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The Sandbox: A Fun Low Res Sandbox Game for BlackBerry 10

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The Sandbox is a 2D “sandbox” game for BlackBerry 10 by Pixowl and Bulkypix. All the items in The Sandbox’s universe are made up of pixels of different simple elements, all with their own behaviours. These elements react to each other in such a manner that is both oversimplified and very very fun. The game had it’s origins as a fun flash game by onimatrix: Play it here.

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Colorize for BlackBerry 10: Add Color Back to Your Black and White Photos

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Colorize is a photo editing app for BlackBerry 10 that turns your photo into black and white picture and you add colors back into the image. A great way to have fun with your mobile photos before sharing them online. Continue reading ‘Colorize for BlackBerry 10: Add Color Back to Your Black and White Photos’

Photo Studio Update Brings Free Image Editing to BlackBerry Smartphones and Playbook

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Photo Studio by KVADGroup is a free image editing suite for BlackBerry Playbook and phones running BlackBerry OS 5 and above. The simple yet powerful image editing tools, effects and filters are great for the mobile and the update to version 0.9.9 adds a number of new features. Photo Studio also has a cool social layer that allows you to share the images you create over BBM.
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RIM’s Senior VP of Design Honored at the Interior Design Show

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The Interior Design Show has honored RIM’s Senior Vice President of Design, Todd Wood by selecting Todd as one of 20 renowned designers from around the world to create a new version of the iconic “Julian” chair by Magis as part of the Interior Design Show in Toronto. Todd’s chair was auctioned off on January 26th at the Cherish Charity Event and Exhibit to benefit the children’s non-profit organization, ONEXONE.

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Startup Showcase: Discover Art Around the World With Art Sumo #startupfest

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Anyone who has traveled a lot knows that the developing world is a fascinating place to discover art. Each culture has a unique style and since developing countries don’t have the same media infrastructure, you probably will never hear about some of the incredible artists coming out of places like India. Art Sumo aims to help connect potential art buyers with works of art from both the developed and developing world via a newsletter. According to the founder:

At Art Sumo, we give you the opportunity to virtually travel the world just by checking your email each day. We scour the globe to provide you with access to one handcrafted, one-of-a-kind painting from an undiscovered artist daily, at exclusive, members-only pricing. Think of us as a daily round-trip ticket to the art bazaars of Thailand, India, or even Southern France..

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The Artist Behind the LEGO BlackBerry at the BlackBerry Developer Conference

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Back at the BlackBerry Developer Conference, in the Experts Zone, there was a giant Tour 9630 made of LEGO bricks. It turns out that the BlackBerry was designed by a professional LEGO artist (yes, they exist) named Nathan Sawaya. Nathan is a former lawyer who now makes a living building artistic sculptures entirely out of LEGO. His portfolio includes a life-size Han Solo frozen in Carbonite, as well as a giant Monopoly game and a working cello.
A picture of the original after the jump