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LocalBar 2 Allows You To Sideload Apps to Your PlayBook Without a PC

Yohanes Nugroho is at it again with a new version of his original LocalBar app. The new LocalBar app gets around RIM’s block of the original LocalBar app method by using a proxy to fool the PlayBook into thinking an app is being sideloaded from a PC. Yohanes has provided a proxy that you can…


Sideload Free ConnectBot SSH Client on Your PlayBook (Android)

I mentioned yesterday that I was on the hunt for a solid SSH client for my PlayBook. As I told you yesterday their is a native port of the popular PuTTy opensource client for the PlayBook but the dev who ported it is charging $4.99 for the pleasure. @Oleg_Bolshakov suggested an alternative of using the…


What Android Apps Have You Sideloaded On Your PlayBook? (My Favorites)

  We have been able to sideload repackaged Android apps on the PlayBook for awhile now since RIM first started showing us OS 2.0. Now that OS 2.0 is finally officially available for all and there is no reason not to upgrade I thought I would broach this topic. While RIM has been incentivizing developers…


Dingleberry Jailbreak Tool Updated to v3.3.2

The Dingleberry team keeps on rolling out updates and improvements to their PlayBook jailbreaking tool. The latest update over the weekend brings us to v3.3.2. Since the previous release that we mentioned there are now new scripts that do things like turn on USB host or scripting themes and Android Market installations. You can find…


RIM Taking Android Development Seriously with FREE PlayBooks

It was tweeted by Alec Saunders that Android Developers who submit their app to AppWorld, and then email [email protected] can get a FREE PlayBook.  We saw RIM Do this a little over a  year ago before the PlayBook was released with BlackBerry Developers, and it looks like they are doing their best to lure in…


How to add fonts to your BlackBerry smartphone (without an app)

For years, I was under the impression you could only install fonts with the assistance of an app. I recently found out that is not at all accurate. You simply need the a font in TrueType (.ttf) format. In this guide, for illustration purposes, I will be using the free (open source)  ‘Ubuntu-R’ font. *WARNING:…


Dingleberry v3.0.2 Released to Fix Bugs – Full Change Log

DM let us know that the Dingleberry team has updated both their PC and Mac Dingleberry apps to v3.0.2 after their release yesterday. They have also nicely posted up a full change log of the new versions. If you were having issues downloading the downgrade or with Hulu then check it out at Here…


Want to add more storage to your rooted PlayBook? Here’s How!

Remember the teaser video floating around a few weeks ago with elTecnoBlog connecting a USB Drive to their PlayBook? Well now they have given a set of written instruction for all of the anxious rooters our there.

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