MockIt! now on BlackBerry

As 2013 drew to a close, the BlackBerry community spotted a newcomer in the Beta Zone. It was MockIt!, a meme generator. This is a fun app to have, especially if you’re fond of making photo replies. Aside from memes, you can create photo collages as well. The app has a collection of famous meme bases to get you started.

Official list of features:

  • Natively built
  • Meme generator
  • 6 available colour schemes for the UI
  • Device Mock creator
  • Photo Frame studio
  • Two free sticker collections
  • 20+ Photo Frame templates
  • Smooth, beautiful and fast interface

It’s free to download in BlackBerry World if you want to give it a spin.

BBM releases Lil’ Shelton sticker pack

Are you one of the users who are currently enjoying the new BBM Stickers? If so, you’d be thrilled with the introduction of the Lil’ Shelton sticker pack. This was brought to you by Eric Uchalik. The pack contains 20 stickers that can be used during BBM conversations.

If you’re interested in following the creator, then you can look up his BBM Channel. Just search for “superfungo”. If not, you can always add him through his PIN: C003D1090.

This is definitely a must-have, especially if you adore turtles or anything that’s remotely cute. Be the envy of all your BBM contacts with these fun stickers.


Third party Facebook chat app for BlackBerry released

Can’t get enough of Facebook chat? Continue your conversations even while you are on the go with Messenger, a third party Facebook chat app for BlackBerry 10 devices. This is the creation of Nemory Oliver, the same fellow behind the Snap2Chat app.

Here’s the full features list:

  • Real Time Sending and Receiving Chats (no refreshing required)
  • Stunningly Beautiful Design
  • Start a Conversation
  • Send Stickers (via plain text Links/URL)
  • Update your Facebook Status within the App
  • Very Fast and Fluid Performance
  • Sent / Received Date and Time
  • Jump to Top and Bottom (Floating Buttons)
  • Filter / Search Friends via Name, Online/Offline/Idle Presence
  • Sound & LED Notifications
  • Sent or Received Indicator
  • Load Older Conversations and Messages
  • Change Color Theme (Dark / Bright)
  • Share a specific message
  • Copy & Paste Chat Messages
  • Works in Landscape and Portrait
  • Clear Cache
  • Pull to Refresh
  • Can display received Image Attachment
  • Friend Typing Notifications
  • Shows Online, Offline, Idle, All Friends
  • Swipe Right to Close Chat
  • Active Email Support

The app has actually been circulating the BlackBerry community for a while now because it’s been in beta mode. Now, it has finally made it’s way to BlackBerry World. Download it now for $1.99.

SuperTube for BlackBerry receives update

SuperTube is one example of a competent third party app for YouTube. If you’re looking for one, this might work for you.

Just recently, it also received a wide range of updates. It is now running on version Here is the official update line up.

  • Added channels and playlist searches
  • Sort order for playlists
  • Kid lock functionality
  • Fixed repeat function
  • Search enhancements
  • Local watch history updated
  • New videos in subscriptions
  • New subscription list
  • Other bug fixes

If you’re interested, download it now on BlackBerry World. It’s free, but users may also get the paid version if they wish to avail of the premium features.

Become a cover model through your BlackBerry

If you’ve ever wanted to be on the cover of a famous magazine or to be a billboard model, then this is probably something worth looking into. Photofunia allows you to realize these dreams through the beauty of photo editing. It’s really fun and you get to fool your innocent friends.

What’s great is that users also have the option to create HD photos. If you actually want to print out your masterpieces, then you are free to do so. They’ll be great to display at home, you know, just for kicks.

There’s a wide array of effects to choose from too. There are 384 in total. This gives you free reign on how to manipulate your photos. It’s free to download, so why don’t you give it a try? Take note that you’ll need to be connected to the internet to use the app.

Shaun the Sheep invades BBM

If you’re always looking for new stickers to download for BlackBerry Messenger, then you might fancy the new Shaun the Sheep set that has made its way into the BBM Shop. If you’ve watched this British cartoon, chances are that you’d love the stickers too.

Of course, there are other stickers available. One other example is the WWE ones. They’ll be free for a limited time, so if you’re a wrestling fan, you might want to download it ASAP.

BBM Stickers recently made its way to the instant messaging app in order to give users a more personalized experience. Aside from adding fun to conversations, users are able to convey their emotions better thanks to these stickers.

Most of the sticker packs are priced at $1.99.

Temple Run: Brave now on BlackBerry

If you’ve always been fond of the Temple Run games, then you will probably be happy to hear that Temple Run Brave has finally made its way to BlackBerry 10. It gives a Disney-Pixar twist to everyone’s favorite endless running game. Check it out if you’re a fan or if you’re close to an animated movie buff.

Here’s the official list of features:

  • Introducing ARCHERY – tap targets to shoot a bullseye and earn extra coins
  • New, amazing visuals. It looks better than ever!
  • All new environments inspired by Disney/Pixar Brave and the wilds of Scotland
  • Play as Merida and King Fergus from Disney/Pixar Brave
  • Outrun Mordu, the demon bear, to earn running glory

Temple Run Brave can be downloaded for $0.99. Get it now in BlackBerry World.

BBM 2.1 is out

In an attempt to better the chat experience on BlackBerry Messenger, a slew of new features were added to the famous instant messaging app. The ones worth noting are the multi-person photo sharing and file transfers with larger capacities.

The update will be rolled out on every platform that it’s available on – Android, BlackBerry and iOS. Also, users are no longer limited to emoticons thanks to the addition of BBM stickers. They bring out the fun in every conversation. Some premium packs are available for purchase through the BBM Shop.

Here’s the official statement from David Proulx, BBM Senior Director.

“Stickers are another great example of how we’re making the BBM experience more engaging and fun for our customers. Stickers let you personalize your chats and strike the right chord with people around the world who rely on stickers in chats when they connect with colleagues, family, friends, peers and partners.”

BlackBerry World celebrates 5th anniversary

How time flies. Just a few years ago, BlackBerry World was known as BlackBerry App World when it first made its appearance on April 1, 2009. To celebrate five years of BlackBerry World, the Canadian smartphone company has opted to release five premium apps for free. Yes, you read that right. Here’s the official statement:

Celebrate with us – it’s like cake, but it lasts longer. 5 FREE birthday downloads just for you! From March 31st to April 4th, BlackBerry 10 and and BlackBerry OS users can visit BlackBerry World and be treated to 5 premium apps and game downloads.

There isn’t an official list yet. Also, there’s a good chance that there’s going to be a different app lineup depending on your location and device. Check out BlackBerry World if you’re excited to get these freebies. Happy 5th Anniversary, BlackBerry World!

Get this adorable game for your BlackBerry

If you have a weakness for anything cute, then Bouncy Bear is one game that you’ll need on your BlackBerry. If it’s not really your thing, then maybe your significant other or child would thank you for it. The main objective of the game is to collect candies and cupcakes on each stage. The more goodies you gather, the higher your score.  The player will be controlling Bear, the cute main character.  The game stays true to its title since the bear will literally be bouncing about in every stage. Cannons can also be used to reach farther areas.

The game is quite simple, but if you think you’ll need some briefing, you won’t need to worry. The game has a quick tutorial at the start.

If you’re interested, Bouncy Bear can be downloaded for $1.99 in BlackBerry World.