RIM unveils BlackBerry 10
by Lim Pei Hao
01 May 2012 – Research in Motion (RIM) has unveiled its latest operating system, Blackberry 10 at the BlackBerry World 2012 in Orlando today.
The BlackBerry 10 is a complete revamp as compared to its predecessor, with the main aim on touch-based interface. Among the key highlights of the new BlackBerry 10 including swipe to switch apps, a touch keyboard with gesture support and a camera app with “timeline lens”.
Unlike in Android, switching apps is can be done through the recent apps list. In the BlackBerry 10, switching apps can be done easily by using gestures. You can see what are the apps are running in the background by swiping your thumb from left to right of the screen.
The new stock gesture keyboard allows you to swipe up to “select” the predicted words. In addition, Engadget reported that the keyboard will be able to “adapt” to your touches. Getting numbers and symbols layout could be achieved by swiping on the keyboard.
On the camera aspect, BlackBerry 10 has a new camera app with “timeline lens” that takes a several shots upon hitting the shutter button. Later, users can use the magic ring to “rewind” or choose the best shot taken by the camera.
Image credit: Engadget
Unfortunately, RIM has not announced the official release date on when the new operating system will be reaching to consumers. Until then, enjoy the video below.
" Research in Motion (RIM) telah memperkenalkan sistem operasi terbarunya, Blackberry 10 di BlackBerry World 2012 di Orlando hari ini. BlackBerry 10 amat berbeza berbanding keluaran sebelumnya dengan sasaran utama adalah untuk model dengan skrin sesentuh. Antara ciri utama pada BlackBerry 10 adalah aplikasi, papan kekunci sesentuh dan aplikasi kamera yang dilengkapi dengan teknologi “timeline lens”. "