1. tajee's Avatar
    Any info on #'s
    12-10-11 12:33 AM
  2. soren203's Avatar
    Not as many as in the appstore but there are some real good ones anyone use bed buzz?? Its so cool!
    12-10-11 01:27 AM
  3. Megacharge's Avatar
    A lot, but not as much as Android Market or that other company's app thing. There are certainly enough apps in App World to keep me happy for a while though.
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    12-10-11 01:58 AM
  4. peter9477's Avatar
    Not counting the crap bulk ebooks, 4069 PlayBook apps by a recent count.
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    12-10-11 02:30 AM
  5. Megacharge's Avatar
    Not counting the crap bulk ebooks, 4069 PlayBook apps by a recent count.
    Yeah there sure are a lot of those damn E-Books eh. Too many IMO it's kind of like spamming App World. lol
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    12-10-11 02:41 AM
  6. esqlaw's Avatar
    Your best bet is to browse app world from the website, see if there are things that suit you. Or well, get a playbook and mess around and return if necessary... or borrow one.
    12-10-11 02:47 AM
  7. Unsure2's Avatar
    Why is it so hard for someone to write an email program? or a Netflix player? These would meet real needs. Is it really that hard?
    12-10-11 02:57 AM
  8. esqlaw's Avatar
    Why is it so hard for someone to write an email program? or a Netflix player? These would meet real needs. Is it really that hard?
    There are several avenues for email. Just PIM email is a bit more complicated and well, I guess since its taken them like 6 months or whatever to get it to work... yes its hard.

    As far as netflix... I don't anyone can just make a netflix player due to licensing restrictions I assume.
    12-10-11 03:00 AM
  9. lynntarbox's Avatar
    Yeah there sure are a lot of those damn E-Books eh. Too many IMO it's kind of like spamming App World. lol
    This is sort of annoying me. Whenever I check out whats new in the blackberry app world is an endless list of useless ebooks.
    12-10-11 03:08 AM
  10. mithrazor's Avatar
    Not counting the crap bulk ebooks, 4069 PlayBook apps by a recent count.
    Are you sure that's right?

    Well either way, I found quite a lot of apps to download. Love my Playbook. I've been attached to it since I've got it.
    12-10-11 04:56 AM
  11. FF22's Avatar
    Anyone have a count of those darn ebooks?

    Is there an easy way to browse the appworld offerings specifically for the pb on a computer as opposed to on the pb.
    12-10-11 09:20 AM
  12. alnamvet68's Avatar
    Whatever the number is, less then a handfull would ever appeal to me. I don't need no stinkin' apps.
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    12-10-11 09:23 AM
  13. peter9477's Avatar
    Are you sure that's right?

    Well either way, I found quite a lot of apps to download. Love my Playbook. I've been attached to it since I've got it.
    Yes, I'm sure it was correct at the time, or as correct as it can be given the technique used to figure it out, which depends on App World report things reliably.

    I logged in to the web site (using my browser, not my PlayBook), selected my PlayBook as the device (instead of my phone), and looked at the full list of Apps, and Games. I set results-per-page to 100, then jumped forwarded in the list to page N, where the last results were displayed, and took the total from that. I then checked the list of apps from that vendor-that-cannot-be-named with the crap ebooks (I think it included the crap bulk e-puzzles too, but who really cares?) and subtracted it from the total.

    It's not exact, especially since the number increases daily, but it's closer than the completely broken idea of just searching for the the word "playbook" in the listings, which misses hundreds or thousands.
    Last edited by peter9477; 12-12-11 at 05:06 PM. Reason: clarify this is using the PC browser, not the PB
    12-10-11 10:45 AM
  14. peter9477's Avatar
    Anyone have a count of those darn ebooks?

    Is there an easy way to browse the appworld offerings specifically for the pb on a computer as opposed to on the pb.
    See my post just above this for how to do that.

    I believe the total for the darn ebooks was 489 but my short-term memory for such things is questionable... I've got an excellent "garbage collection" routine in my brain. ;-)
    12-10-11 10:47 AM
  15. jonqdoe's Avatar
    12,356 of which 11,689 are ebooks

    yes, the app world lacks so many useful apps. skype, decent reader, decent office suites, no email apps (given the lack of the native email, this alone is unforgivable) and so on and so forth.
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    12-10-11 10:57 AM
  16. kbz1960's Avatar
    Whatever the number is, less then a handfull would ever appeal to me. I don't need no stinkin' apps.
    While this true for a lot of things I do there are a few I'd like. Also some creative dev might come up with something I think I might want or have to have.
    12-10-11 11:01 AM
  17. FF22's Avatar
    See my post just above this for how to do that.

    I believe the total for the darn ebooks was 489 but my short-term memory for such things is questionable... I've got an excellent "garbage collection" routine in my brain. ;-)
    I've got excellent garbage in my brain (ask some of the folks on this forum). Right now I'm trying to do two things at once - read this forum and figure out my hike on Garmin's Basecamp. And both things are very TRYING!!!!!

    Thanks for the idea of how to tally apps and "books!"
    12-10-11 12:26 PM
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