BlackBerry Developer Conference 2009

BlackBerry Developer Conference 2009 News

Urbanspoon for BlackBerry Ready for Download

One of the gems for the BlackBerry Developer Conference that slipped through the cracks was the announcement of Urbanspoon for BlackBerry. You might recognize the app for its prominence in iPhone ads – it’s the one where you shake your phone to get suggested restaurants within your area based on GPS location. You can set…

The Signal 47: BlackBerry Developer Conference Edition

BBDC was unexpectedly busy – hear how the devs feel about it all! If you haven’t been following, the 2009 BlackBerry Developer Conference was the source of a lot of big announcements, like OpenGL support enabling some rich 3D graphics, an Adobe partnership that cements Flash on BlackBerry, and a long-overdue LinkedIn app. This episode…

LinkedIn App for BlackBerry Announced

It’s about time. At yesterday’s keynote, RIM announced a LinkedIn application for BlackBerry, joining Facebook and MySpace as some of the platform’s pillars social networking pillars. BlackBerry was built from the ground up for professionals, so LinkedIn really is a perfect fit. All of the expected functionality is there, like notifications in the Messages folder,…

Video Demo: Xobni’s super-charged BlackBerry address book app

We can’t think of anyone that couldn’t use a personal assistant helping keep track of emails and contacts. It’s too bad a living, breathing personal assistant just isn’t feasible for everyone. That’s where Xobni comes in. Xobni is a super-charged, super-smart address book for your BlackBerry. The Xobni for BlackBerry app trawls through your emails…

Loopt for BlackBerry bests iPhone app with background location updates and Pulse suggestions

It’s not often that a mobile app for the BlackBerry platform out-plays its iPhone counterpart. But, when it happens, you can be sure it’s going to grab some headlines. Location aware friend-tracker Loopt is grabbing just those kinds of headlines today with a new update that enables background processing and things-to-do suggestions in the BlackBerry…

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