Scan to Text is a BlackBerry 10 app by Yuri Salnikov that uses Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to turn words on paper into an editable document on your BlackBerry. Continue reading ‘Use Your BlackBerry 10 Camera to Scan Text in to a Document’
harmon.ie is a cross-platform SharePoint, Office 365, SkyDrive Pro and Yammer client. It currently supports iOS and BlackBerry 10 with Android support to follow in Q3. harmon.ie makes it easy to connect with colleagues and collaborate on projects. Continue reading ‘harmon.ie Launches SharePoint and Office 365 Client for BlackBerry 10′
In an effort to remain a relevant yardstick for English vocabulary, Collins English Dictionary has added BBM to it’s list of words.
Continue reading ‘BBM Now a Word in Collins English Dictionary’
Here’s a couple of great productivity apps for the BlackBerry Playbook from Will Robertson maker of Compose Email for Playbook. Temp Notes is a free app that gives you a spot to quickly store notes, useful for formatting text in between all sots of apps. Many Notes operates a lot like Stickies for Mac OS, allowing you to make and move several notes across a virtual cork board. Continue reading ‘Many Notes and Temp Notes are Productivity Apps for Your BlackBerry Playbook’
Since the release of the BlackBerry Presenter and the announcement of the iPad I’ve been thinking more about mobile word processing. Until now I was satisfied just using the notepad and email functions to export the note-taking I do on my BlackBerry, onto my desktop. When iPad’s iWork word processing got debuted, I started thinking about how great it would be to get advanced word-processing features on my text-nimble BlackBerry.
After some testing I found myself wondering why bold, italics, and basic text formatting aren’t part of the BlackBerry experience. I would love it if I could compose BBMs or emails in bold, italics, and strikethroughs.
Here are some of the solutions I tried. Both had about as much ease of purchase and registration as any game or theme, which was surprising for such valuable mobile utilities.
Continue reading ‘Microsoft Office Document Editing Software for BlackBerry Reviewed’
DataViz specializes in document compatibility. Their Documents to Go software is being bundles with OS 4.5 when it’s released, and will allow BlackBerry users to edit Word, Excel, Powerpoint and other document types right from their phone. So far, Documents to Go is the only BlackBerry software they offer (well, plan on offering) so we’ll surely get to see it in action at WES.