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Magmic Announces Over 600,000 Active Accounts for Texas Hold’em King Live


We’ve written about Magmic’s Texas Hold’em King Live several times because it’s probably the most advanced BlackBerry game in terms of features and monetization strategy. First, the game uses in-app purchases to allow poker players to buy more chips in order to play. Second, the game features its own in-app advertising that shows ads for other Magmic titles. Third, the app uses Pretzil integration to give users access to a plethora of avatars that can be used in-game. There are more great features such as their social integration, but we feel these three features really set them apart.

Recently, Magmic announced that it has passed over 600,000 active player accounts. This number translates into over 7,000,000 “All-Ins” and over 50,000,000 hands dealt over the last 6 months. These numbers add to the already impressive numbers for the THK franchise. Over the years, Magmic’s THK franchise has over 50 million installs across 5 major platforms. These guys were in the business of huge downloads before Angry Birds came around.

Hit the jump for THK Live’s feature set.
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Free CIBC Home Advisor App Offers Mortgage Calculator and More


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CIBC now offers the Home Advisor Super App for those looking to buy a house, free in App World. The app gives you access to mortgage advice on the go, and allows you to track properties and make the right selection on a home. Features include:
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Free aSecret App Gives You Shortcuts, Tips and Tricks All in One



We’ve recently been talking with Thumb Arcade because they’ve got some upcoming PlayBook news for CES and we stumbled on their free app aSecret. The app gives you shortcuts, tips and tricks that will save you time and money spent on apps that do the same thing. This free app has the following features:

  • One-click flashlight (similar app costs $2.99!)
  • Reboot - no more battery pulls (similar app costs $2.99!)
  • Reclaim cluttered memory (similar app costs $7.99!)
  • Email signature tricks for the super social
  • Switch between apps
  • Multi-language shortcuts
  • And so many more! (Includes secrets from several top paid apps! Sorry guys.)

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Halloween Deal: S4BB Offering Up To 97% Off On Apps


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There is a pretty scary deal going on in the BlackBerryCool store right now. Prices are up to 97% off on S4BB’s top selling apps. That’s the best S4BB promotion has ever done on pretty much all of their top and best-selling apps.

Check out the Halloween Special in BlackBerryCool Store.

Tungle Free Scheduling App for BlackBerry Now Available


Tungle, the easiest way to schedule meetings, have officially launched their free BlackBerry app to the general public. This application provides the same core services as the Tungle.me web app, allowing users to share calendar information in order to find a time to meet that suits both parties.

The Tungle for BlackBerry app allows users to:

  • Create, send and receive meeting invitations;
  • Share calendars with other Tungle.me users;
  • See others’ free/busy status at a glance to know if they are available to meet;
  • And sync calendars and contacts.

Head over to the Tungle site and grab the free download.

For an idea of what to expect, see the beta review.

Tumblr for BlackBerry Review: Video Bug but Overall Quality App


Recently, Tumblr released the first official version of its Blackberry app, and as a Tumblr user myself, I thought I would give it a review.

First, the visuals. Those familiar with Tumblr’s iPhone app will feel at home. From desaturated blue to light gray, Tumblr’s color scheme looks good on my 9700’s bright screen.

On the main menu, there are the usual options for sending data to Tumblr: Text, Photo, Quote, Link, Chat, Audio and Video, each with icons identical to Tumbr’s web site. Access to each of these menus is accompanied by smooth, wipe transitions. In the upper left-hand corner, users can access their Tumblr dashboards, and in the upper right-hand, settings.
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