Just recently we have seen various announcements surface up and hog the limelight with respect to various disclosures or innovations. The Smartphone giants have a lot of unveil these days and we are glad to bring it in front of you! Along these lines in the following article we summarize some of the events that marked their presence at the BlackBerry Live 2013 event in Orlando. Apart from the announcement of the budget Blackberry device on the OS 10 platform, the Q5 Smartphone with a QWERTY keypad, Blackberry had to make a few interesting announcements..
BlackBerry Launches Global Women’s Initiative:
BlackBerry Global Creative Director, Alicia Keys released the new BlackBerry Scholars Program at this event in Orlando, FL and Waterloo. This unveilment was a step in the right direction towards enhancing the dedicated motive of inspiring more women to enter and develop careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Therefore this was an advantageous provisioning in relation with the particularized purpose. This was unveiled at BlackBerry Live in Orlando, Florida.
This Program is aimed at providing full, four-year tuition scholarships to outstanding women who desire to seek degrees at various accredited colleges and universities in the areas of STEM. This is in conjunction with the individuals who possess a particular interest or aptitude in the area of mobile computing. Hence, it is construed that this program is the first step in BlackBerry’s long-term commitment and multi-tiered strategy. Additionally, this will help in engaging young women at every step of their education from high school to college, and as they rise through the workforce.
BlackBerry and Flurry announce Flurry Analytics for BB 10:
BlackBerry and Flurry announced Flurry Analytics for BlackBerry at the BlackBerry Live 2013 event in Orlando. The Flurry Analytics is a specific tool that the developers can utilize to integrate with their apps to enable access to user data. It provides certain advantageous benefits which assist the progress in the developers getting a consolidated dashboard across multiple platforms for convenience and control. Also the user is entitled to inculcate a deeper understanding of audience demographics, customer acquisition, user engagement and purchasing patterns. Therefore, the individuals can utilize this aspect and can establish certain performance benchmarks against category and overall market. This will aid in enriching customer insights to improve monetization and retention strategies.
BBM for iOS and Android to Launch this Summer:
Finally the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is set to arrive on the iOS and Android platforms this summer. Also, it will provide support i.e. planned for iOS 6 and Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher. However, currently this is under all subject to approval by the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Therefore, these plans constitute a significant accession with respect to the development of the particular functionality. It is already known that BBM is a traditional utility bestowing mobile instant messaging with a fast, reliable, engaging experience that includes delivered and read statuses and personalized profiles and avatars. Once it gets released, the customers associated with BBM can easily broaden their connections and include friends, family and colleagues on other respective mobile platforms.
The initial release is planted in accordance to experience the immediacy of BBM chats, including multi-person chats for the iOS and Android users. Additionally, the individuals are also entitled to share photos and voice notes, and engage in BBM Groups. Along these lines, the BBM manifests to create groups of up to 30 people for the respective customers.