With the last update having come back in November, Kisai Labs felt as though now was as good a time as any to go ahead and update their popular Twitter client Blaq for BlackBerry PlayBook. This release pushes the app into version 1.8.6 and while it's noted as being a maintenance release, it includes some new features and plenty of bug fixes. You'll find this release filtering through BlackBerry World right now but in case you're not seeing it yet, sit tight. You can jump below to check out the full details and download link.

What’s new?
  • More compact tweet rows – fit more tweets on the screen at a time
  • Ability to disable auto-correct – Advanced Options > General


  • Rendering issues – duplicate tweets, incorrect tweet info
  • Embedded content not loading – Youtube, Twitlonger, Soundcloud, etc.
  • Twitter thumbnail loading
  • Cannot follow/unfollow user if real-time streaming is disabled or fails
  • Virtual keyboard does not send tweet in portrait
  • The url shortener (the default shortener) has been removed. If you were using it, you will now be defaulted to Twitter’s URL shortener
  • Minor cosmetic and speed improvements

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