Blaq for BlackBerry 10 has been in the works for quite a while now and Z10 owners will be happy to know that today is the day. The third-party Twitter client from Kisai Labs in now available for purchase in BlackBerry World.
Blaq has long been one of our favorite Twitter client and with the native Twitter app lacking a fair amount of features, Blaq is sure to fill the void nicely. Blaq has plenty of features to keep even the biggest Twitter addicts happy. You can view your timeline (with real-time streaming), mentions and direct messages, view profiles, mute, favorite, retweet and much more.
Additional features include:
- Beautiful, intuitive NATIVE user interface
- Fast scrolling - no need to wait
- Interactive gesture engine for quick actions to keep you moving
- REAL-TIME Twitter streaming support
- Power-conscious - When minimized, Blaq goes into low-power mode to save battery
- The most advanced muting system - mute based on multiple criteria
- Sharing - Share from just about any app to Blaq and vice versa!
- Active Frame - Know when you get new tweets, mentions or direct messages
- BBM integration - share tweets updates with your BBM contacts
- Native or editable retweet support (hold down on RT icon in detail screen)
- In-app notifications
- Twitter Username auto-completion
- Full user profile view
- Image previews within Blaq
- View your lists curated from Twitter.com
- Multi-account support
- Search people and tweets
- Photo posting - Twitter
- Q10 support
I was lucky enough to be a part of the beta and I have to say that Blaq has come a long way and it definitely one of the most used apps on my Z10 now.
If you're at all a Twitter user you should pick this one up right now - you can grab it at the introductory price of $2.99 (and sorry PlayBook users but yes, you'll have to pay again for this version). It will be rolling out in BlackBerry World over the next few hours so if you're not seeing it yet just check back later.