With the launch of BlackBerry 10 and the first smartphone running the new platform less than 48 hours away, new details are emerging. According to the latest leak, the BlackBerry Z10 will be available on sale with Vodafone in the UK as soon as RIM unveils the device on January 30, The Verge reports. While RIM would launch the Z10 in India only in February, the leaked document provides some additional details and confirms some that we already knew.
Research In Motion (RIM) today announced that its renamed BlackBerry World store will feature movies and music content from most of the leading publishers and labels. While movie download and rentals will only be available in the US, UK and Canada, RIM will offer its music store in 18 countries, including India.
On January 30, Research In Motion (RIM) will launch the most important update to its BlackBerry platform probably after the launch of the first BlackBerry itself. The Waterloo, Ontario-based company found itself lacking for answers with companies like Apple and Google encroaching its space. RIM hopes its BlackBerry 10 platform will help it reinvent the smartphone as well as the company's future. BlackBerry 10 is based on QNX, the in-car entertainment operating system that RIM bought in April, 2009. The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, which was launched last year, is based on the QNX platform and should give a good idea of BlackBerry 10's UI, which is also based on swipes and offers interesting multi-tasking options. Let's check out some key features of BlackBerry 10.
Research In Motion (RIM) is planning to launch its first BlackBerry 10 smartphone, the Z10 in India in February after unveiling it globally on January 30. This makes India as one of the first countries where a BlackBerry 10 smartphone will be launched. "Globally, we will announce BB10 on January 30. Within two or three weeks, I expect it to come to India. Initially, there will be one device, the flagship model with full touchscreen," RIM's India managing director, Sunil Dutt told ToI.
Anything that can be leaked about RIM's upcoming BlackBerry 10 (BB10) smartphones and operating system that could be leaked before its January 30 launch had been leaked or so we thought. Until our friends from BGR Classic got hold of a 100 screenshots of the upcoming platform that can either make or break RIM.
In an interview with a German daily Die Welt, RIM CEO Thorsten Heins revealed that RIM might consider the sale of its hardware division post the group s strategic review. The review could also lead to the sale of its software licenses among other options.
As RIM closes in on the launch date for the BlackBerry 10 smartphone and OS, it has made a small change which could go a long way in making its app store more popular. RIM has removed the word app from its store and it s now known as BlackBerry World reports TechCrunch. What this change signifies is that apart from apps, the store will also provide multimedia content like music and videos.
It looks like @evleaks is having a field day. After posting the HTC M7 render, the prolific leakster now posted an image shot which he alleges is from the BlackBerry Z10. The image seems to have been taken on a beach, but the image quality in itself seems to be very impressive. We also do notice a weird spot on the left side of the image, which could be a result of some editing, so judging the image purely on the basis of this image can be a bit tricky.
There have been many leaks of specs, photographs and hardware of RIM s new touchscreen device, the BlackBerry Z10 over the past few months so the big launch on January 30 won t be as big as we basically know most about the device. But, the latest leak is a seven minute hand-on overview of the new OS in the Z10.
Now BlackBerry 10 is not far away. It s launching on January 30, and more or less thanks to the multiple JAM roadshows RIM has organized everyone has a fair idea of what to expect. But that does not stop the leaky gravy train. The guys from BB10 Believe have leaked screenshots of the native BlackBerry 10 Twitter app and not surprisingly it does what we have expected it to albeit with a couple of platform specific twists.
Research In Motion's January 30 global launch event is just around the corner and as expected we are getting more details now almost on a daily basis. After revealing that RIM would have at least six BlackBerry 10 smartphones this year, today we have what is claimed to be advertising material related to the Z10, the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone.
Research In Motion (RIM) will launch at least six BlackBerry 10 smartphones during the course of this year. The BlackBerry maker will announce two high-end smartphones, an iPhone-like all touch and one with a QWERTY keyboard at its global event in New York on January 30 where it will unveil all the features of the new BlackBerry 10 operating system. The company then intends to launch products in the mid-end and entry-level segments later in the year.
RIM has issued a warning to people on Twitter who want to buy the current BlackBerry Dev Alpha devices off the Internet. RIM contends that firstly buying the developer devices in black is an illegal activity and then it drops a bombshell saying that all the Dev Alpha devices will be disabled after the first BlackBerry 10 smartphones are launched.
RIM's CEO Thorsten Heins was only short of spelling out that BBM in BlackBerry 10 will have video chat when BlackBerry 10 first came out in the news but now that fact may have been almost confirmed with what look like a few leaked slides out of an internal presentation.
With the launch of BlackBerry 10 just a month away, we have already seen the images of the first smartphone, which is reported to be called Z10. BBin is reporting that the Z10 will have a TI OMAP 4470 dual-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz, a 4.2-inch display with a resolution of 1280x768 pixels, 2GB of RAM, 16GB and 32GB memory options, a 8-megapixel rear camera, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera and a 1,800 mAh battery.
Even though RIM is launching its BlackBerry 10 operating system on January 10, it is not giving up developing its older BlackBerry 7 platform. According to CEO Thorsten Heins, RIM continues to have a significant R&D team working on the platform that continues to work on it. Unlike Nokia, which stopped working on its Symbian and MeeGo platforms altogether to focus on Windows Phone, RIM believes BlackBerry 7 still has an important role to play for the company, especially in the low-cost segment in Asia Pacific markets.
The marketing material for the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone has allegedly been leaked barely an hour before RIM's quarterly earnings call. RIM is hosting a press launch event on January 30 where it would showcase its new BlackBerry 10 operating system as well as smartphones running on the platform. According to evleak, who has a reputation of leaking press images, the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone will be called Z10 thanks to some marketing material that has been leaked.
BlackBerry 10 screenshots have been leaked courtesy Tihnte, which show some of the built-in BlackBerry 10 apps, the home-screen, the BlackBerry hub and the BlackBerry quick access settings. Ironically, this has happened on the same day as RIM has sent out invites for an event on January 30 for the launch of BlackBerry 10 based hardware.
Research In Motion (RIM) has begun teasing their BlackBerry 10-powered smartphone, which has been dubbed as a laptop killer on its official website ahead of the January 30 launch in an attempt to keep audiences interested. Previous leaks on the Blackberry London smartphone suggested that RIM would make it look like a mini PlayBook but the teaser image tells a different story.
The BlackBerry L-Series smartphone has emerged once again just a day after RIM teased an image of the device on its website. An extensive photo shoot of the device has given a good idea of the hardware of the smartphone and it looks pretty impressive.