Qik Now Available For BlackBerry!
on 27 Oct 2008 03:49 am EDT
This is awesome!! Long something that was available on Nokia phones and even the iPhone, Qik has announced and released (I love it when a company announces AND releases same day... RIM could learn from this!) a version that is compatible with BlackBerry devices. Never heard of Qik you say? Well it's like this - it's a streaming video application made for your phone which allows you to record videos using your devices camera and upload them live to Qik.com. Friends and family can then log in and watch you streaming or after the stream is completed they can view and even download the videos. Qik also has many social network integration options such as Twitter, Tumblr, Youtube, Blogger and more. Pretty Cool if ya ask me!
Devices currently supported are as follows: BlackBerry Pearl 8120, BlackBerry Pearl 8130 (Running 4.5 OS is a must), and BlackBerry Bold. BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 will follow soon. Now keep in mind this is a new app which is currently in Alpha form, I had some issues with getting it to work on my Rogers Bold, took me 3 installs to get it too function but don't let that scare you away from trying it. Also fair to point out best results were with WiFi then 3G and then of course EDGE.
Read the release notes first as they contain instructions and then create an account. If you give Qik a go, be sure to report back in the comments and let us know how it went!
*UPDATE* - Qik has just informed us that the BlackBerry Curve 8320 and 8330 are now listed under supported devices.