Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 19th Jun 2012 21:31 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Engadget has something that could, if you squint, be regarded as a hands-on of BlackBerry 10. "We finally got a chance to cut through the smoke and mirrors of the company's polished PowerPoint presentations to get some honest-to-goodness, up-close and personal time testing the software." This is all they seem to be confident enough to show. Not a good sign for RIM. Not good at all.
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The fate seems to be already decided
by libray on Wed 20th Jun 2012 16:55 UTC
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The reviewers seem to have a list of comparisons to judge the new OS with. They won't care about the UI as much as RIM does. Consumers won't have a chance to find out if they would like any new features that the OS provides, especially if they are not in a cycle to change their phones out.

A non-physical keyboard on this is also killer... killer bad.

That RIM believes they needed a new OS in order to stay competitive is bad.

BB7 devices should be continued and the company should stick with bread-and-butter, and making those better, not a gamble.

Palm gambled even though it had a solid OS base. A big change in OS and design will alienate those who are currently keeping the company afloat.

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