Apps

Once again, Chimpact features as Amazons free app of the day

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Just a quick heads up for you BlackBerry 10 gamers out there that haven't tried Chimpact before - today I'd urge you to grab it for free from Amazon.

Third party Instagram app Inst10 sees an update through BlackBerry Beta Zone

Third party Instagram app Inst10 sees an update through BlackBerry Beta Zone

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It has been a while since we have seen an update to Inst10 - a third party Instagram client - however, an update has now been pushed, though it is through BlackBerry Beta Zone. If you were hoping for the ability to upload videos in this update, this is not yet available, sadly but it does bring tweaks to bring better speed and performance, as well as better photo upload quality - things we would all welcome.

BlackBerry App Roundup 8/14/15

BlackBerry App Roundup for August 14, 2015

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Howdy CrackBerry nation! Hope you all are having a fantastic week. This week we not only saw BBM add PayPal integration in the Beta Zone but also that BlackBerry joined the National Cyber Security Alliance and John Chen answered a few questions on BlackBerry's next steps on Fox Business. There are also a couple of contests and a sweet sale for our readers to take part in. First is the ability to win a BlackBerry Passport Silver bundle. Next, readers can take the State of the Mobile Nations survey for their chance at $600 for a new BlackBerry. Last, but certainly not least, readers may also take advantage of ShopCrackBerry's Back to School Sale for 20% off on all mobile essentials. All you have to do is enter in the code from the post during checkout. Good luck everyone!

Now it's time to bring you this week's picks for all your passionate BlackBerry addicts out there. You can find each app and game I've rustled up for you by clicking through the gallery below. If your favorite did not make the cut this week, remember you can help by offering your suggestions at the end.

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Create and modify text files and more with ease using Editor - 100 free copies available

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These days I mostly work with Word files for work or for personal documents. However, that is not to say I do not use plain text files for jotting down notes, writing posts, or even editing code. Going through my inbox I came across this simple and easy to use application called Editor by a new developer.

BBM beta for iOS adds iOS 9 support and PayPal integration

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BBM beta for iOS adds iOS 9 support and PayPal integration

Following up on the BlackBerry 10 and Android releases earlier, BlackBerry has now released a new BBM beta for iOS. As expected, the iOS version brings along with it the same PayPal integration found in the BlackBerry 10 and Android versions but it also adds support for iOS 9.

Loyalty adds photo and custom logo support in latest version

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I have a habit of collecting loyalty cards. Not by choice mind you, but they tend to accumulate on their own for some reason. Whether in my wallet or on my keychain it is sometimes hard to keep track. Loyalty is a native application to store all of your store cards for easy access. This new release brings with it several new features to both the pro version and the free version.

CrackBerry Asks: Where do you go first to look for apps? BlackBerry World or an Android store?

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The mobile market is so app orientated that it's probably the most important feature that consumers take into consideration when picking an operating system. As a BlackBerry 10 user I hope I can speak for most of us when I say that the OS and hardware are more important to me. Sure, apps are still have a place, but they are down the list of important features that I need on my smartphone.

BBM with PayPal integration now available in the Beta Zone for BlackBerry 10

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BBM with PayPal integration now available in the Beta Zone

Looks like we didn't have to wait until 'tomorrow' for the new BBM Beta with PayPal integration. Emails are now being sent out letting eligible folks know the update has arrived in the BlackBerry Beta Zone for BlackBerry 10 users. Aside from the PayPal integration, BlackBerry has also included a few other fixes for this release as noted.

ThirdEye lets you add photo filters and effects in real time

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There are quite a few photo editors out there for you to pimp out your photos after you take and before you share them. We've got another photo app for you today, newly released, after seeing a stint in BlackBerry Beta Zone. This app, however, is more of a realtime photo editor where you can apply the filter as and when you're going to take a photo. The app is called ThirdEye.

BlackBerry App Roundup 8/7/15

BlackBerry App Roundup for August 8, 2015

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Howdy CrackBerry nation! Hope you all are having a fantastic week. What can I say but the big announcement of the week was the official release of the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition. I think all other news pales in comparison to this announcement don't you think? Be sure to check out the hands-on video with this remarkable device. You can also browse through the photo gallery for a closer look. So will you be buying the Silver Edition? Be sure to hit up our poll and let us know!

Now it's time to bring you this week's picks for all your passionate BlackBerry addicts out there. You can find each app and game I've rustled up for you by clicking through the gallery below. If your favorite did not make the cut this week, remember you can help by offering your suggestions at the end.

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