BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.x Goes EOL Next Month

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BlackBerry PlayBook just received a minor update, with OS version 2.1.0.1917. The new update brings better support for Adobe Air and Flash. Unfortunately, this will be the last update for the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.x variations. According to BlackBerry’s ‘Software Support Life Cycle’ site, both PlayBook OS 2.0.x and 2.1.x will have End of Life…

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BlackBerry Considering PlayBook 2, But Not Anytime Soon

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The BlackBerry PlayBook was a double-edged sword. In one hand the PlayBook helped BlackBerry pave the way to BlackBerry 10, meanwhile it definitely felt like a half-baked product. Nevertheless, it was a crucial stepping stone leading up to BlackBerry 10, despite its unfortunate demise. But, BlackBerry tablet faithful will be glad to know the company…

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Flappy Herbie for BlackBerry PlayBook Now Available

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Charilaos Kalogirou, creator of FlyCraft and PopCorny, let us know about his latest game called Flappy Herbie Saga: Trolls of the Forest is now available for the BlackBerry PlayBook. Bringing Herbie back in this Flappy Bird-style game for the BlackBerry PlayBook, you must help Herbie fly through the forest and miss crashing into bamboo trees….

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BlackBerry World and Bridge Receive Updates

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BlackBerry has released updates to BlackBerry World for BB10 and the Bridge app for PlayBook. The new update to Bridge brings the ability to “view incoming Phone Call Notifications on the PlayBook when bridged with a BlackBerry 10 smartphone running 10.2.1.” BlackBerry World has also received a nice update. New features include: Search suggestions are…

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Leaked: BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1.0.1753

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BlackBerry PlayBook owners are getting a bit of a treat today. OS 2.1.0.1753 has leaked for the ‘dead’ tablet. The OS build is a full working build, but doesn’t have anything too special. Apparently, the only things new in this build are speed enhancements. To load up the new OS, you’ll simply do it like…

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BlackBerry PlayBook Getting No More Significant Updates, Confirms Alec Saunders

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Ever since BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins revealed the company would not uphold their promise to bring BlackBerry 10 to the PlayBook, many have wondered what will come of the tablet. Developers had been waiting to bring their BlackBerry 10 apps to the tablet. However, with no BlackBerry 10 scheduled for release, those hopefuls cried for…

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What Will You Do With Your BlackBerry DeadBook… err, PlayBook?

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Yesterday was brutal. I’m still trying to digest everything announced during BlackBerry’s Q1 2014 earnings and call. Given the announcement from CEO Thorsten Heins on the development of BlackBerry 10 for the PlayBook, or lack thereof, it’s suitable to claim that the PlayBook is officially no longer a supported BlackBerry device. The PlayBook is another…

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Aerize Optimizer for BlackBerry 10 Now Available

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Aerize released its first BlackBerry 10 app, the wildly popular Aerize Optimizer which is available for BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry Playbook.  The new version is targeting  the Android Runtime system of BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry Playbook devices, ensuring peak performance from the many Android apps that target the BlackBerry Android Runtime. Aerize Optimizer for BlackBerry…

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 10.1 Update Revealed in Vendor Portal

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Here’s a doozy for your Monday morning. BlackBerry has, willingly or accidentally, listed the BlackBerry PlayBook as one of the options for devices supported with BlackBerry OS 10.1. You can easily find this by going to create or update an app in the BlackBerry Vendor Portal and then choosing the supported version of BlackBerry 10….

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