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Nokia announces it's buying Scalado, the company behind the cool BlackBerry 10

Nokia announces it's buying Scalado, the company behind the cool BlackBerry 10 "time warp" camera functionality

One of the cool BlackBerry 10 features previewed last month at BlackBerry World was the new "time warp" functionality in the camera app (see video above). The demo received a big round of applause and everybody out there was impressed.  It didn't take long to figure out that the company Research In Motion was working with to bring this feature to BlackBerry 10 was Scalado, a Sweden-...

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Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones updated to version 3.1.0.16 in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones updated to version 3.1.0.16 in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

Facebook for BlackBerry has once again been updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone, this time to version 3.1.0.16. The updates are a plenty and include fixes for various bugs in the app. Things are coming along nicely, so if you're a Beta Zone member (you have no excuse not to be) head over and check for your download. Be sure to drop a comment here and let us know how the new version is...

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Developer gets iOS apps running on BlackBerry, for real (we asked for more evidence and got it)

Developer gets iOS apps running on BlackBerry, for real (we asked for more evidence and got it)

This past Saturday a thread popped up in the CrackBerry Forums by new member businesscat2000, titled iOS Apps running on PlayBook! The thread linked to this video on youtube, which runs through a demo of iOS apps running on the BlackBerry PlayBook via an iOS player of sorts, including Super Monkey Ball, Tiny Tower, Tom Tom, Sushi Cat, iFart (of course) and more. This video also linked...

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MPACaseMaker packs a BlackBerry PlayBook, scanner, printer and more into a portable case

MPACaseMaker packs a BlackBerry PlayBook, scanner, printer and more into a portable case

We've seen the BlackBerry Police Cruiser and all of its awesome BlackBerry PlayBook powered goodies time and time again, and now Mobile Innovations President Gary Bauer is hitting the road with a portable version of the same gadgets. The MPACaseMaker is a 20lb Pelican hard-case that incorporates all of the tech found in the cruiser and makes it available to other services as well. Bauer...

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