I’m excited to announce that our app named Speedometer was available for Playbook OS 2.0 way before the OS was available for general public. You can download this GPS based speedometer app that shows both analog and digital speedometer on your Playbook screen. You can get it from App-World by hitting this link.
Or grab it via this QR-Code:
The app is also available for BlackBerry smartphones and Android smartphones from the respective app-stores.
The app features a GPS based speedometer that works on different scales including mph, kmph, meters per second, feet per second and knots. You can use the speedometer while riding a car, bus, train, ship or boat or anything that runs on the surface of earth.
Start the fun and download it today on your smart-phone or tablet.
Yesterday, there were only two types of tablets that could not check email, one was Playbook and the other was Aspirin ( ROFL). And today, the basic feature set of the PlayBook tablet by Research In Motion is complete. .
Yeah, that’sso cool, BlackBerry App World as well as BlackBerry Internet Services – BIS is fully operational in Pakistan now. I’ve checked it both on Ufone as well as Mobilink. I can download both paid and free apps on my phone and playbook now. This means you’ll be reading more reviews of cool new BlackBerry apps on my blog now onwards.
How to download App World in Pakistan
If you are a BlackBerry user, first thing you should do is get hold of BlackBerry App World on your phone or PlayBook( if you don’t have it already). You can get it by hitting this link from your mobile or PlayBook tablet.
To download paid BlackBerry apps, you can pay either via Credit Card or you can use a PayPal account. Please not, Paypal is not supported in Pakistan yet.
For all my readers who have a BlackBerry device, you can now follow this blog using a BlackBerry app. Simple and elegant way to stay in touch with my blog. To download this app please scan following QR code or hit this URL from your BlackBerry device.
Just did bit of a hack and it feels so good to control this Nokia phone running Symbian with Nintendo Wii controller. The feel is even greater when you play a game using this remote when your Phone is connected to a TV via TV-out cable. Please note this solution only works on Symbian S60, Symbian ^3 and Symbian Anna and has been tested on a Nokia N8 with Symbian Anna installed on it.
Here we go and Best of Luck!
Hardware used in experiment
A Nokia N8 smart phone with Symbian Anna
A Wii remote controller RVL 003 (Don’t have one? Click here to buy)
A USB desktop keyboard or a standard Bluetooth keyboard (Only for touchscreen-only phones. Optional for phones with physical keyboards).
How to connect
Install a simple application named MOBIPad (link at the end of the post).
Run Mobi Pad and from options menu choose to connect to Wiimote
Press 1 and 2 simultaneously on the Wii controller and wait till the app says connected
Done! The remote now works all across your apps and everywhere in the OS.
Catch for Touchscreen users
Touch screen phones like Nokia 5800 ExpressMusic or Nokia N8 do not have a physical keyboard and hence Options menu cannot be launched to start connection with the wiimote. You can use a Bluetooth keyboard or a normal USB keyboard to access the menu. Simply connect the Bluetooth keyboard via bluetooth, or use the USB connector that came with your Nokia N8 to connect a desktop USB Keyboard to your phone. When you run MOBIPad, press Windows/Menu key to open the menu and there you are with a working app on touch-screen.
I know this is a weird post with an older game but this is what has kept me busy for quite some time now. It’s Gameloft’s Modern Combat 2 – Black Pegasus. Sounds crazy but I’ve spent hours and hours of online play after I completed the rich single player story. Awesome game with amazing game play and guess what I did after playing this? I was about to upgrade my desktop PC (i3 processor and an Nvidia 8800 GT), I dropped the idea of upgrading it and sold the poor desktop as well. I’ve truly gone mobile-gaming now 🙂
You can get a copy for yourself on Android as well as on iPhone if you are interested. Every dollar spent is worth it, guaranteed!
Still not convinced? Watch the video trailer here:
Nokia Ovi official blog has reviewed word-target as a top-app and they say it has an edge over Scrabble and Boggle. The app has been selling on Ovi store for a while now targeting Nokia’s touchscreen devices. This is what the reviewer has to say:
I enjoy word games like Scrabble and I love Boggle, but for sheer convenience and fun Word Target from Pakistani developer Pepper.pk might have an edge on both of them. Word Target does the same thing–tap into your imaginative ability to see words within a random collection of letters.
Samsung sends a reminder to Samsung app-developers today reminding them the termination date of Symbian developer support. Samsung will no more support Symbian app development on their handsets for obvious reasons. They are pushing hard with their BADA platform on some of their phones and Android on rest of their smart-phone family. The termination includes closure of Symbian Lab.dev on 29th December, Symbian forum gets closed on 30th December and Symbian content will be removed on 31st December.