Today is a celebration day for BlackBerry Z10 users, as the Canadian firm started seeding the first major update for their smartphones. BlackBerry has just started the rollout of the BlackBerry OS version 10.1, which requires a download of about 1GB. We’ve only received confirmation of the update being available in the Philippines, so far.
There is no official changelog provided with this update, but we already knew what to expect thanks to the the previously seeded developers’ build. HDR stills, PIN-to-PIN messaging, APN edition, improved BlackBerry World store, improved text picker are among the major novelties brought by BlackBerry 10.1.
The update is rolling out gradually, so it might not be available for your country yet. BlackBerry hasn’t provided a detailed schedule for, but we hope the release won’t take more than a couple of weeks to go global. If you happen to receive the update notification make sure to let us know about in the comments section below, mentioning your country.
The launch of the BlackBerry 10 OS platform, and the changes on the Candian firm, alongside of its flagship BlackBerry Z10 smartphone is yet to make a significant impact, but the company is busy preparing the new OS for the Z10’s QWERTY-based sibling, the BlackBerry Q10. We just heard that the first major update for BlackBerry 10 is almost ready and will launch alongside the second smartphone running the new OS.
The BlackBerry Q10 returns to the sources of RIM with a physical QWERTY keyboard model and a 720 x 720 Super AMOLED 3.1 inch touch display. BlackBerry Q10 is expected to go on sale later this month, and while the update will apply to both devices (Z10 and Q10), BlackBerry OS 10.1 is slated to be chock-full of optimizations created specifically for the Q10’s physical keyboard.
Moreover, we’ve recently learned that the BlackBerry OS 10.1 will also bring significant updates to the camera including faster performance and HDR picture mode for better low-light performance.
There’s also hints of an update for BlackBerry Link that allows you to access your PC and its files.
The rest of the BlackBerry 10.1 changelog reportedly goes like this:
- Mnemonic Phone Dialing
- BlackBerry Mobile Voice System Support
- Keyboard Shortcuts
- BlackBerry Balance
- Word Prediction
- Type N Go
- Corporate Liable Feature
- Cross Domain Email Warnings
- Dark Theme Support
- Smartcard Support
The BlackBerry Q10 is rumored to hit shelves in Canada on the 30th of this month of April, so expect to see the update go live around that time.
Yesterday, a mysterious photo of what aimed to be of Playstation 4’s contoller has traveled the web. It showed a redesigned controller, but also the presence of a strange area on the front of the controller. Now comes a new photo on the web.
This is a photo of the same device, but taken from a different angle. A new “proof” of the existence of a touchpad how to handle the Vita? Others imagine a screen, simply. But let’s be crazy, why not both at the same time? We can also perceive what could be a 3.5mm jack at the base. As a microphone jack on the Xbox 360 controller?
We will in all cases set on February 20. We will obviously aware of the revelations made during the Sony conference.
So stay tuned cause we’ll let you know all like if you are in top of the event.
Set your callender on February 20’th.
Google has started rolling out the Android 4.2.2 update for its Nexus devices, as reported by several users online. The update is currently being rolled out the GSM variant of the Galaxy Nexus, the Nexus 7 and the Nexus 10.
As usual, there is no official change log from Google, other than the ‘improves performance and stability’ note you get before updating. However, it is being said that the update is meant to fix the Bluetooth A2DP streaming issues on some of the devices.
The update will roll out at its usual pace, so if you haven’t got it yet, you should in the coming days. If you did and notice any improvements, let us know in the comments below.