Monthly Archive for October, 2012Page 3 of 6

Developers: Remember That Apps Are an International Business

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We’ve written about Eric at Ebscer’s apps many times before and recently he published a talk he gave at BarCamp Rochester about apps being an international business. The talk provides a few details about how Ebscer’s apps are in more countries than McDonalds (not to say the business is bigger, but to give you an idea on the number of countries supported) and the cost of the service he used for translating ($0.05 per word). Check out the brief, 3 minute video after the break.
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The BlackBerry Keyboard Is Still A Major Competitive Advantage

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Recently, I sat down with NPR Marketplace to talk about BlackBerry. The journalist wanted to know a little about demographics, who uses a BlackBerry, why people use a BlackBerry and how the platform differs from others. One thing that’s becoming increasingly bothersome, is how BlackBerry users are having to defend their smartphone choice. “Oh, you still use a BlackBerry?” is something I hear maybe once per week. Do you get that? What do you say?
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Why Apps Get Denied From BlackBerry App World

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When developers submit a new app to BlackBerry App World, there’s a period in which they’ve got their fingers crossed until their app get approved. Today the BlackBerry App World Team has released a clear and concise document on why apps get rejected.
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Accessorize Your BlackBerry Playbook With Handmade Etsy Cases

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The seasons are changing and what better way to match your gadgets to you new fall jacket than with a handmade BlackBerry Playbook case from Etsy.

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Free App Task Manager for BlackBerry Updated

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App Task Manager by S4BB is a cool utility app that lets you figure exactly what’s running on your BlackBerry allowing you to diagnose performance issues and save battery life by running less simultaneous apps.
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RIM Expands Presence In Nigeria as African Demand for BlackBerry Grows

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RIM has recently established an official presence in Nigeria: RIM Nigeria PLC. Nigeria is the 2nd fastest growing mobile market on earth after China and BlackBerry has seen tremendous growth there.
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