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Blaq Twitter Client for Playbook Updated to 1.8.4.1836

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Blaq for BlackBerry 10 predecessor the Playbook OS has been updated recently. The favourite 3rd party Twitter client of many Playbook users, Kisai Labs’ Blaq is gaining popularity with every update.
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RIM May be Ditching Edelman and Razorfish PR Firms During Transition

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One of the biggest criticisms of RIM is that the brand has taken a serious drop in North American popularity. In this big transition phase for RIM, from the old OS to a new QNX and supersphone company, RIM is going to need new representation. You probably shouldn’t the old PR firms that represent your old brand, when you’re moving on to something new and better. Rumor has it that RIM is shopping around for new firms to represent them.
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Shots from the D.C. ‘Taste of BlackBerry’ Event

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photos from the D.C. Taste of BlackBerry event

Many members of the BlackBerry Nation might not have heard about the ‘Taste of BlackBerry’ events RIM holds regularly all over the U.S. The events are posh press junkets designed to place top-tier BlackBerry developers in front of technology journalists. While invited, we were a little hesitant to fly due to recent changes in U.S. border policy. We were lucky to be the recipients of some photos from the event, though, and it looks like a lot of familiar names in the BlackBerry space were able to attend: Viigo, Impatica, WICKSoft, DataViz and Unify4Live. Sadly, we’ve been told that while the food and drinks were swell (including a special BlackBerry-specific number), the event was mostly a dud – turns out there were more vendors than press! Oh well, maybe we’ll hit the next one.

View photos from the D.C. Taste of BlackBerry event