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pejacoby
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Registered: ‎05-16-2009
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AppWorld doesn't know about it's OWN updates?

I've been running .26 and just started having some problems (all apps disappeared from My World).  I had to read through articles here on the Forum to find out there is a .29 available....

 

Does it strike anyone else as odd that this "application manager" doesn't appear to have any way to manage it's OWN updates?  There's not even a place within the application to view it's own version. 

 

Come on RIM, there should be an easier way to make sure I'm running the latest AppWorld. 

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Xandrex
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Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z10 10.1.0.2312 / Playbook 2.1 / 8900 5.0
My Carrier: Vodafone France (SFR) & B&You

Re: AppWorld doesn't know about it's OWN updates?

You are right. But I'd rather see RIM allow access to the AppWorld to more than three countries first.



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pejacoby
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Re: AppWorld doesn't know about it's OWN updates?

The least RIM could do is list the CURRENT VERSION of App World on the main download page at www.blackberry.com/appworld/download. 

Today I found version .30 was available by reading the Forums again...

 

Adding a way to find the version number within the App World application itself would also be very useful -- certainly easier than going to Options -> Advanced Options -> Applications....  Come on guys, you've got a "Help" page just itching for a "Version: 1.x.x.x" entry!

 

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pejacoby
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Re: AppWorld doesn't know about it's OWN updates?

p.s. for the record:

BlackBerry 8900 (T-Mobile)

v4.6.1.114

BlackBerry App World 1.0.0.30

 

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Re: AppWorld doesn't know about it's OWN updates?

there is another solution, that requires no development : send a newsletter at each new version.



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ComputerTimeCO
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Registered: ‎06-01-2009
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Re: AppWorld doesn't know about it's OWN updates?

On the Storm I found the Application Center has App World listed. Press the refresh button to update listed apps. It was a few days late in showing version .30, but it's listed it now.

 

Regards,

 

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