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In May, BlackBerry rolled out the for the Z10, launched on the Q10, and this week are rolling out the 10.2 update that launches on the new BlackBerry Z30.
The 10.2 update is detailed in full over on CrackBerry.com. I followed their tutorial to easily update the Z10 and Q10 without waiting for carrier approvals. The 10.2 update improves functionality and adds many nice features that I would have loved to have seen at the BlackBerry 10 launch.
Some of my favorite new updates and functions appearing in the BlackBerry 10.2 update include:
There are many more functions and features in the BB 10.2 update so definitely check out CrackBerry.com for all the details. I showed a few functions in my video below.
The USB host function does not work on the Z10 due to hardware limitations, but it does work on the Z30 and Q10. I couldn't get the reply now function to work on the Z10 or Q10. This lets you send a text reply when you ignore a call, like what you see on Android and iOS.
We are also seeing more applications coming to BB10, including Flipboard on the Z10.
BlackBerry 10 is a user-friendly OS and if communications are your key smartphone function then it is a compelling OS to consider. I could likely make it my daily driver with the web browser filling in for apps that I use that are missing (USAA bank, ESPN Fantasy Football, Gmail). Then again, I love my HTC One and don't see any reason to give up apps even though the BB10 experience is enjoyable.