Blaq for BlackBerry PlayBook 1.8.2 now available

Written by on July 12, 2012 in App Updates, Updates - 2 Comments

Hello update! Glad to see you! Blaq for BlackBerry PlayBook has been updated to 1.8.2. Check after the break to find out what’s new.

Update: Blaq 1.8.3 fixes a rendering issue with individual direct messages. Update if you’re experiencing issues.

What’s New?

  •  Inline photo and video previews
  • Hash tag auto-append is now optional
  • Streamlined tweet card (no longer overlaps the timeline)
  • Profile image caching
  • Hardware acceleration (smoother scrolling)
  • Reduced memory footprint

Bug Fixes

  •  Quote RT doesn’t include the full link
  • Text on the top of the tweet card now scrolls instead of overlapping
  • Keyboard disappears when selecting a username from auto-complete
  • Keyboard remains on screen when using the go-to-user feature
  • Classic RT/Quote RT is sent in reply to original tweet
  • Broken links when opening in the native browser
  • Bad scrolling in Options > Muting
  • Avatars overlap when multiple accounts are configured
  • Other bug and performance fixes

About the author

Jerome Carty is lead developer at Kisai Labs. You can find him on @JCarty on Twitter.


Kisai Labs provides applications for mobile devices based on creative ideas from people like you. We aim to provide quality applications and exceptional customer service.

For the last two years, Kisai Labs has delivered innovative applications such as Show Me the Images and Mancala Multiplayer (first commercial application to utilize BlackBerry® Messenger™).