Two-Factor Authentication with BlackBerry 10

We’ve seen plenty of tutorials on two-factor authentication (2FA from now on) using the Authomator app but unfortunately this app has not been made available for the Q10 device for several months now.

Therefore I have made this short tutorial available for a cool new app which will give us our daily shot of security and peace of mind :)

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Setting up VLC Remote on your BlackBerry 10

This will be a quick how-to guide on setting up VLC remote on your BlackBerry 10 device.
VLC Remote will work if both your VLC player (so your PC for example) and BlackBerry 10 device is on the same wireless network*.
*Now, technically speaking, you should also be able to get it to work if your BB10 device is not on the same wireless network by port forwarding the VLC web server on your router but that’s another story – shoot off in the comments if you would like this use case covered.

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Browsing Network Shares on the PlayBook

So it’s been a day since OS2 was released for the PlayBook and all I can say is ‘AWESOME!!!’.
My PlayBook has become even more productive than ever before with the addition of the native e-mail, contacts and calendar applications which takes (true) multi-tasking to another level 😉

Today I will talk about how you can very quickly and easily access your network shares with your PlayBook using the FREE Ghost Commander file manager app.

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The Flaw In BlackBerry App World Pricing – Get BlackBerry App World Apps Cheaper by Paying in Another Currency

So I posted a thread in the CrackBerry forums to get a general feel and opinions on what people thought about the current App World pricing structure (specifically for the PlayBook… I am sure the same apply to the smart phone App World also).
Before I start, let me give you a quick low down on how the current pricing structure works.

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Downloading Torrents on the PlayBook Using PlayTorrent

So you have a PlayBook device and wondering how you can further take advantage of its awesome hardware capability by downloading torrents directly on to the device storage.

In this article, I will show you how to very easily side-load a P2P app called ‘PlayTorrent’ and how you can use it to download/share content with friends/family/etc. Please see the disclaimer at the bottom of this article before you begin.

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Resolving PlayBook Wifi Issues

So I received my spanking new, beautiful PlayBook yesterday and after playing with it for a while, I noticed some really bad wi-fi drop-outs.
i.e., the wireless network would show as connected but nothing would work… the browser wouldn’t load, App World would complain and pings would fail. The only way you can get it to work again is to turn the wi-fi off and back on again.
The operating system I have had this issue on is the latest as of this post (1.0.7.2670).

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