BlackBerry 7 smartphones to miss BlackBerry 10 boat

 

RIM’s most recent announcement of the BlackBerry 10 operating system has breathed new hope into the company, and it does not look too likely that RIM will go belly up in a few months’ time, but it always pays to tread on the side of caution. Having said that, RIM CEO Thorsten Heins has mentioned during a press conference that current BlackBerry 7 smartphones will not be able to receive an upgrade to the new BlackBerry 10 platform when the latter rolls out later this year. Is this good news or bad news? In some way, it will definitely see RIM “force” previous users of perfectly working BlackBerry 7 devices having to make the upgrade if they want to enjoy the latest BlackBerry operating system, which might contribute to a more positive hardware bottom line for the Canadian company. (more…)

By Ubergizmo. Related articles: RIM says quality apps are coming to BlackBerry App World, BlackBerry World 2012 keynote will be broadcasted live online ,

BlackBerry 7 smartphones to miss BlackBerry 10 boat
Edwin Kee
Wed, 02 May 2012 17:08:36 GMT

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