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BlackBerry 10 home screen
No place like home
The new-look start screen that greets you when you switch on a BlackBerry 10 handset will be very familiar, as it looks like a cross between the Android and Windows Phone displays.
It's no surprise that the user interface has had a radical overhaul, as RIM snapped up UI specialist The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) for that technology in 2010. Since the takeover, TAT has concentrated on RIM's tablet-focused PlayBook OS and BlackBerry 10, Bhardwaj confirmed to ZDNet UK.
The default home screen (pictured) is used to show the last and most used apps, and constantly updates the most recently used in the top left-hand corner of the display. The tiles themselves are larger than mere icons and are similar to Windows Phone Mango's live tiles.
Image credit: Ben Woods/ZDNet