Blaq, the very popular 3rd party Twitter app for the BlackBerry PlayBook, has updated to version 1.7. The new update brings many new features with the utilization of PlayBook OS 2.0.

What’s new?

  • Portrait Mode
  • Auto-correct and spell check
  • LED notifications
  • New Tweets – White
  • Mentions – Blue
  • DMs – Green
  • Followers: Yellow
  • TweetMarker support – Never lose your spot again! TweetMarker bookmarks your position in any client supporting it (must be enabled in Advanced Options > Services)
  • Toggle Real-time streaming – This has been a HUGE request. Granted.
  • Favorited tweets – Swipe from the top bezel then tap the star
  • Dedicated help section to make it easier to learn the ins and outs
  • Saved Searches – Easily tap the star in your search field to add a new saved search. Tap a saved search then untap the star to remove it. It’s that simple!
  • Blaq for the BlackBerry PlayBook can be bought for $1.99 in BlackBerry App World here. Trust us, it’s worth every penny.