Monthly Archive for March, 2012Page 4 of 11

Developers: You Should Attend the BlackBerry 10 Jam at BlackBerry World in Orlando, May 1st

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BlackBerry World is going to be an awesome conference this year. Not only is RIM hosting its standard BlackBerry conference, but the company will have a developer-conference-within-a-conference called BlackBerry 10 Jam. According to RIM, the BlackBerry 10 Jam “will be dedicated to developers and is a unique opportunity for developers to connect with BlackBerry platform experts and learn more about the benefits and business opportunities of the BlackBerry platform. The show will give developers insight on building applications in anticipation of the launch of the new BlackBerry 10 OS later this year.” What kind of insight will they provide? Well the schedule has a “Hands-on” Lab Session so hopefully devices!
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The Foursquare Prank That You Should Play Right Now

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The most annoying thing that people do with Foursquare is broadcast their boring errands on the service, and worse, publish them on Twitter. Nobody cares that you’re at Walmart right now! The only time you’re allowed to checkin on Foursquare is if a) you’re at a party and want your friends to see and come, b) it’s a special event or c) you’re doing it for the badge. Otherwise, stop telling everyone that you’re getting gas at Esso. My life is filled with enough boring minutiae and I don’t need yours too. Anyways, here’s a great prank to get back at everyone checking in to their boring lives.
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Sketch With Friends is a Draw Something Clone for Your PlayBook, Android Tablet and iPad

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There’s a lot of buzz around the game Draw Something, especially as the developers OMGPOP were acquired by Zynga for reportedly $200M or more. The game is fun, addictive and while there isn’t a BlackBerry version, PlayBook and Android tablet users can check out Sketch With Friends. The game is just like Draw Something and in fact, when you think about if Zynga were to build Draw Something themselves, they’d probably name it “with friends” too. The cross-platform aspect of this game is a huge plus over Draw Something as users can compete against platforms too.
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Free Magazine Reader Zinio Launches on BlackBerry App World

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Zinio is a full-featured magazine reader for the BlackBerry Playbook. It’s recent launch on App World gives readers instant access to thousands of global publications.
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Mensa’s Free Brain Test App for BlackBerry Launches

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Mensa is the largest and oldest high IQ society in the world. Appshen and Barnstorm Games have released the official Mensa Brain Test app for BlackBerry.
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Free Travel App TripIt Tops a Million Users

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Concur’s travel app TripIt helps travellers by providing a suite utilities that help them get live information about their flight’s status. The software provides notifications on any delay your flight may have as well as can offer easy navigation of alternate flights.
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