BlackBerry CEO admits he was challenged by BB10's learning curve
0. phoneArena 27 Feb 2014, 07:03 posted on
CEO John Chen opened up about his own user impressions from BB 10. It turns out Mr. Chen got to experience the platform's fairly steep learning curve for himself. "It took me a while to get used to BlackBerry 10," he admitted, "but once I got used to it, I loved it." Although this is a common sentiment among BlackBerry users, it might have contributed to the Canadian company's downward slide...
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1. toolop75 (Posts: 2; Member since: 20 Aug 2013)
I bliv d q20 and z3 wud rock just like q10 and z30. Way to go Blackberry!!!
2. rodneyej1 (Posts: 3562; Member since: 06 Jul 2013)
I'm challenged by Alteregos learning curve...
4. alterecho (Posts: 1091; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)
Finally a CEO who seems to be understanding.. Whether Chen performs or not, i like him.
5. Arthurhkt (Posts: 125; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)
I think there is possibilities that Mr Chen can bring back BlackBerry to it glory day, keep it up
8. axllebeer (Posts: 266; Member since: 05 Apr 2011)
Yep. I believe he is on the right track. Seems very upfront and honest as one would be in his position.
6. tenzin (Posts: 93; Member since: 20 Dec 2013)
Yes BlackBerry 10 is the best os at the moment. Big trio cannot compete
7. digicon (Posts: 121; Member since: 11 Aug 2011)
With the latest update, 10.2.1. you don't need to sideload anymore. You can download APK's straight to the device. Just not from the Google Store because it's not official Android.
9. alterecho (Posts: 1091; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)
How is the performance while running .apk apps?
10. thealphageek1 (banned) (Posts: 942; Member since: 02 Feb 2013)
The performance is great, IMO. Handsets still function normally, and multitasking is still good. The only difference that I've seen is that APK's loaded from one of the Android stores(say, 1Mobile Market, Amazon App Store, etc)tend to take just a tad bit longer to open up when you initially go to use them. After that, they run pretty smooth.
11. thealphageek1 (banned) (Posts: 942; Member since: 02 Feb 2013)
There is an app for BB10 called snap that you can use(it must be side loaded first)to gain access to the Google Play Store. From there, you can download and run official Google Play Store apps.
13. x78_nothing (Posts: 53; Member since: 07 Feb 2013)
Bb10 is fantastic OS in midrange device. 10.2.0 is good, 10.2.1 is excellent, but 10.3.1 + highend speck will be superphone, security, multitasking and flexibility.
14. Zeeya (Posts: 221; Member since: 17 Mar 2013)
will buy one even i'm against trackpad&co... BB10 is a gesture based OS which needs no buttons.. bb10 for ever! :D