Duddoo aur Dhobi – First step in the right direction

 

Like any other parent having a young child, my worries are beginning to rise as my son has  access to media, music, cartoons, games, entertainment and education that is either in a foreign language or it’s localized in an incorrect way. While it is great to access English, Spanish and French content, there has been a big gap when we talk about Urdu content, especially in interactive education, games, cartoons, stories and edu-tainment apps. No I do not like my son watching Hindi content, that is not Urdu beware. There have been several serious efforts like ToffeeTV to fill the gap but we need to speed up the efforts now.

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Speedometer for PlayBook

Speedometer for BlackBerry Playbook

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:

Downlaod Speedometer for Playbook vai 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.

Android Market link for Speedometer: Click Here

App World link for BlackBerry smartphone version: Click Here

Product Website: http://www.speedometer.mobi

 

 

BlackBerry App World and BIS working in Pakistan now!

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.

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Pakistan - BlackBerry App World - Research in Motion

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.

Payment Mode

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.

BlackBerry Playbook available on April 19th

Finally RIM has revealed the Playbook availability date. This is what BlackBerry’s Facebook status says today:

Don’t like waiting in line? Pre-order the PlayBook and it’s guaranteed to be yours on April 19! Head to Best Buy (U.S.) – http://tlk.tc/LV0 – or Best Buy Canada – http://tlk.tc/KV0 – to place your order today.

If you have not used a tablet before, its about time to start using a good one to begin with.

If you are an iPad user and you usually feel left out due to Flash sites breaking up when you visit them on browser, you should upgrade to Playbook instantly. See this comparison between the iPad and Playbook web experience.

Choosing a tablet? – BlackBerry Playbook and iPad web rendering comparison

This video demonstrate the use of flash and rich content rendering on RIM’s upcoming BlackBerry Playbook and compares it to the iPad’s Safari browser. If you are looking forward to buy a new tablet, Playbook is definitely one of the alternate option for you. The video also gives a clear idea of the size of the two tablets. If you are looking for a smaller alternative of iPad, Playbook or the Samsung Galaxy tab are the options to look at.

Here is the video:

BlackBerry Playbook Web-browsing experience video

This video demonstrates the power of flash and RIM’s BlackBerry Playbook’s browser capabilities in general and flash and video capability in particular. Browser embedded video playback has been demonstrated not only for Flash based Youtube videos but for embedded mp4 videos on Facebook and even HTML 5 videos like videojs.com player.

Other browser capabilities are also demoed. Here comes the video:

BlackBerry app world seen on Playbook

BlackBerry app world on PlaybookRIM has already announced that Playbook apps will be distributed via App-World. Vendors have been given an interface for publishing apps for App-World already. Now we got to see a leaked shot of App-World running on RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook.

Unfortunately, not many details are available about the app-world.

How to submit BlackBerry PlayBook apps to App World

RIM’s BlackBerry playbook tablet is creating news and RIM is fully geared to get more app developers working on playbook apps. To make that more exciting, RIM has announced a free Playbook for all developers who submit their apps to the app-world before the device launch.

Details of the free PlayBook give away are still not clear  but you need to know how to upload these apps to App-World. Currently, publishers and partners have no way to do that. RIM is expected to announce the procedure of How to upload Playbook apps to App-World in their web-cast scheduled at 7pm GMT on Thursday, December 9th.

So if you are a developer and you are looking forward to learn how to submit your PlayBook apps to App-World, register for this web-cast now and let’s see what RIM’s got scheduled for us in this web-cast.