1. willcookson's Avatar
    Well on Saturday my daughter and I toured London visiting all the places on the London Monopoly board. It was great fun and I blogged about it on my blog London Monopoly Route successfully completed! | Will Cookson's Blog

    What I didn't comment on there is how my Blackberries got on. I have a Blackberry Curve 9300 and a Blackberry Playbook and I wanted to see how mobile it could all be. I wanted to take pictures, videos and tweet our way round.

    So, how did I get on?

    Well firstly, I was pleased with the ease of taking pictures and videos on the Playbook (much better than my Curve - unsurprising, not as good as my main camera, again unsurprising). The videos were of reasonable quality and easy to take. The pictures were also ok when the lighting was good. But pictures taken indoors didn't do so well - but that is unsurprising given not having a flash.

    The most frustrating was trying to tweet from the playbook. I had to go over to my blackberry curve to tweet as there is no link to twitter from the playbook without a wifi connection. That isn't strictly true there is a bridge link to the web that I connected to twitter but I couldn't find a way of linking to a picture.

    The connection to my curve was also a bit slow - nothing major but a little hassle.

    So, I was really pleased with this as a first attempt. But I am left with a couple of questions:

    o Have you sent pics (without copying pics over to the SD card and then sending from my curve?) from twitter over the bridge? Have I missed something?

    o A quick way of re-sizing pics and then being able to tweet them (to reduce bandwidth of sending)
    02-07-12 02:01 AM
  2. Dapper37's Avatar
    The two devices are the perfect match for me, currently in Laos, Vientiane. They both connect perfectly
    02-07-12 02:08 AM
  3. SK122387's Avatar
    I bought the Blaq Twitter client. It works even when Bridged. Sometimes you have to exit out of it and reopen it, but for the most part it auto-refreshes, and it definitely lets you post while Bridged to your BlackBerry. I think Blaq was $2.99 or something reasonable. It is a great app and the Blaq team is constantly working on and releasing sizable updates..worth it, if you ask me.
    02-07-12 03:32 AM
  4. lammypie's Avatar
    I bought the Blaq Twitter client. It works even when Bridged. Sometimes you have to exit out of it and reopen it, but for the most part it auto-refreshes, and it definitely lets you post while Bridged to your BlackBerry. I think Blaq was $2.99 or something reasonable. It is a great app and the Blaq team is constantly working on and releasing sizable updates..worth it, if you ask me.
    I have that problem with Blaq as well, why does it do that? Anyone know?
    02-07-12 03:41 AM
  5. willcookson's Avatar
    Thanks for the heads up about Blaq. If that does it I will be very happy. I'll try it out.
    02-07-12 08:29 AM
  6. clem1604's Avatar
    If twitter is intergrated into OS2 native email, you may not need an app for uploading picture on Twitter.
    Any photo app can resize the picture easily, but again maybe it's a built-in function in the PB email just like uploading picture on BB

    Btw, I don't understand twitter, so I may be wrong, but it worth waiting for a few weeks.
    02-07-12 09:51 AM
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