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Exclusive: BlackBerry 10 BBM Closer Look

Exclusive: BlackBerry 10 BBM Closer Look

When we first showed you BlackBerry Messenger for BlackBerry 10 it wasn’t much to look at. Now, we have a much more rich looking interpretation of what BBM should look like on BlackBerry 10. BBM is getting a UI and UX overhaul by TAT Cascades. Some features of BBM will naturally be hidden from view, but with simple swipe gestures will be activated (especially for the more compact devices, like the N-Series).

For the N-Series, BBM will allow for keyboard shortcuts such as C for new chat, T for top, N for next day, and S for search, etc. The BBM ‘user profile’ is also getting some needed changes with an easy navigation bar to switch between a users timeline, installed apps, and barcode:

More confirmation of themes in BBM is demonstrated in the image below:

BBM on BlackBerry 10 is shaping up nicely. Of course, expect that RIM may add or change things before BlackBerry 10. Nonetheless, it’s great to get an early glimpse to wet those palettes! What do you think of BlackBerry 10’s BBM so far? Sound off in the comments.

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