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#1 Yusuf M.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 23:34

Some of you may already know this but today, RIM officially unveiled BlackBerry 10. They also rebranded themselves as BlackBerry.

Here are some links:
BlackBerry Z10 specs: http://ca.blackberry...ifications.html
BlackBerry Z10 gallery: http://ca.blackberry...ew.gallery.html

BlackBerry Z10 reviews:
The Verge: http://www.theverge....erry-z10-review
CrackBerry: http://crackberry.co...erry-z10-review

BlackBerry Q10 hands on:
The Verge: http://www.theverge....ry-q10-hands-on

And some videos:




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Posted 30 January 2013 - 23:36

I used a Blackberry for work about oh, 7 years ago and these are far superior.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 23:48

I am a excited about this and will buy one!

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 23:50

Their method of predictive text looks really good.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 23:51

Looks fantastic, I fully support the idea that RIM are rebranding (Since everyone knows them as Blackberry here, I say RIM and people go "what?") and these phones look the part. Hopefully they'll shift a decent number of units!

Also in the embedded video where he says "The new Blackberry ZEE ten," I cringed. :p

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 23:58

All the Crackberry yuppies in my land are going zerg rush over this phone.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 00:05

Their method of predictive text looks really good.

It does indeed. It supports up to 3 languages and it can learn to better predict words you commonly use.

Looks fantastic, I fully support the idea that RIM are rebranding (Since everyone knows them as Blackberry here, I say RIM and people go "what?") and these phones look the part. Hopefully they'll shift a decent number of units!

Also in the embedded video where he says "The new Blackberry ZEE ten," I cringed. :p

It really does. The vocal minority that swore RIM would die are conveniently quiet right now. :D

All the Crackberry yuppies in my land are going zerg rush over this phone.

People have been waiting a long time for BB10. And if they're already a fan of BlackBerry, then chances are they're going to want a BB10 device. :laugh:

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 00:28

I'm shocked. I didn't expect a good release and now I want one. Great job RIM/BlackBerry.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 00:48

As a former RIM employee I'm very impressed with the launch and hope RIM/BlackBerry can really continue to innovate with the new software.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 00:48

Too bad about battery life, that's what makes my work issued bold 9930 so nice. The new z10 device also looks much nicer than the boring iPhone 5.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:06

A really super nice release. I can't wait to see one in a store to play with it. If it's as good as it seems I am thinking strongly of getting one.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:09

If audio quality performance isn't up to par with the iphone 4s/5, do no want. The z10 is refreshing versus the regular androids and iphones ( lumia 920 are pretty good design wise).

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:18

These gestures seem way too complicated for the average user.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:21

These gestures seem way too complicated for the average user.


I bet in 5 minutes they can get it. They say it's very easy to learn.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:30

Looks a lot like iOS in places...