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The thingCharger Is a Better Way to Charge Your Devices (PlayBook, BlackBerry and More)

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The thingCharger is a crowdfunding campaign that has been funded over 100x its original asking price. The device works by being plugged into the wall socket and it’s made to look exactly like the original plug, except this one has USB ports and a charging dock on top. It’s a pretty great idea but it also has a couple flaws.
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Montreal-Based Double Stallion and Execution Labs Launches Big Action Mega Fight!

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Looking for a fun, free game to play on iOS? Check out Big Action Mega Fight!, a new title by Montreal-based Double Stallion and game dev incubator Execution Labs. BAMF! reminds us of the good old days and strikes that nostalgic heart string.
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BBM Being Used for Customer Service in the Middle East

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It’s pretty widely understood that BBM is being used all over Asia in some pretty interesting ways. The messaging app is still incredibly popular in East Asia as well as South-East Asia. Recently, @shahriyarali tweeted a photo of a customer service BBM pin, and the timing is very interesting. With BBM Channels being released, stories like this are one reason brands and businesses are going to start adopting BBM as a tool for engaging with customers. This could be a sign of things to come.

BBM for iOS and Android Updated With Sharing Features and Bug Fixes

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The big moment will come when BBM for iOS, Android and BlackBerry all have the same feature set and that’s when this app is really going to take off. Features like video calling, BBM Voice and screensharing are all going to be game changers for a cross-platform communication tool. Until then, BBM is getting updated with bug fixes, sharing features and general performance improvements.
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Beautiful and Simple Sudoku 7 Now Available for BlackBerry 10

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Sudoku is a really relaxing game and Sudoku 7 by Magmic is a simple, elegant version for BlackBerry 10. The game comes with 3 levels of difficulty and hundreds of puzzles to try. You can also sign in with your Twitter handle to get a little customization. If you’re a sudoku fan, you’ll appreciate this download. It’s completely free and ad free.
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Mobile Games Cost $300K and Take 156 Days To Complete

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There’s a huge discrepancy between what people think it costs to make a game and what it actually costs. Take it from someone who has been pitched to many times. Often I get people who want an app or a game and are willing to shell out $5K, maybe $10K, but have no idea that on average, a mobile game costs $300K an takes, on average, 156 days to complete. A recent report from Nordicity, points to this fact, along with some other interesting takeaways about the Canadian video game industry.
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