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Facebook for the BlackBerry PlayBook Updated Version 1.0.4 Now Available in BlackBerry App World!

June 8th, 2011

FACEBOOK_PLAYBOOK The new version 1.0.4 of Facebook for the BlackBerry PlayBook is now available with some new features:

  • Video Uploading – Shoot a video and upload it on the spot, or select an existing video from the PlayBook tablet’s media library and upload it to Facebook.
  • Facebook Search Enhancements – Enhancement on search features, which now allows for easier finding of friends and Facebook Page using the Pages Search.
  • Improved Access to Pages - New Pages tab accessible from Friends List to view My Pages and Pages You Like.
  • Message Deletion – Delete a Facebook message by simply pressing and holding the screen until a delete button appears, and then to permanently delete the message from your Facebook account.
  • Photo Upload Album Selection – Organization of your Facebook albums just got easier by simply selecting the album that you would like to upload the photo to.
  • News Feed Improvements – Interact with your News Feeds via the More button to Like or Comment on posts without having to leave the News Feed view.
  • Options Help Center – Options icon removed from the Notification bar, now accessible by swiping down from the top frame PlayBook tablet screen to reveal these options, along with the Help Center and Log Out buttons.

For more info or to download the updated version of Facebook for your PlayBook, head over to BlackBerry App World!

BlackBerry PlayBook OS Updated To Version With Several New Features

June 8th, 2011

OS__1_0_5_2304 It has been quite some time since last update of the BlackBerry PlayBook, and almost all PlayBook owners have been waiting for a new OS. Luckily, RIM has announced that BlackBerry PlayBook OS v1.0.5.2304 now is available. This update brings several new features and performance enhancements to the BlackBerry PlayBook:

  • Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook – The first Facebook app optimized for tablets now comes preloaded and introduces new features including video uploading, message deletion, Facebook search enhancements and more
  • In-App Payments Support – Enables developers to create apps for the BlackBerry PlayBook using the BlackBerry Payment Service, which will allow users to purchase enhancements within apps such as another level in a game or a new edition of a magazine
  • Additional Language Support — Updates language support to include: French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch and UK English
  • BlackBerry PlayBook Charging Enhancements – By simply touching the battery indicator on the BlackBerry PlayBook home screen, users can easily adjust the screen brightness or choose to restart, turn off, or put the tablet into standby mode.  Other charging improvements include the ability to charge the PlayBook while it is turned off, as well as an on-screen alert to notify users if they accidentally have plugged in an incorrect charger into their BlackBerry PlayBook
  • Video Chat Connectivity – Adds support for the TURN (Traversal Using Relay NAT) protocol, which enhances Video Chat connections between users on home, public and enterprise Wi-Fi networks
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot Detection – Automatic Wi-Fi hotspot detection in the BlackBerry Tablet OS v1.0.5 makes it easier to connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot (at a coffee shop or an airport, for example)

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook Available for Download Now!

May 4th, 2011

FB Facebook for the BlackBerry PlayBook is officially available for free download in BlackBerry App World now. The App is coming with lots of features:

Facebook® for BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet is an optimized application that delivers a highly engaging experience by integrating popular features and functionality of Facebook®. You can browse and interact with highlights in the News Feed, post status updates and easily upload photos to your Wall from the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ Picture Library, connect with your Facebook friends instantly using Facebook Chat, see Profiles and Pages, seamlessly view links and videos in the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ browser, and even view photos and videos in full 1080p HD by connecting the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ to an HD TV.