Tag Archives: PlayBook
7:19 pm on Feb 20, 2012 |
**Update: Due to some issues with the Application developer, this app is no longer available for the PlayBook.**
Canabalt is a fun, side-scrolling game for the BlackBerry PlayBook. The object is simple, run and jump your way across the rooftops without falling to your death. There are numerous obstacles along the way, both stationary and flying, that you must evade as you run for your high score. It’s a fun time-waster that you can play for hours or minutes at a time. I downloaded it yesterday evening and have played it for a few hours since then. It’s available for free in App World and you can get it from the link below.
6:17 pm on Feb 20, 2012 |
RIM has just updated the BlackBerry Bridge application for BlackBerry Smartphones to version 220.127.116.11. This update comes on the eve of the release of BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 and will prepare your BlackBerry Smartphone for all the new Bridge features coming with OS 2. RIM has just started rolling out the update and it could take up to 24 hours to roll out to all users around the world. Go ahead an start hitting that update button in anticipation of Bridge 2.0 and OS 2.0.
5:56 pm on Feb 20, 2012 |
Well the long-awaited PlayBook OS 2.0 launch is only hours away (well, that’s what rumors tell us) and we would like to know, are you staying up? Most of us here at TheBerryFix.com will be squinting as we grow tired into the night. But we know what awaits us on the other side, an all new Playbook experience. So sound off in the comments below, are you staying up with us? Remember the rumors are saying that the OS will launch at 4:01 AM, probably eastern time.
- These are the hardest words I’ve ever had to write onTheBerryFix.com – “Till we meet again”
- BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Confirmed to Launch Tuesday, February 21st
- Images of the all-new BlackBerry 10 UI leak onto the web
- RIM extends free PlayBook offer to BlackBerry Developers, new and existing
- Best Buy employee training for BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 commences
- OS 7.1 Leaks for a “Bunch” of BlackBerry Smartphones
- DLNA website shows RIM as a vendor offering DLNA enabled products
- Get your peashooters at the ready! Plants vs Zombies by PopCap Games & EA Games Is now available on the PlayBook
- PlayBook OS 2.0 confirmed for February 21st launch via RIM Developer Web Conference
10:23 pm on Feb 18, 2012 |
This latest tidbit of info confirms that BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 release date and it even gives us a time to start hitting our “check for updates” buttons. The image above gives all the details, including the February 21st launch date and a launch time of 4:01 AM , which would most likely be EST. It details the new functions in OS 2.0 like native Email, Contacts, and Calendar, as well as native Android App support. We should also see a BlackBerry Bridge update, we’re hearing version 2.0, rolling out tomorrow or Monday. Look past the break for some information on BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, it’s slated to launch on February 21st, right along with PlayBook OS 2.0.
Source : Engadget
2:30 pm on Feb 16, 2012 |
We’ve been teased over the last 3 months or more about RIM’s latest OS update for the PlayBook, Version 2.0. While we know a whole bunch about the OS, like the new native Email, contacts, and calendar, there are still a few hidden surprises. The best part is, the wait is almost over. RIM announced, or slipped up and said, they are launching the new OS on February 21st, which is less than a week away. So there you have it, Team BlackBerry. But now I ask, what are you looking forward to most in OS 2.0. Let us know in the comments bellow and get ready Tuesday.
Source : CrackBerry Forums
1:10 pm on Feb 16, 2012 |
February 21st is the day that PlayBook OS 2.0 is currently slated to launch, and with that day drawing near, it’s only natural that employees who sell the PlayBook would begin training for the new OS. Best Buy has started employee training using their Learning Lounge software to get employees ready to sell PlayBooks with OS 2.0. RIM is highlighting the new Email, contacts, and calendar features, as well as the new BlackBerry Video Store, in the training information. BlackBerry Bridge will be updated sometime before the launch of OS 2.0, so we can expect that update sometime in the next few days. Who’s excited for Tuesday and PlayBook OS 2.0?
Source : CrackBerry
12:53 pm on Feb 13, 2012 |
According to RIM they have had over 6600 new developers registered in the BlackBerry App World™ storefront since Friday, and due to the overwhelming response, have decided to extend the offer for a free PlayBook.
We knew developers were excited about our latest BlackBerry® PlayBook™ offer for Android™ developers when we announced it two weeks ago. You asked that Native C/C++, HTML5, Adobe® AIR®, and Qt developers have a chance to participate and we answered by opening the offer to all developers.
Today was going to be the deadline for the offer – but due to the overwhelming interest in the offer, we’re extending it one more time. How much interest? There have been over 1,500 app submissions as of last Friday and over 6600 new developers registered in the BlackBerry App World™ storefront. We have teams working around the clock to approve vendor registrations and app submissions. Because of the high demand, approvals are taking longer than normal – we appreciate your patience.
