If you've been following all the latest BlackBerry 10 news for a while now, you might be familiar with the term 'BlackBerry Blend'. The files for it started appearing in early leaked builds of BlackBerry 10 and since then has been an ongoing piece of speculation over what it might be exactly. That speculation has grown even further now that BlackBerry has uploaded a video to their YouTube account offering a very small look at its existence beyond just some .bar files within a leaked OS.
As we know it, BlackBerry Blend has many components including the capability to bring SMS/MMS, BBM, BBM Groups and, of course, email from your BlackBerry to your desktop and various other devices. If you look through the files enough, you'll even find set-up conversations from BlackBerry employees using the app on a PlayBook, Mac and iPad. As we noted previously, all of this can be accessed through a web based portal called BlackBerry Dashboard when your device is placed in Fuse Mode.
Now, considering at least a portion of this was shown off at a BES 10 event, it's hard to say whether or not this will end up being a consumer offering or simply something that is only offered to Enterprise customers. In any case, it's interesting to see it even being shown off at this point. We reached out to BlackBerry for comment on it and were simply told by a BlackBerry representative that they 'can't comment on rumors, speculation, or unannounced products'. We'll leave it at that for now but we're certainly expecting to hear more soon. You can check out the video below.
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