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What RIM is Doing Different for BlackBerry 10 Launch: Lots of Apps

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RIM has undergone a lot of changes since their decision to bring BlackBerry 10 to market. The most promising of which, is their new approach to launching handsets by placing a greater focus on developer support and offering a more unified hardware philosophy.
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RIM Releases Major Update to the BlackBerry 10 Development Tools Beta

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RIM has announced a major update to the BlackBerry 10 development tools beta. Being touted as the most open development ecosystem in mobile today, BlackBerry 10′s new dev tools allows developers to build their apps using one of many supported languages such as C/C++ (native BB10 development), HTML5/Webworks, Adobe AIR, or Android Java runtime technologies.
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Facebook for BlackBerry Updated to Version 3.2

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RIM has updated their first party Facebook app today. The new version 3.2 sports some fresh UI with a new navigation grid.
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RIM Announces Developer SDK Updates for BlackBerry 10

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RIM has announced an update to the BlackBerry 10 SDK. The update focuses on BlackBerry Webworks (HTML5) as well as the Native SDK (Cascades). If you’d like see some of the new tools available to developers on BlackBerry 10 explained, tune into one of their interactive webinars.
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Google Axes Redundant Native Gmail Client for BlackBerry

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Google has announced that they’re cutting support for their native gmail client for BlackBerry as of November 22nd. Some mobile industry writers believe that this is some kind of corporate maneuvering to make the Android platform more appealing. I think it’s obvious that most BlackBerry users prefer accessing their Gmail accounts using the BlackBerry email client. I applaud Google’s decision to remove an app that didn’t mesh well with their software philosophy of keeping interfaces clean, simple and fast.