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DoomGLES Back Online and HereticGLES Launches on BlackBerry Playbook

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A couple of weeks ago we wrote about DoomGLES by Michael Ryssen for BlackBerry PlayBook. The game was taken offline because someone falsely reported to App World that they don’t have the rights to sell it. Well DoomGLES is back alongside another classic FPS game: HereticGLES for BlackBerry PlayBook.

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GPS World Map for BlackBerry Updated

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GPS World Map by Skylab Mobilesystems is a mapping app for BlackBerry that feature physical and road maps. The best feature of this mapping app is the extensive offline mode.
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5 Hilarious Tim Cook and Phil Schiller Quotes During the Apple iPhone 5 Keynote

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The iPhone 5 has been announced and to be totally honest, it looks like a really solid iPhone, but in the way a Mercedes will always be a really solid car. You’re not really buying anything tremendously new, you’re just buying an upgrade to a device that is essentially the same as its predecessor. Are the new Macs really all that better than the models just before it? Not at all. They’re just a little better. The best news is probably the price reductions of the 4 and 4S, which are basically just as good as 5 but now much more affordable. That being said, Tim Cook and Phil Schiller will not slow down Apple’s Reality Distortion Field which is apparent in the following 5 quotes.
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Planets for Playbook is a Free Astronomy App for BlackBerry

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RIM is doing a promotion in App World for all their BlackBerry Playbook astronomy apps. The only free offering is Dana Peters’ Planets app. Planets is a free 3D cosmos browser and visualizer that can help you pick out objects in the night sky.
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New Adventure Game for the BlackBerry Playbook: The Odyssey’ HD

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The Odyssey HD by CrazySoft is an adventure game for the BlackBerry Playbook. Based on the epic Greek myth The Odyssey by Homer, this Playbook game has you play the role of Ulysses and his journey home after the fall of Troy.
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BlackBerry PlayBook Loads Apps 30% Faster Than Apple iPad 2 [Video]

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The developer of Pop Corny recently posted a video demonstrating the time it takes to launch his application on the iPad 2 versus the PlayBook. The results show the PlayBook launches the app 30% faster than the iPad 2. While this doesn’t make a difference in-game, it’s a good thing for developers to know that users are getting their apps opened faster and jumping into the action. According to the developer, “You know [RIM has] done something right when it allows a developer that had never even used the platform, come in and port his game in 2-3 days. But that, coupled with the fact that the game actually runs better than it does on the platform that is was originally written for, makes for something really impressive.”
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