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  1. Bla1ze's Avatar

    If it for BlackBerry, then carry on.

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    BlackBerry. That doesn't even make sense.
    04-29-14 02:38 PM
  2. anon3969612's Avatar
    I'm going to create an app called App for App. It'll be an app to search for apps for other apps, so basically an app to categorize all those 'App for ____'.

    Stay tuned!
    Iggy City, ronfc and TheScionicMan like this.
    04-29-14 02:45 PM
  3. eldricho's Avatar
    This thing is way outta control
    It's flooding the whole new arrivals section and pushing good apps in the dark

    Posted via CB10
    04-29-14 03:09 PM
  4. Verbal72's Avatar
    BlackBerry. That doesn't even make sense.
    I meant..

    If your "smh" was for how BlackBerry World operates then carry on.

    Too many Tylenol #3's for me today.

    Hope you didn't take that as me being confrontation. I honestly didn't know what you were implying. Like I said I'm high as a kite right now (legally) .

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    04-29-14 03:20 PM
  5. wincyUt's Avatar
    Simply insane.
    04-29-14 03:55 PM
  6. Drenis's Avatar
    At least they aren't made by S4BB

    But I agree with you Bla1ze, thats bull
    kevinnugent likes this.
    04-29-14 03:55 PM
  7. moosbb's Avatar
    BlackBerry. That doesn't even make sense.
    Unfortunately they approved them...for sure to bump the statistics, because even with those scam apps, because as we all know, we are still low in term of *number* of apps (unfortunately, in that case, quality wasn't the BlackBerry's priority).

    I too personally would love to see less apps and better quality, but that isn't a good enough selling point
    (hence the Android runtime "dependency"...)
    04-29-14 04:26 PM
  8. The Big Picture's Avatar
    These apps are giving BlackBerry a bad name.

    And yes there are plenty of clueless people who think they are actually buying the app.

    Q10SQN100-3/10.2.1.2228, Z30, Z10, iP5, SGS3
    04-29-14 04:30 PM
  9. moosbb's Avatar
    Every vendor have those too, that just our market is at a completely different scale...sadly
    04-29-14 04:31 PM
  10. Techno-Emigre's Avatar
    Is anyone even minding the BlackBerry store? Whatever happened to the "Standards" they were recently announcing? I was thinking the other day that I rarely browse BW and mostly go by mentions on CB. But as pointed out, we are the exception, and hopefully there are a lot more casual users out there (not to mention kids) that should be able to trust BW.
    04-29-14 04:38 PM
  11. dalight13's Avatar
    My dad always told me, "there's a sucker born everyday"
    TheScionicMan likes this.
    04-29-14 07:12 PM
  12. anon(4086706)'s Avatar
    At least they aren't made by S4BB

    But I agree with you Bla1ze, thats bull
    Are you kidding =)) I'd rather see S4BB flood the app store that these guys. At least they make legitimate and helpful apps (despite the app Spam). Plus some of them are in Built for BlackBerry status.

    Z30 | Z30STA100-2/10.2.1.2947 | Globe PH
    Omnitech, eldricho and flyingsolid like this.
    04-29-14 09:34 PM
  13. Omnitech's Avatar
    Who the heck would be buying these scam apps? Surely people are smarter than that..
    I have noticed that pretty much ever since BB10 was released. Major facepalm material.

    Luckily for me I suppose, my expectations of the intelligence of the masses are probably lower than yours.


    Who really browses BlackBerry App world anymore?
    Lots of people, including me.

    Now let's talk about how developers seem to be able to erase any review that they don't like.

    I'm not sure which is worse.

    Whoever runs BlackBerry World or at least makes those kinds of strategic decisions (could very well be top management) should be thrown in the slammer for blatant fraud.
    04-29-14 11:59 PM
  14. mkelley65's Avatar
    Nice Chet Baker avatar.
    04-30-14 02:01 AM
  15. Deckard79's Avatar
    Nice Chet Baker avatar.
    At last! Somebody on here knows who Chet Baker is!

    Posted via CB10
    Last edited by Deckard79; 04-30-14 at 02:28 AM.
    04-30-14 02:14 AM
  16. Deckard79's Avatar
    Anyone mentioned the BlackBerry World situation to Alec Sanders? Does anyone in BlackBerry know?
    04-30-14 02:27 AM
  17. eldricho's Avatar
    Anyone mentioned the BlackBerry World situation to Alec Sanders? Does anyone in BlackBerry know?
    Alec isn't in charge of developer relations anymore.

    Posted via CB10
    04-30-14 02:51 AM
  18. Apollo_IV's Avatar
    Their Twitter accounts need to be bombarded until someone decides to take action; this situation is absolutely appalling.
    04-30-14 03:05 AM
  19. The Big Picture's Avatar
    The Z3 needs to sell like crazy, only then will the apps come.

    Chicken and egg situation. no userbase no apps, no apps no userbase.

    At least blackberry is doing something about it with the Z3.

    Yes the Z3 and to a certain extent the Q20 "classic" are the makers or breakers of BlackBerry device division.

    Q10SQN100-3/10.2.1.2228, Z30, Z10, iP5, SGS3
    04-30-14 03:56 AM
  20. Jimberry Storm's Avatar
    OMG I was thinking the same thing...LMAO
    04-30-14 06:46 AM
  21. SnapzGEG's Avatar
    Anyone mentioned the BlackBerry World situation to Alec Sanders? Does anyone in BlackBerry know?
    Trust me they know.
    They choose to ignore it as it gives an impression of many apps which is what they wish to showcase, be these good or bad they don't care.
    Sometimes I wish they were like Apple, ensuring more diligence of their App store so that it is more about quality and consumer protection.
    FrankIAm likes this.
    04-30-14 07:01 AM
  22. SPNKr's Avatar
    Saw that last night too, pissed me off. So NOT right...
    04-30-14 12:32 PM
  23. anon1727506's Avatar
    The problem is if you search for say Netflix on Android.... Netflix will be the top result and then a bunch of Netflix scam apps.

    In BlackBerry World, you search for Netflix... all you get is scam apps.

    Don't understand how legitimate app developers have problems getting apps approved... and all this trash is allowed in.
    04-30-14 01:15 PM
  24. bb10_fan's Avatar
    I see this nonsense since Monday (Z3 announcement day) in many categories. I think they have some glitch in BlackBerry World because such a huge change just over night is impossible. All apps that were in Top selling/grossing are now gone and only scam and cheap knock off in those categories. If they start delivering Z3 with this (cr)app list in place...
    04-30-14 01:31 PM
  25. TheScionicMan's Avatar
    My dad always told me, "there's a sucker born everyday"
    Hopefully, he didn't tell you that on your birthday.
    eldricho, FF22 and dalight13 like this.
    04-30-14 03:49 PM
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