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BlackBerry OS 10.1 update to bring HDR stills and more

BlackBerry10Where Google Android keeps on adding incredible functionality in its operating system; others simply cannot lay back. The latest operating system by BlackBerry OS 10.1 update is now available to developers. The alpha build reveals various upcoming amazing features of BlackBerry platform.

The amazingly new update brings HDR photos; photography passionate are going to love this. Further, it is going to be first time BlackBerry is going to offer such high quality photography tool. Moreover, apart from HDR, we are going to have APNS editing support, improved notification management for various different apps, PIN-to-PIN messaging and paste support for the dial pad.



Here is the full list of new features found in the 10.1 update so far:


1.HDR option for taking photos

2.PIN to PIN messaging now available and present in the BlackBerry Hub

3.APN editing is now enabled (Though this may remain carrier based)

4.’Highlights” for text such as word correction on the keyboard are now green, instead of blue

‘5.Text Picker’ has been improved, now allows for easily moving left and right between letters easier

6.Sharing menu is now black, just like on the BlackBerry Q10

7.New help demos and walkthroughs after initial boot

8.Select All for broadcast messages is now available

9.Ability to turn off alerts for specific applications

10.Easier to check for updates in BlackBerry World

11.Phone can be fully unlocked at lock screen now by the power button

12.BlackBerry World now has options for coupon redemption

13.Pasting of phone numbers directly into dialpad

14.Installed apps can be opened from with BlackBerry World (No longer shows ‘installed’ now shows ‘open’)

The features are amazing, considering BlackBerry high end smart phones needed to have the extra edge to maintain their competitiveness. Though, official release date of update is not yet out for Z10 and Q10 but developers have already in their hands to play around and make new apps for BlackBerry.


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