Research in Motion Introduces Two New Smartphones, Changes Name to BlackBerry
Research in Motion has introduced new two Blackberry smartphones, while at the same time changing the name of its company to BlackBerry. The new phones, the BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 smartphones, will be offered by AT&T, Verizon Wireless, and T Mobile, while Sprint will offer just the Z10 model.
The new Q10 will feature a full keyboard, similar to those on previous versions of the BlackBerry. The Z10 model will have a full touch screen.
Both phones will be powered by the BlackBerry 10 platform. Feature of the new platform include: Peek and Flow into the BlackBerry Hub, a new mobile computing paradigm; Keyboard, which predicts and adapts to customers, allowing them to type faster; BBM, which allows people to share; and BlackBerry Balance technology, which protects customers’ private information and data.