Blaq for PlayBook

*UPDATE* Sweet! A newer build (v1.8.3) is already available for download that fixes some remaining bugs with DM's. Go ahead and grab it from App World, if you haven't already.

After countless hours of bug testing beta builds, a new version of Blaq for PlayBook is now available for download in BlackBerry App World. Jumping into version 1.8.2, you'll find many bug fixes and improvements with this release, the full change log is as follows:

What's New?

  • Inline photo and video previews
  • Hash tag auto-append is now optional
  • Streamlined tweet card (no longer overlaps the timeline)
  • Profile image caching
  • Hardware acceleration (smoother scrolling)
  • Reduced memory footprint

Bug Fixes

  • Quote RT doesn't include the full link
  • Text on the top of the tweet card now scrolls instead of overlapping
  • Keyboard disappears when selecting a username from auto-complete
  • Keyboard remains on screen when using the go-to-user feature
  • Classic RT/Quote RT is sent in reply to original tweet
  • Broken links when opening in the native browser
  • Bad scrolling in Options > Muting
  • Avatars overlap when multiple accounts are configured
  • Other bug and performance fixes 

If you're already using Blaq on your PlayBook for your Twitter needs, the update is available for free. If you're new to Blaq, you can hit the link below to pick it up from BlackBerry App World for only $1.99, well worth the buy in cost.

Download Blaq for BlackBerry PlayBook