Monthly Archive for July, 2012Page 3 of 6

The Vault Pro Helps BlackBerry Users Recover From a Lost Wallet

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The Vault Pro is a BlackBerry app by The Jared Company that password protects photos of your ID, license and credit cards on your phone. When your wallet or purse goes missing, just refer to your saved images so you can call and cancel them.
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Data Usage Demystified: Free Network Traffic Control for BlackBerry

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The BlackBerry platform has always been good about sipping data. If you’re ever curious about how much data you’re putting through you phone, give Network Traffic Control by S4BB a try for free.
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OSCream is a Free Flexible Customizable Touchscreen OSC Control Surface for BlackBerry Playbook

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OSCream for Playbook is a free OSC controller app by Julien Nicault that comes with 4 different button and knob layouts. OSC or Open Sound Control is a standard for sending control information between computers and music equipment. A successor to MIDI, OSC offers way more fluidity of control in comparison to MIDI’s 128 notes.
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RIM Announces Developer SDK Updates for BlackBerry 10

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RIM has announced an update to the BlackBerry 10 SDK. The update focuses on BlackBerry Webworks (HTML5) as well as the Native SDK (Cascades). If you’d like see some of the new tools available to developers on BlackBerry 10 explained, tune into one of their interactive webinars.
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How RIM Can Host BlackBerry DevCon 2012 Without Having Any News Whatsover

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It’s not clear whether or not RIM will be hosting a 2012 DevCon this year in San Francisco, as they have done in previous years. The problem is that they’re screwed either way this year. There’s nothing they can really say about BlackBerry 10, as it’s announced and we’ve already seen the demos. There’s nothing to say on the PlayBook side, unless they announce the 4G version. But even at that, it’s nothing that developers would be particularly interested in. RIM could release some updates to the DevAlpha, but that’s hardly something you can wrap a conference around.

So what if they cancelled the event this year? Well first, the media would have a field day with “RIM Cancels Developer Conference With No Developers Attending”. The spin on the story would clearly be that RIM is canceling, not because of a lack of news, but because nobody is interested in the platform. So it seems RIM is doomed either way. But there’s one thing that could really make up for both: a huge hackathon.
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S4BB Launches Magazine Line on BlackBerry Playbook

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S4BB Limited has launched a new line of subscription-based magazine for BlackBerry PlayBook. The series consists of 24 different magazines, varying from sports to animals, psychology or food & cooking.
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