Sunday, 21 April 2013

BlackBerry 10.1 alpha reveals more features


The alpha developer release of the BlackBerry 10.1 update brings a number of additional features to light.

BlackBerry has released the alpha build of its BlackBerry 10.1 upgrade, revealing many features of the upcoming OS.

The BlackBerry 10.1, which is expected to be released by the end of this month, will bring improved camera software, making it run much faster than before. Also the devices will receive ability to capture pictures in HDR mode with the new software upgrade.

Along with that the BlackBerry 10.1 will have a 'Select All' for broadcast messages through BBM, the ability to turn off alerts for specific applications, and easier updates check procedure in BlackBerry World.

Also included is the ability to unlock the phone by the power button, and the ability of pasting of phone numbers directly into the dial pad. BlackBerry World now has options for coupon redemption and installed apps can now be opened from with BlackBerry World, BlackBerry World till now only shows 'installed'.

All in all the typing experience which has been improved vastly with the BlackBerry 10 will so be getting better with more accurate word predictions along with new keyboard shortcut support for the devices as well.

The upgrade is not yet been released but is likely to be made available by the end of this month, starting from Canada. Other countries are likely to get the same soon after.

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