You don’t even have to own a PlayBook to know all about Files and Folders. Innovatology have proved they’re incredibly talented, and have risen to the top of the dev-foodchain with this incredible Files & Folders-meets-every-cloud-service-product. Nearly flawless, the latest update to v5.0 brings SkyDrive support, Enhanced Google Drive support, a complete make-over design, new color scheme themes (light & dark) and much more!
Changes in v5.0:
- NEW! Support for SkyDrive and Office Web Apps! SkyDrive is Microsofts answer to Dropbox. It integrates very well with desktop and online versions of Microsoft Office, and provides 7GB of free storage. Learn more and sign up at skydrive.com.
- Swipe down, tap SkyDrive and sign in with your Windows Live ID.
- We show you your own SkyDrive, and files/folders that others have shared with you, but due to SkyDrive restrictions we cannot yet show files or folders that must be fetched from your computer.
- Tap an Office file, then tap Open online to fire up the Office Web App.
- ENHANCED! Google Drive
- Now much faster, especially for users with many files.
- Your own files and files people shared with you are now in separate top-level folders.
- Because of these changes, any Google Drive folders you have starred will have to be re-starred.
- ENHANCED! Redesigned look & feel, new icons inspired by BB10.
- NEW! Choose your favorite color scheme! The light scheme has better visibility during the day, while the dark scheme is easier on the eye at night and handy for presentations, meetings and on stage. Choose your flavor from the General page in the Settings screen.
- NEW! Online manual, so you can read it in a separate browser window or on another device.
- FIXED! Many more major & minor improvements & bug fixes.
Note: removed mention of Office 365 until Microsoft can clarify their definition.
[Update] Angry Birds Seasons v2.5 – Adds Back to School, Piglantis Levels & New Pink Bird!
It’s been a while since I enjoyed some real bird slinging. With Angry Birds Seasons v2.5 Rovio reminds us that the Angry Birds games are still incredible fun! This new update packs a nice punch too! Check out the features we’ve noticed thus far..
• NEW Back to School Levels – 20 total
• NEW Piglantis Levels - 40 total
• NEW Pink Bird
Angry Birds Seasons will set your wallets back $4.99 still. Current owners get the update Free of course. Please let us know if you’ve noticed any other updates in v2.5.
inLink [LinkedIn client] for BlackBerry PlayBook by techfruits.com
Finally a real LinkedIn client for the BlackBerry PlayBook has arrived. 3rd party of course, but inLink is not just a web link like many others populating App World now. techfruits.com contacted us a few days ago with quite a nice surprise. Check out the full list of features below.
Features include easy accessible buttons to:
• Check LinkedIn Mail
• View LinkedIn updates
• View and apply jobs via LinkedIn
• Connect and find people you know on LinkedIn
• Interact with your network and groups
• Search LinkedIn for companies, friends and groups.
The World Of Pootermobile & Sweet Pearl Photography have teamed up once again to bring users another stunning photographic wallpaper for multiple BlackBerry handhelds & PlayBook. The previous photographic wallpapers can be found here: Bliss & Serenity.
The Mar wallpaper shows off one of Sweet Pearl’s favorite places, a beach and can’t help but bring a nice tranquility to our moods. I downloaded the wallpaper after wiping my PlayBook to put me at ease while I re-downloaded & set-up everything else. Pootermobile just asks that you take a moment to leave a comment or thanks at the links or in the original post at TWP. Thank you much Sweet Pearl Photography.
Make a Scene Apps – Now Available on PlayBook by Innivo
If you haven’t seen these applications before chances are you’ve owned a BlackBerry like me. The Make a Scene apps are wonderful scenes filled with 50 stickers in each of the various apps. Currently Make a Scene is available in: Make a Scene: Safari, Make a Scene: Farmyard, Make a Scene: Under The Sea & Make a Scene: Outer Space. With more apps in the series to follow. Check out the feature list below.
• Over 50 ‘stickers’
• 5 animated backgrounds
• 5 animated foregrounds
• Multi touch enabled
• Save scene as an image to your device
• Automatic depth of field
• Easy-to-use toolbar and menus
• Descriptive audio
• Engaging animations
• Fun sound effects
• Background sounds to bring the experience to life
• Ability to move and re-arrange ‘stickers’
• Ability to remove individual ‘stickers’ or reset all ‘stickers’ and position them once again
• A learning experience that will keep your child engaged for hours!
Every once and a while I stumble upon an app that really charms me. These aren’t usually apps for gamer’s. Actually Perico Pirata “Pirate Parrot” is an Interactive Children’s Story Book that will warm the hearts of kids (ages 1-7) and parents alike.
* Touch objects to make them spring to life and move.
* Pictures that move and animate as you tilt your tablet. Interactive content on every page.
