RIM releases Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook app
Monday, May 2, 2011 at 10:14PM
Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla in BlackBerry, Breaking news, Buyers Guide, Events and Launches, FIrst looks, Facebook app, First Looks, Lifestyle, Mobile, News, PlayBook, Public service, RIM, tablets

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

RIM made good on its promise to start offering 'essential' apps for the two week old BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet by releasing the first official Facebook app designed for a tablet. The FaceBook for BlackBerry PlayBook is the only tablet-specific application (Android and iOS are using ill-fitting blown-up versions of their smartphone counterparts). The Facebook app was built by RIM using Adobe Air and Adobe Flash technology.

Hit jump for more screenshots of the new app.

News feed view is clean and well fitted to the PlayBook's screen

The FaceBook app for the PlayBook is fast and intuitive, seems quite polishedAll of Facebook's major features such as photos are rendered to fit the PlayBook's screen

 

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