While the PlayBook supports a plethora of various sensors like a gyroscope and a magnetometer (compass), hardly any developers have tapped into the latter. A new application has been produced by mappau OG, which utilizes the magnetometer in the BlackBerry PlayBook. Compass for the BlackBerry PlayBook doesn’t require any movement or GPS pickup to show which direction you are traveling.
- Real magnetic compass (no GPS and/or movement needed)
- Stunning graphics
- Swipe down for easy to understand calibration
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A new 5G BlackBerry Android smartphone with a keyboard will arrive in 2021
A new joint announcement from BlackBerry, OnwardMobility, and FIH Mobile lays out the plans for a new 5G BlackBerry Android smartphone with a physical keyboard to be brought to market in North America, and Europe within the first half of 2021.