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First official update for BlackBerry 10 released

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BlackBerry has always prided them with creating business class Smartphone that can provide the ultimate experience for their targeted audience. However their current flagship Smartphone the BlackBerry 10 turned out to be an exception that also attracted a lot of mainstream audience as well.  In order to further improve their customers experience the 10.0.10.85 update has been released featuring multiple improvements. Take a look at the official changelog from BlackBerry for more information

Official Changelog:

3rd Party App Performance – We’ve improved performance for 3rd party applications, so developers can build apps that run fast and smooth for you. With this update, you might want to keep an eye out for some fresh new app launches in March, like WhatsApp.

Phone, Calendar, and Contacts – Among the top improvements and features are fixes for Gmail calendars on BlackBerry 10. You’ll also find improvements in the BlackBerry Hub for logging calls log and how conversations are handled. We’ve also made general improvements to importing contacts from online sources.

Camera – We’ve optimized the camera for better photos in low-light situations. You’ll love the difference this makes for photos where you don’t use a flash – like the Time Shift Camera feature.

Browser and Media – With more and more of you using the gorgeous screen on the BlackBerry Z10 to consume online videos and media, we’ve made a number of improvements to the software in the way the browser handles video playback to provide a fantastic experience.

Battery Life – The software team has included a number of battery life optimizations with over 60 battery saving improvements since launch to keep you moving. These combined improvements are designed so that you see improvements in battery life and heavy users especially should see a longer average usage per charge cycle.

For BlackBerry users, support and service has always been an important aspect and as we can see from the changelog BlackBerry has listened to most of their customer feedback and improved important features of their Smartphone.

Why haven’t you gotten the update yet?

If you didn’t receive the update automatically, check manually for it through the Software Update settings. The official update rolls gradually and might take a few days to be effective worldwide.

Final thoughts:

This is the first time BlackBerry has released an update for their Smartphone shortly after its official launch.  Maybe the growing market of Android and IOS may have finally begin to influence their targeted audience which why they are constantly making an effort to improve their current operating system or they are just simply trying to attract a larger audience, either way they are heading into the right direction with their recent initiatives.

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