developers can test their applications on the device. So given that we know this is RIM’s strategy, what features should this smartphone have? Here are 5 features that we believe are important for developers to make great apps for the BlackBerry 10.
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