Portrait mode support for all screens
“Read” articles are marked as such
“New” content indicator on home screen
Ability to update channels through data tethering
Ability to switch channels in magazine view
In the article view, ability to go to previous/next article
View a feed immediately after subscribing to it
Has anyone started receiving notification of an upgrade yet?
EDIT: Just got my notification 1 minute after posting this
I updated to News 1.1 and now it is not getting any feeds. They show up and it says it is updating, but it doesn't show any articles and if I click on one I just get "This feed currently contains no articles..." I tried uninstalling/re-installing, rebooting, still not working.
I agree, this is a welcome upgrade. One question...
The Blackberry News 1.1 Release Notes on the Technical Support Center states, "You can now browse BlackBerry News content through BlackBerry Bridge." What does this really mean? Starting News with Bridge active, but no Wi-Fi results in same "no connection, you can only browse previoulsy downloaded content" message as before. Tapping links in content tries to start regular browser (again, with no Wi-Fi or tethering, fails). Any ideas?
Both good ways to load bar files onto your PB, and as a bonus, once you've figured it out you're free to go load any other bar files you find out in the wild. Good way to get your Angry Birds fix for now.
For us BB / Playbook owners who live outside the U.S. and who can not access country-restricted apps such as Blackberry News, the easiest method is to use a free proxy service to trick AppWorld on your PB into thinking you are in the U.S.
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