Published On: 30 November 2012
Research In Motion organised BlackBerry Jam Asia in Bangkok, Thailand. (Picture courtesy: Ashish Bhatia)
The focus of the event was on RIM's upcoming platform, BlackBerry 10. (Picture courtesy: RIM)
RIM showcased the BlackBerry 10 features. (Next slide: BBM)
BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM as it is popularly called, is extremely popular with loyal RIM users, especially in emerging markets like Asia.
RIM showcased voice calling over BBM, which was recently released in a beta version of the BBM app. (Next slide: BBM on BlackBerry 10)
BBM gets a brand new interface in BlackBerry 10. (Next slide: BlackBerry Hub on BlackBerry 10)(Picture courtesy: RIM)
BlackBerry Hub is at the heart of the new BlackBerry 10 OS.
By one gesture to the left, users can reveals the names of the app and filter notifications by apps. (Next: Cascade UI)
BlackBerry 10 comes with the cascade UI that lets users move from one screen to the other by simply swiping on the screen. (Next: Social Networking)
BlackBerry 10 OS comes with built-in social networking for all leading social networks - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Foursquare. (Next: Groups on BlackBerry 10)
Revamped Groups interface makes it handy to stay in touch with your groups. (Next: The 10K challenge)
RIM is offering a $10,000 incentive to get developers on board the BlackBerry 10 platform. (Next: Revamped BlackBerry World) (Picture courtesy: Ashish Bhatia)
BlackBerry App World is set to become BlackBerry World as it moves beyond just apps to include Music, Movies and more. (Next: BlackBerry 10 in India)
Many Indian brands (including NDTV) are gonna be in BlackBerry World with their BlackBerry 10 apps. (Next: Launch dates)
The BlackBerry 10 SDK will go 'gold' on December 11, 2012, which is an important milestone for developers looking to ship apps in time for the big launch. (Next: BlackBerry 10 launch date)(Picture courtesy: RIM)
BlackBerry 10 will go live on January 2013.