Tuesday, September 25, 2012

BlackBerry 10 adds so many features that so few people want

“RIM CEO and possible Bond villain Thorstein Heins gave the world its best look at BlackBerry 10 today; while previous demos had focused on the camera and keyboard, this morning focused on even more everyday features,” Brian Barrett reports for Gizmodo. “It looks like it does some things very well-and that they’re not the things you’d care about.”

“This new peek, combined with what we saw earlier this year, gives the impression of a very competent mobile operating system. But it’s also one that we’re still months and months away from, during which time more and more companies will switch on over to iPhones and Androids and, with Windows 8 synergies kicking in just next month, WP8,” Barrett writes. “And more than that, even if it were to arrive today - even if it had arrived last fall - BB10 seems to serve very few masters. It’s a great OS for browbeaten, unorganized, over-caffeinated, multilingual business persons sure. But how many of us does that really describe? Outside, that is, of RIM’s own CEO.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: There will be no BlackBerry 11.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "John" for the heads up.]

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