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WordPress for BlackBerry Updated to Version 1.6.2

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Blogging tool WordPress has updated their BlackBerry App to version 1.6.2 and allows you to post and manage your blog from anywhere you can get a mobile signal on your BlackBerry.
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Download the BlackBerryCool Native App by JoeMobi

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JoeMobi is a really cool service that we recently took for a spin. The app lets any WordPress blog easily create a native app for BlackBerry with push notifications and a custom design. The entire app creation process takes about 20 minutes and you’re provided with an OTA link at the end. Hit the jump for more details.
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WordPress for BlackBerry Updated with Bug Fixes and Better VideoPress Integration

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WordPress for BlackBerry has been recently updated to version 1.4.1 and while there aren’t any big feature additions, there are a lot of bug fixes and some performance improvements to make the app just a little bit better. Here are some of the changes you can expect in version 1.4.1:
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WordPress for BlackBerry Updated to Version 1.3

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It seems WordPress for BlackBerry has been updated to version 1.3, but the update is only visible in App World. If you go to the desktop version, it still shows version 1.2.1 and the official Automattic, Inc blog hasn’t posted about the update yet. It’s hard to say what’s new in this update because there isn’t any information available, but we know that the WordPress for BlackBerry Beta 1.3 included the following:

  • Improvements on the Stats feature for WordPress.com blogs and self-hosted that are using the WordPress.com stats plugin added.
  • Add the possibility to load more comments
  • Add the possibility to load comments by status (all/spam/pendings)
  • Add the possibility to set the default video-size for VideoPress users
  • Add the formatting toolbar and WordCount features to the post/page write screen
  • Add In app bug reporting and feedback
  • Improvement on the photo resizing opt, a better jpeg encoder is now used

Check out WordPress for BlackBerry in App World.

[Thanks to Garth for the tip!]

WordPress for BlackBerry Now Available Free in App World

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The WordPress app for BlackBerry is at version 1.0 and is now available for download in App World. This app was in public beta for some time, and is now available free in App World.

Features include:

  • Reworked UI layout for the main view, blog view, and media view.
  • Ability to upload videos from your media library.
  • New option to set media file properties (filename, caption, title, and position).
  • Created a new file browser that resembles the native BlackBerry file browser.
  • Big improvements in the speed at which you can view and manage comments.
  • Lots of optimizations for uploading photos and videos using base64 encoding.
  • Indonesian language support.
  • Improved French language support.

Considering the Wicked WordPress app by Screaming Toaster is $10 per year, it would be great if this free version ends up packing as many features.

Download WordPress for BlackBerry in App World.

Open Source WordPress application for BlackBerry now in Public Beta

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The WordPress BlackBerry client has finally launched in public beta. The app is Open Source, as per the guiding ideology of the WordPress organization, and has been long awaited by micro-bloggers everywhere.

The app is a collaboration with the fine folks at Danais, who lead the MoPress Open Source project.

Here are some things to consider while taking a tour of this new BlackBerry app:

* The app is for WordPress.com and self-hosted WordPress version 2.5.1 or newer
* This app should work with any of the new BlackBerry devices such as the 8700, Pearl, Curve, Bold, and Storm
* BlackBerry OS requirements are OS 4.2.1 or newer

Being a public beta, it’s important to realize the large amount of potential bugs that can occur, before writing this app off as not what you want. If you’re not interested in trying a pre-release version of this software, you should wait until 1.0 is out.

To install the beta application: Point your BlackBerry browser to http://blackberry.wordpress.org/install and follow the instructions.

We’ll keep you posted about updates on this application.

If you find bugs: Review the How To Report a Bug documentation and submit tickets over on blackberry.trac.wordpress.org.

For developers out there wanting to get involved, you can browse the source code and check out a copy of the app via SVN.