BlackBerry 10 OS fails to impress investors as stock slides; video shows new camera in action

BlackBerry 10 OS fails to impress investors as stock slides; video shows new camera in action
The first day of BlackBerry World Conference brought non-stop news as the Canadian manufacturer introduced its new BlackBerry 10 OS. At the same time, the company gave away thousands of handsets to developers to allow them to start writing apps for the OS. Investors were obviously not impressed by what they saw of the new OS and what they heard about it from Wall Street, As a result, RIM's once lofty stock fell another 5.8% to close at $13.48 a share. The 52-week high is $48.65 and the 52 week low is $12.45.

Early on Tuesday we told you all about the new camera for BlackBerry 10 and one of the most interesting features is the one that allows you to "go back in time" to improve a photograph. Rather than explain it to you like we did this morning, you can check out the short video from RIM that shows you how to travel back in time RIM's new OS can give you picture perfect results.

source: YahooFinance, Crackberry



15. dcgore

Posts: 234; Member since: Feb 24, 2012

I was set in replacing my 4s with the S3 but after seeing what bberry could offer i think im going to wait. I really like my iphone and i've had all of them, but have loved only one device, Blackberry.

20. axllebeer

Posts: 272; Member since: Apr 05, 2011

Well said. :)

14. droiddomination

Posts: 203; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

if only they could go back in time and fire the two losers who put the company in the position it is at now.

16. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

They were the guys that got the company successful in the first place. Investors are just buying into the ihype. I have faith that Blackberry has learned from its mistakes and will hold strong to 3rd place, I just dont see Microsoft making it, at least not until 2014.

11. dkpitman

Posts: 35; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

mind = blown

8. lubba

Posts: 1313; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

BB10 looks interesting.

6. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Blackberry sound so irrelevant with this generation of smartphone

7. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

This is because people these days closed their minds and focus on what they know is the best without considering other products. People keep on looking on what's trending and never leave their sights out of it.

9. the_s2

Posts: 239; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Well, soon Tim cook's soon gonna patent this.... or he must have patended it already under some other tech alias... If not, this tech is gonna come to most smartphones in the near future if its a success. Nothing wrong in what the investors did. As for business, RIM has to focus on UI/UX rather than gimmicky stuff.

5. digicon

Posts: 121; Member since: Aug 11, 2011

No wonder they say go back in time , the picture they created didn't even exist !

12. bbblader

Posts: 590; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

it was recording the hole time into frames as fast as 3fps

3. HugeTroller

Posts: 80; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Titanic can't get back on its feet.

10. GeekMovement unregistered

The Titanic never had feet; it's a boat.

2. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

that reminds me of an android app that does that :3

4. Gerald08

Posts: 1; Member since: May 02, 2012

what is that app?

13. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Yes, I also have seen something similar before, but cant remember now... Anyway, nice feature.

17. nimo

Posts: 72; Member since: Jun 11, 2010

Thats because it IS that android app, we at least the same word suggestion engine. The app is called swiftkey.

1. JcHnd

Posts: 290; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Yeah... it's not a surprise... the video looks nice btw...

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