Photos: RIM's refreshed BlackBerry 6 OS

Photos: RIM's refreshed BlackBerry 6 OS

Summary: The company has showcased its refreshed operating system at the Wireless Enterprise Symposium, displaying a new home screen and social-network integration


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  • The home screen has been redesigned around collecting app shortcuts together, using a folder-like metaphor under the headings: All, Favourites, Media and Downloads.

  • Being able to use a universal search for the content on your handset is excellent, and extending that search to the web is a fantastic improvement.

  • RIM's recent acquisition of browser technology company Torch Mobile is finally delivering what we have all been waiting for: a WebKit browser for BlackBerry. This should provide a faster, better web experience all round.

Topics: Mobility, Smartphones

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  • Very nice clean & concise.