* Solve the challenges to keep going on the story, or use the navigation map to choose any page, any time you want, to play it again.
* Funny sound effects and music.
* Great user interfase design.
* Talk to the parrot and listen to it repeating your words.
* Original text and artwork.
* Find the hidden screen.
* Enjoy an entertaining coloring page with a variety of drawings to paint just by touching with your fingers.
* Languages: spanish, english and german.
* Device language auto-detect
* Change language on the fly.
* EXTRA: Crazy “Perico Pirata Photo Booth” to make your own photos with you and the book characters. Save them to your device or share them on the web.
• Professionally recorded narration (“Read it to me”) in 5 differents languages
* New language: French and Portuguese
Immediately, I couldn’t be more excited to see something so original hit the PlayBook. And what better team than the guys behind OSBB & the newly unveiled OSBBx. Crochet Buddy HD is an application for those who love to crochet as well as users looking to get into crocheting. We’ll break into some of the features and function after the feature list below.
° Crochet pattern abbreviations/meanings
° Easy to use row counter to keep you on track
° Reference for common crochet chart symbols
° Reference table for crochet hook size conversions (Metric/MM, US, UK/Canada)
° How-to-videos and instructions for the most common crochet stitches
° Handy, simple function calculator for those quick calculations
° List of 3rd party sources for free and paid crochet patterns
Scribbles! [previously Doodle Blast] by FlexibleAIR – Now Available!
I know we’ve posted this a couple times before. But this time the game is actually available to everyone! Developer FlexibleAIR took their popular Doodle Blast game and gave it a complete overhaul. This new update called “Scribbles!” brings many new level designs as well as more user requested features like purchasing more ink and in bulk, clever music, sounds and more!
Meet the Scribbles!
° Great, fun physics puzzle with doodle theme.
° Draw lines to guide the Scribbles into the Box.
° You have limited ink on each level – use it wisely.
° There are 90 awesome levels in total and we’re working hard to bring you more!
° Each level has its’ own background story. Laugh out loud when you’ll see some of those.
° Obstacles can move around and make a level more challenging.
° Be careful – the Scribbles can be crushed when they get stuck between moving obstacles.
Get Fit for BlackBerry PlayBook by Sergios Designs
Finally a nice & simple application that gives users just the right features to getting and staying in shape right! Get Fit by Sergios Designs has been out a couple weeks now but it quickly became my favorite work-out application after just a few hours.
° Share your work out to Twitter
° 2 Minute timer
° 30 Second timer
° Ended Timer Alert(sound)
° Get RIPPED!
**Recent Update brought**
° Added Modes; Novice, Advanced & Extreme
° New Twitter pre made tweets
° New timers
° More exercises!
XLabz Technologies recently updated two of their most popular applications Groovy Notes & Uber Iris. With Groovy Notes v2.0.1 they’ve added a new Photo & Drawing feature unlike anything we’ve seen! It also includes rich editing features, various drawing tools & more!
The update to Uber Iris v2.0 (another Berryfication must-have app) adds a more social experience to your photos wherein they now have a full Photo Gallery. See every one of your top images, manage edit or share them straight out of the new Gallery. But that’s not all! See the full changelogs below and be sure to either purchase or update your favorite XLabz apps below!
KAMI RETRO HD – SALE - Just $1.99 by Paw Print Games Ltd.
COLORFUL RETRO GRAPHICS WITH DYNAMIC EFFECTS
° Dazzling retro style 3D rendered artwork with glittering visuals and awesome sound effects
QUICK MOTION TOUCH SCREEN GAMEPLAY
° Flick, push, nudge and swing to save as many troops as possible
PUZZLING LEVELS WITH OBSTACLES AND TRAPS
° Think your way out of trouble by placing tools such as springs, springboards, fans and cannons
MULTIPLE WORLDS WITH DOZENS OF STAGES
° Collect stars from a total of more than 60 stages to unlock five unreal worlds
FUZZengine by i-Mentalist
° FUZZengine™ personalizing application (add-on) is free to download and use together with native or FUZZengine™ enabled applications.
° Use video wallpaper loops, add image wallpapers or add new sounds to your native or third-party applications.
° It’s FREE! Download it now and personalize your applications with new features!
° Use video loops or images from FUZZengine™ as wallpapers or sounds, as alarms or ringtones inside native or supported third-party applications.
° FUZZengine™ will not only add new features to your app, but will also save your wallpapers, videos and sounds on our SkyParrot cloud, if not in use at the moment. You are able to re-download them at any time.
° IMPORTANT: We are working with developers all around the world to provide you with as much as possible
° FUZZengine enabled applications. Keep in mind that till you have FUZZengine enabled aplication, FUZZengine will not be able to play videos or audio files on your device. You can still use FUZZengine to change your wallpaper!