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Forget the all-touch Z10 for a moment. This here is RIM's BlackBerry's other BB 10 device -- the BlackBerry Q10. As you can tell from its alphanumeric moniker, that single letter is a nod towards the handset's physical leanings. That's right, it's a hybrid touch / physical QWERTY model and one tha...

January 30th 2013 at 11:28am 0 Comments
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If you didn't get the hint from the constant appearances during the BlackBerry 10 video promos, BlackBerry loves Alicia Keys. And it looks like she might like it back. Filled with analogies of new lovers and "exclusively dating" a mobile platform, Alicia Keys is now BlackBerry's Global Creative Di...

January 30th 2013 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Beyond the several standard applications unveiled today for BlackBerry 10, RIM's got a much, much longer list of standouts from the BlackBerry World store to share. The New York Times, ESPN, and BBC are just a few of the biggies on the list, as well as a flock of Angry Birds heading up the gaming...

January 30th 2013 at 11:03am 0 Comments
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For years now, the BlackBerry OS has occupied something of a special state, almost feeling as if it were thrown down into a pit and locked into a bar of carbonite, preserved in stasis for future generations to see. Want to show your kids what using a smartphone was like in 2006? You just needed to...

January 30th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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One cannot overstate the importance of this phone. This, the BlackBerry Z10, is the device upon which the fate of BlackBerry (formerly Research in Motion) hangs. That's not to say that the company will disappear if the Z10 -- and the BlackBerry 10 OS that it contains -- is not a mass-market succes...

January 30th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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We'd had some indication that it was on tap, but RIM BlackBerry has today demonstrated BBM video calling in BB10 for the first time, as well as a new screen sharing feature. The video calling feature looks to be as straightforward as you'd expect, while the appropriately-named Screen Share will le...

January 30th 2013 at 10:50am 0 Comments
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These days, an OS is only as good as its ecosystem, and it's one of the biggest question marks circling around the brand new BlackBerry 10. Without a solid selection of apps and entertainment options, RIM BlackBerry will have a difficult time persuading Android and iOS users to give the smartphone...

January 30th 2013 at 10:49am 0 Comments