BlackBerry 10

Verizon BlackBerry 10 preparations previewed as carriers ready for RIM

Verizon BlackBerry 10 preparations previewed as carriers ready for RIM

RIM is planning on officially launching its new BlackBerry 10 OS on January 30, and most of the major carriers will be offering the company's new phones at launch. So, it probably comes at no surprise that they're gathering up their materials and preparing for the platform's launch. Specifically, Verizon has already built their landing page for the Z10, and EVLeaks ended up getting a snapshot of it.

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BlackBerry Z10’s camera app and photo filters demonstrated in video

BlackBerry Z10’s camera app and photo filters demonstrated in video

The Blackberry Z10's camera app has appeared in a video demonstration, which walks users through the various built-in photo filters it offers. The filters are similar to what you'll find on Instagram, as well as Facebook and Twitter's mobile apps. The folks over at Gadget Masters got their hands on the device and demo'd it in a video, which you can check out after the jump.

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RIM gets 1,600 companies to sign up for BlackBerry 10 training program

RIM gets 1,600 companies to sign up for BlackBerry 10 training program

The good news just keeps on coming for RIM as we get ever closer to the company's BlackBerry 10 reveal at the end of the month. Just recently we heard that RIM enjoyed 15,000 app submissions for BlackBerry 10 in the span of just a couple days, and today, RIM revealed that it has signed up more that 1,600 companies for its BlackBerry 10 training program. These businesses that signed up will receive training on what's new and what's changed with BlackBerry 10, prepping them to use the new mobile OS in day-to-day operations.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 15, 2013

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 15, 2013

Welcome to Tuesday evening, everyone. The afternoon started off with something of a bang with Facebook's big event, during which the company revealed the service's new Graph Search and explained the difference between the new feature and traditional web search. It also announced that it was partnering with Bing for search results in Graph Search, while we used the latest installment of SlashGear 101 to give you all of the details about this new feature.

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BlackBerry Z10 all-touch smartphone gets close-up video rundown

BlackBerry Z10 all-touch smartphone gets close-up video rundown

This month we're ramping up to the big drop of BlackBerry 10, and along the way we're getting pumped up with leaked video after leaked photo, one after the other, today's offering being a full hands-on look at the smartphone known as the Z10. This device is a full touch BlackBerry 10-toting device, it making use of a lovely 4.3-inch display up front and a styling that's able to be presented in black, white, or potentially a variety of other color casings.

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RIM’s stock surges again as BlackBerry 10 excitement builds

RIM’s stock surges again as BlackBerry 10 excitement builds

It's been a long road filled with delays and setbacks, but in just a couple short weeks, RIM will finally unveil BlackBerry 10 to the world. At its press event on January 30, RIM will officially launch the new mobile OS, which is seen by many as the company's best hope of coming back from the brink. The BlackBerry faithful are certainly pumped for BB10's launch, but it seems that investors are excited too, as RIM's stock is making another surge today.

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BlackBerry 10 gets 15,000 app submissions in 36 hours

BlackBerry 10 gets 15,000 app submissions in 36 hours

BlackBerry 10 is only a half-month away from launching, and RIM just recently hosted two Port-a-Thon events to encourage developers to submit their games and apps for BlackBerry 10, while offering $100 for any app approved to the store. Naturally, the $100 incentive seemed to work, since 15,000 apps were submitted over the course of just over 36 hours.

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RIM: Expect six BlackBerry 10 phones in 2013 but no carrier exclusives

RIM: Expect six BlackBerry 10 phones in 2013 but no carrier exclusives

RIM will offer at least six BlackBerry 10 devices in 2013, the company has revealed, targeting all elements of the price range, and will not follow Windows Phone in using carrier lock-ins to boost marketing spend. The first two devices - one all-touch, the other pairing a touchscreen and a keyboard - will launch on January 30, with high-, mid-, and low-price BlackBerry 10 phones coming over the course of the year, CMO Frank Boulben told FierceWireless.

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Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile to offer BlackBerry 10 devices

Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile to offer BlackBerry 10 devices

RIM's BlackBerry 10 platform will feature on Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile USA, all three US carriers have confirmed, with each of the networks publicly stating that they will be offering smartphones running the new OS. The new line-up, set to be officially revealed come January 30, with at least two new models demonstrated at the time.

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BlackBerry Z10 parts surface, 4.3-inch display in the mix

BlackBerry Z10 parts surface, 4.3-inch display in the mix

RIM's upcoming BlackBerry 10 devices are becoming less and less of a mystery as they get closer and closer to the January 30 release date. This time around, a slew of parts from the BlackBerry Z10 handset have surfaced, including the LCD, touchscreen digitizer, and housings, all of which point to a 4.3-inch display.

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BlackBerry Z10 leaks for Verizon and AT&T

BlackBerry Z10 leaks for Verizon and AT&T

A photo has been leaked today of the next-generation RIM-made BlackBerry 10 device by the name of BlackBerry Z10, a machine that's set to run an all-touch version of the mobile software coming out later this month. These handsets are said by the source to be in testing mode and that one is being carried by Verizon (scope the branding in the upper left) and the other is being carried by AT&T.

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New RIM patent filing puts “spy cam” pictures in its crosshairs

New RIM patent filing puts “spy cam” pictures in its crosshairs

There are a lot of leaks in the tech and gadget worlds, and many of these leaks center around blurry images of upcoming products that were snapped quickly to avoid being caught. RIM is looking to prevent these "spy cam" shots with a new patent it has on file with the USPTO. This patent is for technology that prevents a smartphone camera from snapping a picture unless the phone has been held still for a predetermined amount of time.

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