imageResearch in Motion introduced its next Operating System, the Blackberry OS 10, at the BlackBerry World 2012.  

RIM new CEO Thorsten Heins gave a preview of the next-generation software on a prototype smartphone called the Dev Alpha, which will serve for development purposes and will not be commercialized. RIM’s new smartphones running the new OS will be available to general public later this year.

The new OS gives hints that some new future models will give up RIM physical keyboard for the soft keyboard. The  Dev Alpha device shows such new virtual keyboard on its 4.2”. capacitive touchscreen. The new UI borrows collapsible paneling a la Twitter app on the iPad; the camera app let user to go back few frames to select the perfect moment to alter the main photo…

This video shown by Thorsten Heins during the BlackBerry World 2012 keynote general session shares a first look at some of what BlackBerry is building for the BlackBerry 10 platform.

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