BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha version OS now available for developers

If you're building a BlackBerry 10 app and have a BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha you're making use of, you'll want to go ahead and check for updates on the device. Rolling out now is OS OTA and available through the Windows loader program. What are the changes you ask? Here's the list:

  • BlackBerry App World storefront has been re-branded as BlackBerry World
  • BlackBerry World now supports payments for apps and games, and in-app payments
  • BlackBerry Hub placeholder is now available
  • When you turn on Development mode on the device, a notification is sent to the Hub and an indicator light flashes
  • Various updates have been made to the look and feel of UI components and the standard size for application icons. For more information, see the UI guidelines

If you're looking for the loader program or the full release notes, you can click the link below for more info.

BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha update