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The Predicktor Shows Apple’s Prudeness and Scores One for BlackBerry

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The Predicktor is a great app. It combines humour and education to bring to light a sensitive subject in sex education that is important to at least 50% of the population: penis size. The app takes a variety of data including height and shoe size, and combines data from medical journals, to provide a prediction about a man’s penis size. The idea is part novelty (how accurate is it?), part humour (it’s funny to predict penis size), part game (girls can do it for fun) and part education (people should know penis size doesn’t deviate much within groups of the same diet and genetics). The app’s developer recently wrote me to say that the app was denied by Apple for being too graphic (bear in mind that there are no pornographic images), but it has been approved on BlackBerry World and is available for BlackBerry 10 users.
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Check Out The Freemium Arcade Classic Shooter AlphaWave for BlackBerry 10

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AlphaWave is a really cool, classic arcade shooter from Hardline Studios. The game has some very intuitive controls, but the best part is the game progression coupled with the weapons at your disposal. As you play the game, it takes about a minute and you’re unleashing awesome lazers and dodging a screen full of enemies. Check it out in BlackBerry World.
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[UPDATED] BlackBerry World vs BlackBerry App World: Not Just a Name Change

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BlackBerry has made a lot of changes to BlackBerry World, its app distribution portal, with the launch of BlackBerry 10. The new portal has a lot of positive design elements on BlackBerry 10 devices, as well as it received a makeover on the desktop. The problem, is that with this new design, Vendors have lost some of the functionality that made App World great. For me, as a Vendor, it has really have become a nightmare. Here are the current key issues with the new BlackBerry World:
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BlackBerry World Web Storefront Revamped But It Looks Broken

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The BlackBerry World site has been recently revamped but as far as we can tell it seems broken. Now, it could just be our browser but it’s the only site that seems to have these problems. Yesterday, RIM’s PR messaged out to say the site had received a redesign and it’s very likely that this redesign has some bugs in it. Here at BlackBerryCool, we know that redesigns can cause huge headaches. We’ve been through them. Keep reading to see the errors we’re getting.
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Follow @BlackBerryCool On Twitter for Realtime Updates From #BB10Jam and #BBWC

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We’re posting updates to Twitter faster than the blog posts are going up so make sure you’re following us and keeping up with the news. Below, you’ll find some examples of the live tweets we’re posting from the show. So far, the show has been really great and we’re even more excited about getting our hands on a BlackBerry 10 smartphone.
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CIO Magazine’s Al Sacco to Host a Q&A Session With RIM Executives at BlackBerry World 2012

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CIO Magazine’s Al Sacco will be hosting a Q&A session with RIM executives that this year’s BlackBerry World conference. The session called “Ask RIM, Hosted by Al Sacco” will allow you to ask any question you may have about the company and its offerings.
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