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Free LittleBrother App Now Shares Location Using BBM Profile

Matthias let us know that he has updated his free LittleBrother app turning it into “Big Brother.” The location app is now BBM connected which allows you to post your location/celltower/wlan or sector in your BBM status field for all to see. That makes it easy for you to leave it on for friends and…

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MyCityWay Urban Reference Guide for the PlayBook (Limited US Cities)

MyCityWay announced at BlackBerry World that they launched their urban reference guide for the PlayBook with plans to bring it to BlackBerry 10 devices. The app currently is only available in select US cities namely: New York, San Francisco, Austin, Seattle, and Chicago. We held off mentioning it because it seemed like more cities (68…

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Foursquare v3.9 Adds NFC, Inbox Notifications, & More

Quite a few readers let us know that Foursquare has released a nice update to their BlackBerry app this weekend. The new update does improve the BlackBerry app experience with some nice tweaks along with improvements to make the app faster and improve GPS logic. My favorite is that they have added notifications to your…

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timr Time & Mileage Tracking App Updates to v3 With New User Interface

Over the years we have mentioned timr a few times as one of the leading time and mileage tracking apps with online integration. They let us know that timr has recently undergone a drastic overhaul bringing it to v3 with a brand new visually appealing user interface. This update was developed from scratch according to…

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BBM Music 1.2.0.17 & BlackBerry Travel 2.5.18.99 Released

RIM has updated two more of their apps in App World this week. The first to take the plunge is BBM Music which has been updated to v1.2.0.17. You can now see more about new friends who invite you before accepting or declining an invitation. The updated version also adds the ability to favorite a…

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Kayak.com Releases PlayBook Travel Search App (Android Port)

It seems like RIM is using the Android player in PlayBook OS 2.0 to bring some companies to the BlackBerry 10 platform. Kayak stopped developing their BlackBerry smartphone app but now @AlexKinsella at RIM pointed out that Kayak has ported their Android app to the PlayBook. The app is definitely not a native app but…

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Endomondo Sports Tracker Supports Two Bluetooth Heart Rate Monitors

We missed this update during the Mobile World Congress news rush but it is definitely worth mentioning. In February Endomondo updated their HUGELY popular sports tracker app to support bluetooth heart rate monitors in both the free and premium versions of their app. According to their website there are now two compatible models that will…

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Free Poynt for BlackBerry Smartphones Updated to v1.8.6

The hugely popular Poynt app for BlackBerry smartphones got an update today to v1.8.6 today. The new update brings support for the latest devices along with other updates. The change log they included in the description shows: Larger Icons for touch screens 9790 support 9380 support TeleNav library update Petrol section (UK) Search for stations…

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