BlackBerry Dev Alpha Devices Will Work After June 30th

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When BlackBerry gave out the BlackBerry Dev Alpha devices to developers, their intention was to someday neutralize the devices and brick them after official BlackBerry 10 devices were released. The date was set to June 30th, which would be the date when all Dev Alpha’s would stop working completely and just become a cool looking…

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Texture Compression and GPUs on BlackBerry 10

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BlackBerry has just published some very important information about GPU and texture compression on BlackBerry 10. There are two different GPUs available for the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone: Imagination GPU and Qualcomm GPU. The reason this is important to note is because if you built a game on a Dev Alpha A, you will have to…

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BlackBerry 10 Keyboard SDKs Coming Next Month

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RIM has been working very hard to make sure developers are up to date and have their apps ready for BlackBerry 10 release, releasing all the tools they need on time for them to test and try out. The BlackBerry 10 Keyboard SDKs though have been delayed. BerryReview reached out to RIM on this matter…

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Audio Walkthrough of new BlackBerry 10.0.9.903 Build

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Along with the hands-on demo of the Blackberry 10 OS at the Chateau Laurier, RIM also walked through the BlackBerry 10 OS.  This includes new features in the new build, along with the general guiding principles of BlackBerry 10.  Questions on the native file manager, Bing integration and Scoreloop also come up during the session,…

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VisionMobile Developer Economics Survey 2013

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VisionMobile has launched a Developer Economics Survey focusing on the best practices for tools, services and API that developers use to build apps. RIM is one of the gold sponsors of this survey. By filling out the survey you are entered into a drawing for a chance to win a BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device…

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BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha A vs Dev Alpha B

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Many developers have been wondering how the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha A differs from the new Dev Alpha B. Aside from the external cosmetic changes, RIM says the internal components are the same. The only reason for the Dev Alpha B is they had to produce further devices once the demand for the A exploded. Nevertheless,…

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The Story Behind BlackBerry 10 Screen Resolutions

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BlackBerry 10 is going to be a revolution in terms of Research in Motion’s BlackBerry smartphones: new platform, new developer tools, new user interface, and pretty much new everything else. The new set of developer tools are simply head-and-shoulders above what they used to be, a blessing for most developers.  Yet to avoid fragmentation and more work…

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