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Smarter Apps Announces 10 Million BlackBerry Users and Makes Angry Farm Game Free

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Smarter Apps is a mobile game development studio in Ottawa, Canada. The company was founded by some ex-RIM employees and has grown pretty tremendously since its founding. Recently, Smarter Apps celebrated over 10 million unique BlackBerry users on its platform and its total user base is probably much larger. The company also has games for Android and iOS, so it’s probably going to announce 20 million in the not-so-distant future. To celebrate, Smarter Apps is making its most successful BlackBerry game, Angry Farm, free for everyone.
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CTV Launches London 2012 Olympics App for BlackBerry

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CTV Olypmics London 2012 for BlackBerry is an app by Bell Media that keeps you up to date with the summer games. The app features recap videos, medal standings, athlete profiles and a handy TV viewing guide so you don’t miss any of the action.
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Techu.me Program Seeks to Create Young App Developers and Future Engineers

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According to the Canadian Government, enrollment in mathematics, computer and information sciences accounted for 3.0% of total university enrolment in 2008/2009, the lowest proportion since 1992/1993. In response to this and some pressure from local Universities, TechU.me was created to inspire youth using app development.

Apps is a great place to start kids on the path to a technical future, as the devices are ubiquitous and the applications are largely practical. Gone are the days when computers were thought of as inaccessible, giant, computation machines. Now, everyone has a computer in their pocket and they’re often thinking “I wish I had an app to help me do (blank).”
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Win One of Two Free Tickets to Untether Talks in Toronto! #Utalks

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Untether Talks is fast approaching. On Tuesday, June 26th, and Wednesday, June 27th, Untether Talks will be hosting a conference that aims to be the Ted Talks of the mobile industry. There’s almost 30 speakers so expect to get 2 full days of great content and learn a lot about what’s going on in mobile tech. The conference organizers were kind enough to give 2 BlackBerryCool readers the chance to attend the conference for free. All you have to do is tweet!
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Register Today! Untether.TV Launches Toronto Mobile Conference Untether.Talks [Ticket Discounts Too]

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The guys at Untether.TV are taking their mobile experience and entrepreneur interviews to “a whole ‘nuther level” with a conference in Toronto called Untether.Talks. The conference is centered around themes that are directly impacted by mobile such as art & creation, civic engagement & government, currency & cash, education & learning, health, media, retail & pricing, and social. If you’re in the mobile industry, or one that is in need of mobile disruption, you should definitely register for the conference.
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Developers: Check Out the AT&T Hackathon in Toronto During the NxNE Music Festival

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RIM may or may not be sponsoring NxNE but they’ll be sponsors of the AT&T Mobile App Hackathon. The event is produced by the AT&T Developer Program and Apigee and it’s designed for attendees (technical and non-technical), to build apps and compete for prizes. The hackathon is open to any platform or programming language. If your coding skills are a little rusty, there will be live developer support from local senior developers as well as from AT&T, Sencha, and Apigee to help you code faster and more effectively.
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