BlackBerry 10 Now Boasts 100,000 Apps
The Next Web

The company formerly known as Research In Motion says it has hit the 100,000 app milestone for the BlackBerry 10. BlackBerry said that number of apps for the redesigned and reinvented BlackBerry platform grew by more than 30,000 in the last seven weeks, indicating an "outstanding" response. Recent additions at apps marketplace BlackBerry World include The Wall Street Journal, gas station locator Open GasBuddy, camera app Vignette, top e-book reader Amazon Kindle and restaurant reservation system Open Table. In the coming weeks, there'll be CNN, The Daily Show Headlines, eBay, eMusic, Maxim, MLB at Bat, MTV News, Pageonce, PGA, Rdio, Skype, Soundhound and Viber.

What Else You Need To Know

  • Leading apps and games available for the BB10 include 8tracks, Angry Birds Star Wars, ATP World Tour Live, BBC Top Gear News, Bloomberg Anywhere, CBS Sports, Delta Air Lines, F1 2013 Timing App CP, Facebook, Foursquare, Jetpack Joyride, Keek, LinkedIn, Navita Translator, Need for Speed, NHL GameCenter, N.O.V.A. 3, The New York Times, PressReader, Slacker, Songza, Twitter, UFC, USA TODAY, Waze, WhatsApp, and Zara.
  • The 100,000 app milestone is a positive sign for BlackBerry's turnaround as developers usually go to "wait and see" mode before investing in an app for a new platform.
  • The BlackBerry Z10, the first smartphone powered by BlackBerry 10, will be available in the U.S. from March 22.
  • The full-touch BlackBerry Z10 features a 4.2-inch HD display with a 1280 x 768 resolution, a rear 8-MP shooter with an LED flash and support for 1080P HD video, a 2-MP web cam on the front, microSD card slot, and 4G LTE connectivity.

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The milestone isn’t entirely unexpected, and it tells us little about BlackBerry’s chances of a turnaround for its business, but still. - Robin Wauters, The Next Web  
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