While Research in Motion got the party started early with
During the session, RIM gave a preview of its new BlackBerry 6 operating system. Though not due till Q3, the company highlighted a number of new and enhanced features. First and foremost in our minds is the new WebKit browser, which should allow for a faster and richer browsing experience and adds support for tabbed browsing.
BlackBerry OS 6 also features new graphics, animations, and transitions with contextual menu pop-ups. In addition, the home screen will allow for multiple views based on content type. A new media player interface and multitouch support are included as well. Interestingly, a lot of the enhancements seem to focus around a touch interface, so does that mean more touch-screen phones are in RIM's future?
You can check out some of the new features in RIM's video above. Hopefully, you won't find the background dancers as distracting as I did and can focus on the new features. As always, we'd love to hear your thoughts below.
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