Miscellaneous Applications

WhatsApp for BlackBerry Updates to v2.8.198 – No Change Log

The free cross platform messenger WhatsApp just got an update to v2.8.198. Ofutur pointed out to me that this update brings them from v2.7 to v2.8 for the first time so it may be worth downloading. In typical WhatsApp fashion there is no change log available but hopefully we can crowdsource one. Check out the…


bMagnified Turns Your BlackBerry Into a Magnifying Glass (OS 7.0+)

When I first heard of bMagnified I was a bit skeptical. Most of what it claims to do is something you could do free with the camera app by zooming in. I actually ran into one of our older readers, Gabe, and he told me he is in love with the app which made me…


WordPress for BlackBerry PlayBook v2.1.3 Squashes Some Bugs

I have been using WordPress for BlackBerry PlayBook since it launched in February. The app is really an Android port but it works quite well especially in the latest PlayBook dev beta. They just updated the BlackBerry PlayBook version together with the Android source to v2.1.3. Digging through the change log this release includes: Fixed…


Easily Peek at Important Info From Any App Using Amplify

MLH Software released their Amplify utility earlier this year and recently updated it with some solid improvements. I did not really warm up to it when it first came out but James’s review made me try it again and I think I may get hooked. Amplify simply lets you set a keyboard or hotkey shortcut…


TalkBox Updates Voice Messenger Beta App to v0.923 (Now 0.930!)

Jason let me know that TalkBox has updated their recently launched public beta of their BlackBerry smartphone client. As we mentioned previously the apps allows you to send voice messages back and forth in an instant messaging fashion. In other words think of it as a walkie talkie service that works cross platform from iOS,…


Stellarium PlayBook Astronomy Map Updated With Pinch to Zoom

We mentioned Stellarium last month as an awesome PlayBook app that packs the solar system in your tablet. The app is a port of the very popular open source Stellarium project and is being continually updated by the Stellarium Group for the PlayBook. Since we mentioned it the app has gone through a few updates…


Read It Offline RSS reader & Readability Client for the PlayBook

  I have been looking for a solid offline content reader for my PlayBook and have been toying with possible solutions. The latest one I have found (thanks Peter) is called Read It Offline by The Pumping Lemma Company. The app lets you save articles and their images to read offline later on your PlayBook….


Free Hookt Cross Platform Messenger Updated to v1.7

We told you about Hookt late last year as yet another cross platform messenger. Now the service has improved their BlackBerry client based on demand by users. Nerdberry scored the change log which includes the following changes: The ‘Recent Updates’ page lists all your new friends and status updates Based on popular demand, the profile…

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