Tag: TV

BlackBerry Achievement Awards 2013 Winners Announced

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The BlackBerry Achievement Awards (formerly the Wireless Achievement Awards) recognize excellence in entrepreneurship and development on the BlackBerry platform. This years winners were announced in Orlando Florida during the BlackBerry Live conference. Continue reading ‘BlackBerry Achievement Awards 2013 Winners Announced’

BlackBerry Announces New US TV Content for BlackBerry 10 Launch

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BlackBerry has announced the availability of new television content for US customers of the all-new BlackBerry Z10. The new shows come by way of deals with PBS, Univision and Viacom and include shows from Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Downton Abbey, and Spanish soap operas. Continue reading ‘BlackBerry Announces New US TV Content for BlackBerry 10 Launch’

Free Social TV Watching App Yap.tv Now Available for BlackBerry Smartphones and PlayBook

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Yap.TV is a pretty cool service that lets you navigate TV shows via an up-to-the minute program guide that gives you the latest shows as well as what’s trending. The app gives you insight into not only what the show is about, but what people are saying about it on the Internet. Watching the latest episode of Walking Dead and getting sick of the slow plot development? Get in on the conversation. With Yap.TV, you can connect yourself to a community of people watching TV and it adds another layer of entertainment. Yap.TV was previously only available on iPad, and it is now available for BlackBerry smartphones and the PlayBook tablet.
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XFINITY BlackBerry App Gives You DVR Scheduling, Call Forwarding and More

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How to Watch Hulu on Your BlackBerry PlayBook

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If you’re Canadian, sorry but this guide won’t help you. For Americans who want to view Hulu from their PlayBook, it’s actually not that difficult. The above code gives you the ability to search for Hulu videos and play them, circumventing Hulu’s block on the BlackBerry PlayBook user agent. By using the search field, you aren’t visiting the Hulu site directly so you get all the Hulu goodness you want. Be sure to watch these videos on a WiFi connection if you don’t have an unlimited data plan and especially don’t watch them while roaming.

BlackBerry PlayBook TV Spot Shows How It Differs From Other Tablets

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A BlackBerry Playbook TV spot recently aired in North America and the 30-second spot showed off some of the features differentiating the Playbook from other tablets. The ad places a big emphasis multitasking, desktop-like browsing and portability.

The browsing experience seems to always be the star of the show, probably because Flash is the most obvious missing feature from the iPad. They’ve been showcasing Vimeo to show that the browser is capable of running Flash video just like a desktop browser. Also, it’s not just Flash, but Flash 10.2 which supports Stage Video. Stage Video will deliver better video quality while making more efficient use of the processor and memory.
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