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ooVoo to Launch Free Video Chat and IM Solution for the BlackBerry 10 Platform

I know the concern with most about the upcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system is the number of quality apps that will come with it, particularly multi-platform communication apps, which form the bulk of everyday mobile tools. Well as we mentioned earlier this month that ooVoo will be coming to BlackBerry 10, we have a press release here confirming that they will be releasing an app for BlackBerry 10.

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Samsung’s ChatOn Headed to BlackBerry

BlackBerry users will now have access to Samsung’s ChatOn as its availability was announced for iOS, BlackBerry, Android.If you’re unfamiliar with ChatOn, “ChatOn is an ideal IM tool for the mobile device user who wants to stay instantly connected to colleagues, friends and family, irrespective of the mobile device or feature phone that they use at no cost. Opening up the application to various platforms to now include iOS and Blackberry in addition to Android and bada, allows consumers to experience a richer, more interactive communication application.”

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BlackBerry Bridge v2.0 remote control working as a keyboard/mouse on PlayStation 3 (PS3)

Instructions for paring BlackBerry device as a keyboard/mouse with PS3: 1) BB: Turn your bluetooth on,. Make sure it is not connected to any other device, and set your connection options as “Discoverable – Yes” 2) PS3: Turn on your Playstation and goto Accessory Settings -> Manage BlueTooth Devices 3) BB: IMPORTANT: Goto your BlackBerry and open the Remote Bridge app, so it says “connecting”. It MUST say connecting, or it won’t work. If it times out, it won’t work, so you have to move fast from this point forward. 4) PS3: “Register New Device” and click “Start Scanning”. It took literally about 3 minutes to find my 9900, so it may take a while to pair. Sometimes it didn’t find it at all, and other times it was under a minute. Continue reading for rest of the steps:

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Hookt Messenger Updates to v.1.5 – Now Share Stickers w contacts

Hookt Messenger has just updated to version 1.5. The update brings the ability to allow users to share stickers with their friends. Also new in the build is Arabic translations for sign in and create account a long with minor fixes and improvements. Use Hookt to chat away using BlackBerry Push Service, inbox and BBM integration, send/delivered/read indicators, photo sharing, group chat and more! Head here to download for free.

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TinyController Gets Updated to v1.2.0

Control your BlackBerry from Your Windows or OS X Desktop. Download desktop part of this software from 14 Days FREE TRIAL available from You can use USB, WIFI, or Bluetooth to connect to your BlackBerry. You can use this program for controlling most apps in your BlackBerry such as BBM Chat Yahoo Chat, Email, etc (note: BBM group chat not supported). You can also display your BlackBerry screen on your Desktop for presentation purpose. Note: – USB Connection requires BlackBerry Desktop Software for Windows/OS X (this software is free and can be downloaded from BlackBerry’s website). – Requires Windows XP or later, OS X 10.6 or later (Mac with Intel processor) Get it via the BlackBerry Empire store

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VIdeo: CES 2012: Zinio Provides a Sneak Peek of their Upcoming App for BlackBerry PlayBook

Mobile Viewing Jeanniey, Chief Marketing Officer for Zinio, took some time to chat with us at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show about the popular Zinio app on its way to the BlackBerry PlayBook platform. To stay informed, head over to www.zinio.com/playbook, and once the app is available in BlackBerry App World, download it to your PlayBook and get $25 credit towards Zinio content!

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RIM Showcases New BlackBerry 7.1 OS at CES 2012

RIM Showcases New BlackBerry 7.1 OS at CES 2012 New BBM, BlackBerry Traffic and BlackBerry Travel Updates Also Released LAS VEGAS, NEVADA–(Marketwire – January 09, 2012) – (CES 2012) – A wide range of software improvements await BlackBerry® 7 smartphone customers at the BlackBerry® booth (South Hall 3 Booth # 30326) at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2012). Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM)(TSX: RIM) is showcasing the new BlackBerry® 7.1 OS as well as updates to the BBMTM (BlackBerry® Messenger), BlackBerry® TrafficTM and BlackBerry® TravelTM apps. The new OS and app updates make seizing and sharing the moment even easier. BlackBerry 7.1 will begin rolling out from carriers around the world beginning today and over the coming weeks(1). The new releases of BBM, BlackBerry Traffic and BlackBerry Travel will be available on BlackBerry® App WorldTM beginning today. “BlackBerry 7 delivered a next-generation platform for our customers around the world and the range of software updates announced today build upon the strengths of that platform to further enhance the mobile experience and make life easier, from managing daily tasks to planning big adventures,” said Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO at Research In Motion. Life Is Better Shared

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Siri for BlackBerry? SayIt for BlackBerry! – Voice Recognition Software. OTA included

About software SayIt 1. Overview: Currently, along with the development of mobile technology and handsets, voice recognition technology (Voice Recognition), management support voice (Voice Assistant), switch from character to voice says (Text to Speech) is a growing trend of mobile technology in recent times.Can be taken as an example of Siri on Apple iPhone 4S, but the technology is not new, but it appears at the right time and revived the movement of voice recognition mobile phone. Understanding the situation, I launched SayIt software, is a software that supports voice recognition, convert text to voice, convert voice into text. Software running on the platform BBOS from 5.0 and above, participate in the competition framework BlackBerry Application Challenge Viet Nam 2011 2. Introduction to software details a.Chuc features: 

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PinShare for BBM – FREE!

