BlackBerryCool Roundup: PlayBook, BlackBerry Torch, QNX OS, Conferences and More



We haven’t done a post roundup in a while so here is a giant roundup the size of China. Scan the links, and see if there’s anything you might have missed. I guarantee you that there is a gem in there somewhere that will brighten your weekend.

This roundup has links from two conferences - the BlackBerry Developer Conference and CTIA, as well as all the relevant information about the BlackBerry PlayBook, QNX OS and a ton of apps new to the BlackBerry world. Hit the jump and enjoy!

BlackBerry Torch and BlackBerry 6

Canadian BlackBerry Torch Launch Event in Toronto
Rogers Launches BlackBerry Torch for $199.99 on 3 Year Term
UPDATED: TELUS BlackBerry Torch Now Available to Business Clients and Consumers
BlackBerry Torch 9800 Gets OS Update for All Major Carriers
RIM Releases a Few Details About the BlackBerry Torch OS Improvements
The BlackBerry Torch Announced in the Dominican Republic

BlackBerry PlayBook and QNX OS

RIM Introduces BlackBerry Tablet AKA the BlackBerry PlayBook
Check out the BlackBerry Playbook Tablet on Video!
More Details About Upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet
Kobo unveils BBM-enabled eReader for BlackBerry PlayBook
Dan Dodge, Co-Creator of QNX Talks PlayBook and the QNX OS
Analyst Report Describes 2 Upcoming Touch BlackBerrys and QNX OS Rollout


Seregon Announces Availability of DragonRAD 4.0 App Development Platform
Foursquare Updated with Push Notifications and Performance and Touch Improvements
Show Me the Images by BBerryGo Updated and 50% Off
Scotiabank Night Navigator App Available for Nuit Blanche Toronto
SmrtGuard Announces Personal Guardian Panic Button App
Radical Draw Extends Support to Select Trackpad and Trackball Devices
Baseline Data Systems Announces Office Accelerator Wireless BlackBerry Sync
The Associated Press Launches 2 News Apps with Localized Content Delivery
SmartWiFi for BlackBerry Updated with Better Hotspot Management
Dexrex Gear Launches New ChatSync Mobile for Enterprise
Ricoh Updates HotSpot Printing App with Global Printer Directory
Datepedia 2.0 Now Available with Super App Status
Gym Technik Updated with Torch and BlackBerry 6 Support
BlackBerry Traffic Beta App Now Available in App World Test Center
Sccope Mobile Shopping App Reduces Price to $1.99
New BlackBerry Game Liar’s Dice with High Scores, Achievements and More
Magmic Opens THK Live for Public Beta – Possibly the Best Poker Game for Mobile
Mobile Future App Keeps You Updated on FCC and Congress News
BOLT Browser 2.3 Delivers Full Support for HTML5 Audio and Video Streaming
Myxer Launches Music App for BlackBerry
WeReward Alpha for BlackBerry Lets You Checkin and Earn Real Dollars
Antenna Announces AMP Approvals Suite of Mobile Business Apps
Show Me the Images Updated with Full BlackBerry 6 Compatibility and More
Free 5001 Amazing Facts App by XIMAD with Email Sharing Feature
Shooger Deal-Finder App Offers 100K Coupons from 50K Merchants
Qwell Do Not Disturb App Now Available as a Both Free and Paid Service
Nobex Radio Companion Updated with New UI, Online Search and Facebook Integration
MyFax Launches BlackBerry App for Accessing Faxes While on the Go
Concrete Software Launches Freemium Aces Jewel Hunt Game in App World
Rhapsody for BlackBerry Beta App Now Available for Download
FileScout on Sale for 50% Off for the First 100 Readers


Qwell Running On-Going Social Contest with BlackBerry Torch Giveaways
SmrtGuard Giving Away a BlackBerry Torch Through Facebook or Twitter

Other Developer News and Articles

BBM Social Platform APIs Give Developers Cool Integration Potential
Distimo Launches App Monitoring Service for Better Visualizing App Download and Revenue Figures
Comparing Mobihand and App World Vendor Portals: What’s Best for the Developer?


BlackBerry 6 Theme for OS 5 Devices by MiPar Updated to 2.0
Magmic Launches Propaganda Theme with Rotating Wallpaper and Transitions
Some Cool BlackBerry Torch Themes You May Have Missed

BlackBerry Developer Conference

BlackBerryCool Reporting from #DEVON2010
RIM Launches BlackBerry Ad Service to Help Developers Monetize Apps Better
RIM Announces BBM Social Platform for Super Apps with Integration APIs
BlackBerry Developer Conference 2010 Announcements Roundup
RIM Launches BlackBerry WebWorks: Open Web App Platform for BlackBerry
RIM Announces BlackBerry Enterprise App Middleware to Accelerate Creation of Super Apps
RIM and Webtrends Announce Free Analytics Software for BlackBerry Developers
RIM Releases Java Plug-In for Eclipse on Mac OS X
BlackBerry Developer Conference 2010 SWAG Report
BlackBerry Developer Conference 2010 and PlayBook Impressions
Foursquare’s Lead Developer Pete Nofelt Talks DEVCON and More

CTIA Enterprise & Applications 2010

CTIA 2010: AppMobi Announces Cross Platform Developer Kit for Web Developers
CTIA 2010: Cool Accessory – Wilson Electronics’ Sleek Boosts Signal
CTIA 2010: BreezyPrint – One Touch Printing From Your BlackBerry
CTIA 2010: Earzee Bluetooth Wristbands and Neckbands from Fish Phonics
CTIA 2010: Where is the BlackBerry Presence?
CTIA 2010: Billing Revolution – Single Click Credit Card Mobile Checkout
CTIA 2010 Final Impressions: The PlayBook Could Have Been the Hottest Thing Here


BlackBerry Partners Fund Announces Regional Selections in Super Apps Challenge
BlackBerry Theme Studio 6 Beta Now Available for Download
Zendesk Announces BlackBerry mobile App for Enterprise Customer Support
BoxTone Unveils Mobile Analytics Platform for BlackBerry
RIM Confirms BlackBerry App World Getting Desktop Commerce
AT&T Introduces the BlackBerry Curve 3G and the Pearl 3G
Polar Mobile Reaches 150 Super Apps with Support for BlackBerry 6
Rogers BlackBerry Curve 8900 gets Official OS 5.0
ScoreMobile Implementing BBM Social Platform APIs
BIS 3.2 Update Rumored to Hit Americas Weekend of October 16th
UPDATED: Video Walkthrough of the InPulse “BlackBerry Smartwatch” by Allerta
Rogers BlackBerry 9700 and Curve 3G 9300 Updated with UMA Support
Canada’s Top Employers: A Few Reasons to Want a RIM Job
BlackBerry Torch Announced in Nicaragua on Claro