RIM Now Accepting BlackBerry 10 Apps
Research In Motion today announced that it has begun accepting application submissions for its forthcoming BlackBerry 10 platform. RIM expects to launch BlackBerry 10 and associated devices during the first quarter of 2013, and would like to have a healthy supply of applications available to BB10 devices at launch. Developers can follow the instructions on RIM's developer portal in order to submit their apps for approval. BB10 is based on RIM's PlayBook OS. It combines features of PlayBook OS with those of its BlackBerry 7 platform. It is not compatible with apps written for BB7 or earlier versions of RIM's platform.
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BlackBerry said this week that it will no longer provide monthly system and security updates to its BlackBerry Priv smartphone. The company originally committed to providing updates for a period of two years.
BlackBerry Expands Hub+ to More Android Phones
BlackBerry today made its BlackBerry Hub+ suite of enterprise applications available to a wider range of devices. At the same time, it added five more apps to the suite.
Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Developer Toolkit
Microsoft today made a software developer kit available to developers interested in creating apps for the forthcoming Windows 10 platform. The SDK requires users to be a member of the Windows Insider Program and have the latest build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview, as well as a handful of other apps.
BlackBerry Confirms 'Priv' Android Slider
BlackBerry today said it will make a handset based on Google's Android operating system that also offers business users enterprise-class security features. "We are focused on making faster progress to achieve profitability in our handset business," said CEO John S.
Too Late ?
Everybody will always be comparing them to what is already available - Google Play store and App store. It's a nice step but should have been done much sooner.
I really doubt that 3 - 6 months is enough time for them to build up a "healthy" supply of apps.
Everybody will always be comparing them to what is already available - Google Play store and App store. It's a ni
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