While at the BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour event in New York City, Niko and Ross had the honor of meeting the creator of BBM, Gary Klassen. What an honor it was to have the main architect of BlackBerry Messenger to discuss with us the unique features of the BlackBerry 10 keyboard.

The BlackBerry 10 keyboard resembles the classic physical keyboard BlackBerry users have come accustom to. RIM has made this keyboard innovative with its swipe-based predictive text, which really saves you time in typing a message. Check out our hands-on video of the keyboard below, and don’t miss the hands-on with BB10’s native messages app.