BlackBerry PlayBook application deadline extended

If you’re a software developer, getting started with developing apps for the brand-new BlackBerry PlayBook tablet it is easier than you think. What’s more, it could win you an all-expenses-paid trip to San Francisco to the 2011 BlackBerry Developers Conference if you are chosen as South Africa’s BlackBerry App Master.

To stand a chance to win and take your awesome app development skills to the global stage, simply register online at and develop a compelling wireframe for the BlackBerry PlayBook. The deadline for the competition has been extended to 15 June to give you even more time to work on your killer app.

The BlackBerry PlayBook opens up a world of possibilities for entertainment and business apps for the software development community since it is a flexible, powerful device with a robust development environment.

The BlackBerry PlayBook delivers professional-grade, consumer-friendly experiences that redefine the possibilities of mobile computing. It offers industry leading performance, uncompromised web browsing with support for Adobe Flash Player, true multitasking, HD multimedia, advanced security features, out-of-the-box enterprise support and a robust development environment.

For the BlackBerry App Master competition, you can develop your app for the business/productivity or lifestyle/entertainment categories using BlackBerry PlayBook compatible tools such as Adobe AIR and BlackBerry WebWorks.

The native SDK for the BlackBerry PlayBook enables C/C++ application development on the BlackBerry Tablet OS. HTML5 and Adobe AIR development makes it simple to leverage industry-standard technologies to create fun and innovative applications for BlackBerry PlayBook users.

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BlackBerry PlayBook application deadline extended