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EOS Remote Control for JRiver Media Center App for BlackBerry 10

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Eos is a remote control application for the JRiver Media Center, allowing you to control your media center from your BlackBerry 10 smartphone. This app is made by one of the guys on the BlackBerry World team, so you can rest assured it deserves the Built for BlackBerry certification. Check out the features after the jump.
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PinGuin Wins 1st Place at Cambridge BlackBerry Jam Camp

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BlackBerry Jam Camp is two days of intensive training on the BlackBerry 10 platform. During the event, you get training and at the end, you’re in a position to submit an application and get certified with the Built for BlackBerry stamp. This summer, BlackBerry Jam Camp attendees in Cambridge/Waterloo, competed for the best app and the results are in. PinGuin won 1st place, with Diaree second and Track a Pack third. Read on for links to these awesome apps.
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Vinyl Collectors, Check Out “Can You Dig It: Rare Soul 45s” App for BlackBerry 10

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Can You Dig It: Rare Soul 45s, is an app that’s completely unique and targeted. With Can You Dig It, you can search a catalog of 4500+ rare soul 45s, with access to label scans, YouTube videos and pricing. The app was created by Scott Birksted, a developer at BlackBerry on the App World team. It’s cool to see BlackBerry employees getting behind the platform and making their own apps. Read on for more details about Can You Dig It.
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BlackBerry Wins “Most Usable Mobile Platform on the Market” Debate

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Okay, BlackBerry didn’t really win. I just took the credit for all their hard work and won a local debate. The crowd voted by applause at CapCHI Ottawa recently, in a debate about the most usable OS. The debate statement, “Be it Resolved That [My Chosen Mobile Platform] is the Most Usable Mobile Platform on the Market” was presented with 4 local debaters all representing their respective OS. Here is the presentation slide by slide that won the debate for BlackBerry.
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Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, Says It’s Not Investing in BlackBerry Platform Going Forward

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Check out the above video, embedded at the exact time where Levie talks BlackBerry.

Box is an interesting partner for BlackBerry as the company addresses 2 key areas of the platform: cloud storage and enterprise. As Box moves increasingly into the cloud storage for enterprise space, it becomes a more critical partner of BlackBerry’s and at launch, Box seemed to be totally on board. According to the CEO, this isn’t going to be the case going forward and they aren’t going to be investing more in the platform.
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BlackBerry Q5 Review: The Affordable, BlackBerry 10 QWERTY Smartphone

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The BlackBerry Q5 was announced at BlackBerry World 2013 in Orlando, Florida. The smartphone bills itself as an affordable and modern QWERTY smartphone that has all the apps you expect on BlackBerry 10, coupled with the productivity and ease of messaging that BlackBerry is known for. So does it live up to expectations? Read on and see.
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