Srsly? BlackBerry's Facebook App Has Only Just Had Events and Places…

The Facebook app for BlackBerry's PlayBook has been given a once over, bringing along Facebook Places for checking in and grabbing freebies, Events, plus the ability to change your privacy settings. Meanwhile, the BlackBerry phone app has been upgraded with Chat functionality. [BerryReporter via UberGizmo] » 7/27/11 10:07am 7/27/11 10:07am

BlackBerry Protect Will Find, Remote Wipe and Backup Your BlackBerry…

It's been in limited beta since July and hit the App World a few weeks ago but if you didn't grab it then, go download BlackBerry Protect for your Blackberry now. You can locate your BB on a map, set a password, wipe it, make it ring loud or display a message and even wirelessly backup your phone's contents. All for… » 3/22/11 5:26pm 3/22/11 5:26pm

RIM's Vague Excuse For Removing The Kik Messenger App: Breach Of…

BlackBerry users may have noticed that they can neither download the Kik Messenger app nor receive push notifications through it if they already have it on their devices. Here's Research in Motion's vague excuse and pathetic explanation for the whole mess: » 11/23/10 8:20pm 11/23/10 8:20pm

Latest Facebook App Update for BlackBerry Brings Places and Maps

I had to uninstall the Facebook app on my BlackBerry Bold, such was my fury at how buggy it was. Let's hope update 1.9 fixes some of the issues. Places is now supported (for "checking in" to locations), along with BlackBerry Maps integration for viewing maps of their location. [BlackBerry App World] » 11/11/10 10:29am 11/11/10 10:29am

iOS and BlackBerry Apps Coming Soon From Garmin Navigation

We didn't care much when the official Garmin-ASUS collaboration ended this week (anyone who read our review will know why), but ASUS still has exclusive rights to Garmin's navigation tech for Android phones apparently. iPhone and BlackBerry users can expect to see a navigation app from Garmin soon, though how soon is… » 10/27/10 4:35am 10/27/10 4:35am

Twitter for BlackBerry Steps Out Of Beta, Ready For Full Launch

Twitter for BlackBerry is finally leaving the beta tag behind and making a full launch tonight. It took a while, having toiled in private and public beta for ages, but it's been well-improved since then. » 7/06/10 7:06pm 7/06/10 7:06pm

BlackBerry App World 2.0 Adds Carrier Billing, BlackBerry ID Accounts

BlackBerry App World 2.0 is getting a much needed update that'll bring features like carrier billing, BlackBerry ID accounts, QR code support, better search, and a MyWorld section to your app-starved BlackBerrys. Carrier billing lets users pay for purchases through their monthly carrier bill instead of PayPal and the… » 6/16/10 1:50pm 6/16/10 1:50pm

Twitter For BlackBerry Getting Some Much-Needed Updates Today

Since the launch of RIM's own-developed app, I've flitted between it and UberTwitter, due to a couple of minor issues. Those problems will be null and void soon, as RIM's update fixes everything I could've wanted done—and more. » 5/20/10 3:09am 5/20/10 3:09am