Still looking for a Twitter client for your BlackBerry PlayBook? If so, you'll want to check out the latest version of Blaq for PlayBook that is now appearing in BlackBerry App World. This release pushes Blaq into v1.7 and brings along a whole slew of changes with it.
- Portrait Mode - Auto-correct and spell check
- LED notifications: New Tweets – White, Mentions – Blue, DMs – Green, Followers - Yellow
- TweetMarker support – Never lose your spot again! TweetMarker bookmarks your position in any client supporting it (must be enabled in Advanced Options > Services)
- Toggle Real-time streaming – This has been a HUGE request. Granted. Tap the real-time indicator to toggle.
- Favorited tweets – Swipe from the top bezel then tap the star
- Dedicated help section to make it easier to learn the ins and outs
- Saved Searches – Easily tap the star in your search field to add a new saved search. Tap a saved search then untap the star to remove it. It’s that simple!
Along with all the changes implemented, there has been a ton of bugs squashed as well, all based off of user feedback. Blaq for PlayBook v1.7 is available now in BlackBery App World for only $1.99, be sure to check it out.
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