After suffering at the hands of Apple and Google, RIM has shown that world today that there are not giving up without a fight. The company hosted a BlackBerry® Jam event in California, where they show case some of the upcoming features in the BlackBerry 10 operation system.
Developers were given access to the “Beta 3 SDK” of BlackBerry 10. Some of the key features of the new operating system include:
Waking the device from sleep mode by swiping up from the bottom of the screen without the need for a power button.
The first screen has up to 8 “Active Frames,” which are the applications currently running on the phone. These “Active Frame” are described as actual running applications displayed in thumbnail form.
There is a BlackBerry Hub, which is a unified messaging solution that integrates all of your email accounts, Twitter messages, Facebook messages, and LinkedIn messages. It also serves as a unified notification center. The Hub can access by making an upside-down L-shaped gesture from the bottom of the screen. There is also a “peek” gesture which allows you to have a quick look notifications.
The “BlackBerry Balance,” feature was also on show. This allows users to have business apps and personal apps running together.