website statistics

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...

Research In Motion (RIM) announced BlackBerry News 1.0, a new app for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet that will allow users to consolidate all their subscription-based (RSS) content within one app and new eeds can be added by browsing the content library or searching for specific keywords or URLs. The app comes pre-populated with feeds from various news channels, including coverage of: Arts & Entertainment, Business, Health & Lifestyle, News Headlines, Science & the Environment, Technology and Travel and also ready for download (free)…………

 

RSS feeds and eBooks are great on a tablet and while there are a handful of RSS readers in App World, it’s cool to see the BlackBerry News app in there as well. With the News app, a user can consolidate and access all of their RSS feeds within one app on the BlackBerry PlayBook. New feeds can be easily added by browsing the content library, or searching for specific keywords or URLs. The app also comes with pre-populated feeds from top news sites providing instant access to popular content from multiple providers on a variety of topics. Categories include: Arts & Entertainment, Business, Health & Lifestyle, News Headlines, Science & the Environment, Technology, and Travel. The BlackBerry News app for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet has been optimized for the PlayBook and leverages the tablet’s gesture-based navigation including:

  • Touching the “News Library” button feeds to easily find and add new feeds
  • Using the BlackBerry PlayBook bezel drop-down gesture from the “My News” home screen pulls up the options menu to update content, or edit and delete any subscriptions
  • Selecting a subscription provides an abbreviated summary view of articles within that news feed, allowing for quick scanning of content
  • Swiping left on the tablet screen turns the page

 

Once you find an article you want to read, just touch on the article and you’ll be presented with a full article view.

BlackBerry News for BlackBerry PlayBook

If you’re going to be in a place where network access is unavailable, the BlackBerry News application also provides offline access to your previously downloaded feed content, so you can still read downloaded articles while you’re out of range from a Wi-Fi signal. Acquiring new content requires connection to a Wi-Fi signal.

Adding new news feeds

You can add your own subscriptions to RSS feeds by hitting the “News Library” button. Once in the News Library, you can either search for a specific feed that you’re looking to add, or you can browse through the content library to find some of the more popular and well-known feeds. As search is currently limited to feeds indexed in the content library of the application, it’s possible you may not be able to find the RSS feed you’re looking for. In those cases, you can input the URL of the site that has the news feed that you want to add, and the app will detect if the news feeds are available for you to subscribe to. Your subscriptions will be synced up with your BlackBerry ID, so if you’re on the go without your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, you can always catch up on the news through your BlackBerry smartphone by using our BlackBerry News Feeds application available in BlackBerry App World.

BlackBerry News for BlackBerry PlayBook

BlackBerry News for BlackBerry PlayBook

Unsubscribing to news feeds and updating content

From the “My News” home screen in the BlackBerry News application, you can use the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet bezel drop-down gesture to pull up an options menu, where you’ll be able to update your content or edit and delete any subscriptions you don’t want anymore.

BlackBerry News for BlackBerry PlayBook

 

Download BlackBerry News For PlayBook: Here

 

Thanks: (1), (2)

Buy Cheapest Related Product From Amazon.com


Sony VPL-HW30ES 3D Projector Coming Next Month

Bria iPad Edition
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On June 10, 2011(5 years, 2 months ago.)

You May Also Like:

What Do You Think?

Leave a Reply




Loading Facebook Comments ...

FTC Disclosure: Some of the links of this website are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.


Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

Check out this tutorial to know how to install Apple watchOS 3 beta certificate on your Apple Watch and start enjoying the new version.
If you are trying to jailbreak iPhone, iPad or iPod on iOS 9.2 - 9.3.3 without using a computer or Apple ID, then check this video tutorial.
Pokemon Go users are complaining about the crashing and server issues. Check out the tutorial to solve error problems and thanks us later.
Turning off Wi-Fi Assist is a great way to save mobile data since it automatically starts using cellular data when Wi-Fi signal is poor .
If you want to secure your SIM card from others using it, then check out this tutorial to know how to set up the SIM Pin code on your iPhone.
CiderTV is a great alternative to control Apple TV from the Notification Center. Check out this tutorial to set up CiderTV on your iPhone.
Are you annoyed by the split screen mode on the iPhone 6 Plus or 6s Plus? Check out this quick tutorial to turn off split screen feature.
If you could not wait to installed the iOS 10 beta version on you iPhone and now struggling for the errors, then this tutorial is for you.
Siri might not understand the question you asked. But you can use Siri by editing the text that you asked & it will give an updated answer.
Perhaps, you are new Apple user and you might have no idea how to change name of your iPhone. Check out this tutorial to change the name.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook