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Originally Posted by Don P1. While some will lament the loss of new BB10 devices and other overall device business, if and when that happens , this means more effort can be spent making the EMM and software business successful. See BlackBerry 10 in action. Popular Discussion Any touch screen??? Retrieved May 8,

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Any new BlackBerry 10 devices to be released soon?

BB10 was never tested on the Priv. Its only association with the Priv was during the original announcement when they used a BB10 homescreen transparency on the Priv mock-ups. BB didn't want to pay for QNX drivers for any of the Priv's components, as they weren't planning to release it as a BB10 device, and with no drivers, you can't even boot BB10 on the Priv's hardware.

He got rid of BlackBerry 10, and all who worked on the OS, in an attempt to balance their books long-term while working to secure Android with whatever talent is left. Pretty sure this is the reason why some high-level people left as they didn't agree with his vision. Enjoy your BlackBerry 10 device while it lasts and then move onto whatever platform you like. BlackBerry 10 phones are now a thing of the past with no major movement to the OS. I'm sure cross platform BBM video is also dead.

With Whatsapp prepping to launch video in there is nothing left to entice people to choose BlackBerry. I'll be looking at new Windows 10 devices. But my BB10 will still be working for a long while, regardless of BB's shortcomings, so no need to upgrade right away Originally Posted by SK Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina, if they really want to ruin things quickly. Originally Posted by ridmaur. Apotheker for that matter, who in a couple of months killed webOS just after the acquisition. Chuck Finley69 Trusted Member.

Originally Posted by th. I loved my palm phone with Web os. The only good thing about Web is dying is that I got my first blackberry.

Now that blackberry is dead to me I will have to find another phone likely a Samsung when my z 10 is no longer useful. Originally Posted by Chuck Finley It helps you to execute tasks quickly such as responding to important emails, scheduling a meeting or getting directions.

BlackBerry Assistant is intelligent enough to respond to you based on your situation. Speak freely to it and it will respond in kind. Type a query and it will respond simply with information on the screen.

Quickly manage your communications. When you update to the newest BlackBerry 10 OS version, you will also get all of these updates. Select a version for details. Anti-theft protection — If your smartphone is lost or stolen, with the new anti-theft feature in BlackBerry Protect, the smartphone cannot be wiped and used by someone else. Bring your contacts, pictures, apps and more from your old smartphone to your new one. It helps sync your information with your computer, and transfer that information when you change devices.

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How to use BlackBerry Blend. Watch the BlackBerry Blend video. More ways to access apps. The Dev Alpha A' device, which resembled a small BlackBerry PlayBook , ran an early version of the operating system and was provided as a means for developers to develop and test their applications on a physical device.

In September , a second developer prototype was released in September , known as the Dev Alpha B. It includes a faster processor and a number of internal improvements.

A third developer device, the Dev Alpha C, [29] was announced on November 29, , and is the first developer prototype to demonstrate the physical keyboard capabilities of BlackBerry Pre-launch "Portathons" held by BlackBerry have received up to 19, applications submitted per weekend. Reviews of BlackBerry 10 have been generally positive. David Pogue of the New York Times noted that the software was, "simple to master, elegantly designed and surprisingly complete.

It offers features nobody else offers, some tailored to the corporate world that raised BlackBerry aloft in its glory days. Mossberg praised the virtual keyboard, camera software, and messaging hub; but criticized its application ecosystem, cloud capabilities and the immaturity of some features [ citation needed ].

Wagner goes on to say that the Hub "works out to function a bit more like a junk drawer". He also reports what he refers to as the "Tragic Flaw": In comparison to that, at launch, CrackBerry. It says that the BlackBerry Hub "is a polished solution to efficiently managing the influx of messages we have coming at us Regarding the apps in BlackBerry World "really impressed by the quality of apps BlackBerry World has to offer", it notes that the application ecosystem is not as large as Android and iOS because of its age brand new and finishes with "doubtlessly many more will come around once they see the Z10 getting traction in the wild.

BlackBerry 10 added a compatibility layer for Android software, which allowed developers to repackage their Android apps for distribution on BlackBerry World , however this advertised feature has received a poor reception as the Android apps "performed abysmally on the phone. Sluggish, ugly, and disconnected from the core OS.

In fact, because these apps are being run in a software emulation of Android — Gingerbread no less that's version 2. Beginning with the BlackBerry Passport , Amazon Appstore was bundled with BlackBerry 10 to provide an additional source of third-party Android software. Chen hoped that Amazon's own smartphone, the Fire Phone , would bolster the adoption of the Amazon store and attract more major developers to it, and in turn, BlackBerry's ecosystem.

However, the Fire Phone was a commercial failure, which led to BlackBerry's decision to develop an Android phone of its own, resulting in the BlackBerry Priv. Additionally, the Android runtime has been improved: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Re-designed, Re-engineered, and Re-invented".

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We all saw this coming, right?