If you’re not a registered BlackBerry App World vendor, you now have until 11:59 PM EST on February 15, 2012 to register at http://appworld.blackberry.com/isvportal.
All vendors (new and existing) now have until 11:59 PM EST on March 2, 2012 to submit your application to BlackBerry App World. Check out our offer FAQ and we’ll be updating the official terms & conditionslater today.
So you’ve read it folks. RIM is giving you a second go to submit some really awesome PlayBook apps and get a free PlayBook while doing so! A win-win I must say. Hit up the source link below to get all the details from RIM themselves.
Source : DevBlog.BlackBerry.com
1:54 pm on Feb 10, 2012 |
DevCon Europe has just wrapped up this week and RIM is posting lots of cool videos from the conference. In the latest video, Alec Saunders, RIMs VP of Developer Relations, discusses what he has seen from developers at the conference and how he feels about the BlackBerry development community going forward. It’s a pretty short, yet informative, video with Alec, and we recommend checking it out.
4:04 pm on Feb 8, 2012 |
Just like with Roboto and Samurai II, N.O.V.A. 2 HD is getting the update treatment pre-OS 2.0. NOVA 2 has been updated to version 2.0, and unlike with the previous 2 applications this morning, the NOVA update brings some new features to the game. Some of these new features include:
- Meet new enemies with improved AI!
- Master a larger range of weapons & powers
- Much more diversified gameplay: run, shoot, fall, drive a motorbike, pilot a giant mech, and blast a laser
- The more, the merrier, now with up to 10 players in 10 multiplaye maps
- Build a career and rise through the multiplayer leaderboard
- Explore new locations, offering amazing graphics
Whether you already have NOVA on your PlayBook or not, you should definetely give this update a try. The game was already awesome, and with the new additions, it should be better than ever.
4:11 pm on Feb 7, 2012 |
RIM has published this morning’s keynote from BlackBerry DevCon Europe to the web for all to see. This video includes some time with RIM’s new CEO, Thorsten Heins, as well as some facetime with RIM’s VP of Developer Relations, Alec Saunders. There are also appearances from various application developers and partners of Research in Motion. If you’re interested in hearing about the future of BlackBerry straight from the CEO’s mouth, this is a definite must-watch. Hit the link below to check it out.
10:13 am on Feb 7, 2012 |
As you may know, RIM kicked of the BlackBerry Devcon in the Europe this morning with the opening keynote. While they didn’t announce the launch date for the much anticipated update to the BlackBerry PlayBook, Alec Saunders did give us a glimpse on just how well RIM’s PlayBook update system was working.
RIM said that within a month of a newly released OS for the PlayBook, 90% of owners have upgraded the latest OS, a stat that definitely gives developers a confidence boost. By having such a large number of users updating so quickly, developers won’t have to worry about compatibly as much with older operating systems. Keep it locked to TheBerryFix.com to get all the info from BlackBerry Devcon Europe.
9:10 pm on Feb 6, 2012 |
It’s the year of BlackBerry and it’s the year to BeBold, and what better way to do that then letting the one you love know on Valentine’s Day. RIM has released an expansion pack to their TAT inspired PlayBook app called ScrapBook. The latest expansion pack gives you some Valentine’s Day love with hearts, kisses, and festive backgrounds to create some works of art.
You got to love these updates with no need to update the application, just hit the “download” button on the new expansion pack. Team BlackBerry, let us know how you plan to BeBold this Valentine’s Day!
4:42 pm on Feb 6, 2012 |
The team that makes the DingleBerry jailbreak/root for the BlackBerry PlayBook is constantly working to make their hack even better for all the PlayBook users out there. They have made a few improvements with their latest version, v3.3.3. Some of the changes in this release include:
- More error checking in script loading and Dingling.
- Check if user has root before running script.
- Automatically fix malformed scripts from Windows.
- Attempt to fix bug that prevents users with ‘slow Playbooks’ from dingling and running scripts. Added a lot of pauses in USB communication. If these have adverse effects please tell me. (Dingling now takes an extra second for normal users).
The DingleBerry team is working hard to make it both easier to jailbreak you PlayBook and add more functionality to the hack. We’ll let you know as the updates keep coming, but in the meantime, let us know if you are a PlayBook jailbreaker or prefer to keep it stock.
4:12 pm on Feb 6, 2012 |
It’s February and we all know what that means, PlayBook OS 2.0 launches this month! There hasn’t been an officially announced launch date; however, we’re hearing mid to late February. RIM has already started the marketing push for PlayBook OS 2.0, with PlayBook displays popping up in the UK. These displays proudly don the words: “New BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 Operating System update,” and also feature some demo PlayBooks. It’s only a matter of time before we all have the native Email, Calendar, Contacts, and a redesigned UI on all of our PlayBooks!
Source : N4BB