With over 70,000,000 BBM™ users and growing, PinShare™ just might be the most anticipated BlackBerry™ app EVER! We’ve all seen or left BlackBerry PINs everywhere – in forums, on web sites, in app reviews and on Twitter & Facebook profiles. Have you ever wished there was a quicker, easier way to meet all of these people and connect with them in one convenient and easy-to-use place? Well, now there is a way – with PinShare™! What is PinShare™?

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Wikitude Honoured at the BlackBerry Innovation Awards

Wikitude Honoured at the BlackBerry Innovation Awards Wikitude awardedGoing social: Best BBM Connected Application accolade Wikitude is delighted to have been recognised by Research In Motion in the BlackBerry® EMEA Innovation Awards, winning the Going social: Best BBM Connected Application accolade. Wikitude won the award with the Wikitude World Browser, which contains hundreds of different examples of how Augmented Reality can enrich location based content experiences including travel sights, mobile coupons, restaurants and more. BBM in Augmented Reality allows you to find your friends and chat with them on the go. The Going social: Best BBM Connected Application category is designed to reward apps and solutions that have delivered or have the potential to deliver a big impact in the consumer and/or enterprise space, and at the same time demonstrating a perfect fit with RIM’s brand. “Finding out that we were the winners in such a prestigious group of contenders is simply phenomenal. We are very proud to be the first to have taken instant messaging into Augmented Reality. A huge congratulations goes out to our team in Salzburg for this fantastic achievement”, says Andy Gstoll, Chief Marketing Officer of Wikitude.

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ScreenShare for BBM

Have you ever felt the need to share something that is up on your BlackBerry screen immediately with your BBM contacts? Because If you have, you are in for a treat! With BBM Screen share application you can send a screenshot of your BlackBerry smartphone to any of your BlackBerry Messenger contact in a flash! With integrated BBM, sharing is made more easier and painless than ever. The application not only helps you share your screen right away, but also enables you to capture the screen and save it on your mobile seamlessly from within the application. If you find this application too good to resist, you can even suggest the application for your BBM friend to download by sending then in-app chat download requests. Continue reading for free download

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BBM 6.1 Fixed Issues, Known Issues, and Workarounds!

With BBM 6.1 being available for download via BetaZone, it’s certain things won’t be at 100% .RIM knows this and have addressed the situation in their set of latest release notes which may have been overlooked. No fear, we’re here to provide to you with the set of release notes which contain whats new, fixed issues, some known issues and workarounds so that you can get your BBM working to as close to 100% as possible. Continue reading for more.

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BBM Music Comes Out of Beta in US, Canada, & Australia With Free Extended 60 Day Trial

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/BlackBerry/status/131731545680650241″] BBM Music makes your music collection social! With BBM Music, you can create a music profile of your favorite songs that all your BBM Music friends can listen to – and in return you can enjoy all of your friends’ profile selections. That means the more friends you have, the more music you can enjoy! You can listen to full tracks, create playlists, have conversations about music, and even listen to music offline. Features:

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IM+ for the BlackBerry PlayBook Now available via App World

RIM finally approves IM+ for the BlackBerry PlayBook Chat within AIM®/iChat, MSN®/Windows Live™ Messenger, Yahoo!®, ICQ®, Jabber®, Google Talk™ and MySpaceIM in one client. Communicate with friends and colleagues wherever you are regardless of location and mobile operator. No more SMS charges! With IM+ you can listen to voice messages from your Skype contacts. Store your chat history on the device and review it at any time. IM Push mode allows you to receive messages even if you close the app (you can switch off this mode in options). Download IM+ for the BlackBerry PlayBook via App World

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And the 1st Free App Is

Well the 1st free app to be released by RIM today is DriveSafe.ly This has been release by RIM as a thank you for sticking by them during the outage earlier this month and we can expect around $100 worth of apps to be made available by the end of December. DriveSafe.ly 2.0 speaks txt and email messages aloud so you can concentrate on the road. Eliminate temptation to drive distracted-let DriveSafe.ly read txts and respond by voice with Pro. DriveSafe.ly 2.0 Pro also lets you chat by sending text responses by voice and use voice commands like: repeat message, or call back sender. Drive safe listening to messages without texting while driving or reading emails in car. Drive – respond by voice, hands-free. So head on over to AppWorld today to grab your copy. Do you think that $100 of free apps from RIM is enough to repay users for the outage? Let us know your feelings below or via @BBEmpire or @BBerryEmpire

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VenueChat – Chat via BBM with people who are in the same Foursquare venue

Have you ever wanted to get a sense of whats going on at a venue before you go there or talk with people at the same place you are? Now you can thanks to VenueChat. VenueChat uses the BBM Social Platform and integrates it with foursquare’s awesome venue data to provide you with great places to jump into a chat and talk about the world around you. While in a chat, see all of the tips for that venue and the checkout the photos that people have tagged there too! Have a foursquare account? Link that with VenueChat and get a more personalized experience while you are chatting at a venue. What are you waiting for? Get chatting today. Download for free via App World

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