Articles by Jared Dipane

Facebook for BlackBerry receives an update to fix timeline refresh issues and application freezes

Facebook for BlackBerry receives an update to fix timeline refresh issues and application freezes

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We all know that Facebook for BlackBerry is a hit or miss, depending on the user, but today the folks have released an update to address some issues that users were seeing. Many of us, myself included, got stuck with a timeline that wouldn't refresh or once the application was launched, it would just freeze up -- sometimes to the extent that a battery pull was needed. The update to...

Building on the BBM Social Platform - Kisai Labs shows us an early version of their latest creation

Building on the BBM Social Platform - Kisai Labs shows us an early version of their latest creation

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Some rather amazing things were happening at the BBM Hackathon, more to come on that later, but we were able to pull Jerome Carty from Kisai Labs away from the coding madness to show us an early version of his latest creation. The application, a Connect Four styled application, still remains nameless while features are added and the game development continues. This game is built on the...

DailyFinance names RIM Co-CEO's  on Top 9 CEO's who need to be fired list, do you agree?

DailyFinance names RIM Co-CEO's on Top 9 CEO's who need to be fired list, do you agree?

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  Do you think RIM's Co-CEO's should be fired?  An interesting piece was published this week by the folks at DailyFinance and it got us here at CrackBerry talking quite a bit about it, tossing around some ideas and thoughts, and we wanted to get your input as well. The article dives into 9 CEO's that they believe should be fired, and some of the business results behind why they...

BlackBerry developers taking their skills to NYC for the BBM Hackathon - We're on site all day long

BlackBerry developers taking their skills to NYC for the BBM Hackathon - We're on site all day long

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Last month we announced that RIM was going to be sending a number of developers to NYC to attend a BBM Hackathon event, and the event is today! There are about 30 developers who will be all in the same room, putting their minds to work developing some new things and transforming ideas into real life applications. We are live on scene here and will be keeping tracks of the events all day...