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[1 Dec 2014 | 4 Comments | ]

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It’s definitely not available in the Amazon Appstore or BlackBerry World but it “works.”  In that I mean that there are some things in the game which do not show on the BlackBerry Passport in specific due to the symmetrical resolution (my guess at least).  However, on all other BlackBerry 10 devices I tried this on including the Z10 and Z30, everything comes out just fine.  So what’s missing? Two things – when playing missions which include dance moves to follow (DDR style), the moves are on the lower part of the screen which seems to be cut off on the Passport.  With that said, the radio station changing is the second piece which does not work.  Both of these don’t really bother me honestly but, some of you who are mission intensive may care for it – and again this only matters if you’re on the BlackBerry Passport to begin with.

 

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Devices, Reviews, Videos »

[22 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

 

So we finally got around to uploading the hands-on video from last night at the Porsche Event held in New York City.  Initial impressions were quite nice in my opinion, and it feels somewhat like the former P’9981, from a material perspective.  Of course, a whole different device, and operating system with BlackBerry 10.  Under the hood it’s a Z10, but cosmetically nice and definitely stands out next to any other smartphone. Some things I was really fond of was how specific the branding goes here.  The ID card enclosed as soon as you open the box, the Porsche style clock (digital and analog) and even the battery itself branded with Porsche.  In the video, we take a quick dive at the device prior to attending the Porsche event.  You’ll see a quick comparison with my Z10 so you can get a good idea of what to expect from aspect ratios and all that good stuff. Enjoy the video.  Also be sure to check out the images below showing the device in all angles.

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Premium Games, Reviews »

[6 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

Do you like carnival games? Do you go to Chuck E Cheese’s just to play games like Skee Ball, and have angry kids kicking your shins because you are hogging the Skee Ball game, which then leads into getting banned from Chuck E Cheese? Well, maybe all of that wouldn’t happen but it could, and now you don’t have to worry about that scenario ever happening. You can now enjoy Skee Ball on your BlackBerry 10 device with Toss Alley. (more…)

Apps, Free Applications, Reviews »

[31 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

What would life be without memes? They are just so witty , clever, and funny (well most of them are). If you have an idea, or something to say (clever or not) well then you really want to check out this app. Meme Hater gives you the ability to choose a picture and add text to the top and bottom of the image and share it with the world. So check out Meme Hater for your BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 handsets for free. Now, if you want to support the developer for $0.99 you can unlock the share feature, so right from the application you can share with any connected apps such as Twitter, Foursquare, Facebook, BBM, BBM Groups, BBM Channels, Box , and many more. So point your BlackBerry 10 devices to the link below, and let’s see what funny memes you can come up with.

Meme Hater For BlackBerry 10 – FREE >>

Apps, Reviews »

[30 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

Even though I have a knack for taking and posting pictures that haven’t been edited in any way on my photo blog, I do have a little secret. I love playing with photo apps that allow me to add filters and overlays to give it a different look, or feel. It’s one reason why apps like Instagram (that can currently be sideloaded on BlackBerry 10 devices) or PicMix or Pix Story have been popular applications. It’s also why on BlackBerry 10 you have the ability to really edit your photos, which wasn’t an option on the previous BlackBerry OS. (more…)

Apps, Premium Applications, Reviews »

[17 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

 

 


Here is a cool app that just hit BlackBerry World! It’s called Flash Ring, and it alerts you of incoming calls and even BBM voice calls by making the flash on your camera strobe. It’s something that some might have seen on friends or family members  iPhone. Now that ability is available for your BlackBerry 10 devices. Flash Ring is a really cool app, and you can adjust the frequency of the flash speed, set the front LED, and the camera flash when it rings. Flash Ring utilizes your camera permissions, so it will not work if another camera app is open, and the app must be open as an active tile for it to run (that of course is until BlackBerry releases the ability to create headless apps for all developers).  Flash Ring is a must have app, and if you want to see it in action check out the video here! Flash Ring can be found in BlackBerry World for a very affordable for $0.99. So point your Z10 or Q10 to the link below!

Get Flash Ring For BlackBerry 10 Devices For $0.99 >>

Apps, Reviews »

[17 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

BBM Channels is the newest thing to hit BBM on BlackBerry devices. Currently in Beta Zone for BlackBerry OS 5+ devices and BB10 devices. For those of you who may have missed the announcement during BlackBerry Live, BBM Channels let you connect with your fans, customers or closest friends in real-time, right to their BlackBerrys. (of course in time we will more than like;y see this as a feature on all cross platform BBM devices) It is a great way to engage your followers with updates and picture post.

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Accessories, Promotions »

[15 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

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We told you about the launch of the new skins from dbrand Inc last month! Well we got our hands on a few of these skins for our BlackBerry Z10, and what better place to show them off , then BlackBerry Live. I must admit when I first heard about these skins I was really excited, but shortly after getting my skins I got really nervous. How was I going to get these skins on. I’m very picky. If it was put on crooked or I didn’t have it lined up then what would I do.

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Apps, Free Applications, Reviews »

[24 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

Gameloft has been busy lately launching many new titles for the BlackBerry Z10, and now bringing a lot of these awesome titles to the BlackBerry PlayBook. One of the latest titles that Gameloft has put out for the BlackBerry PlayBook is The Oregon Trail American Settler. This version of the Oregon Trail picks up at the point of you arriving to your destination and now it’s time to get settled in. Build homes, get your livestock settled in, go hunting and fishing, as well as head on special quests. You can find a whole world of adventure. This is a fun game and Z10 users who already downloaded The Oregon Trail will tell you that. BlackBerry PlayBook owners can head over to BlackBerry World and pick up The Oregon Trail American Settler for FREE, just follow the link below.

Oregon Trail American Settler For BlackBerry PlayBook FREE >>

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[23 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

Browsing through BlackBerry World on my BlackBerry PlayBook I came across Rasta Speed. I must admit it the word rasta caught my attention, and I had to see what Rasta Speed was all about. Rasta Speed is an Android port, and is available for BlackBerry PlayBook and for BlackBerry 10 devices. Rasta Speed is an addicting two player game that test speed and reflexes. Rasta Speed will display a name of a color either RED, YELLOW, or GREEN (I’m pretty sure that’s why the name of the game is called Rasta Speed, just a guess though), and you must tap that color before your opponent. The game gets trickier as it continues. Points are score by touching the correct color first, and points can be lost by touching the wrong color.

Rasta Speed is a fun FREE game that can be played either on your BlackBerry PlayBook or Z10, so follow the link below and challenge your friends for hours of fun and laughs.

Rasta Speed For BlackBerry PlayBook and Z10 FREE >>