As announced at BlackBerry Jam Americas, the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha update has now gone live for folks to download. This release will bump the device into BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha Update version 10.0.9 Bundle 388 and is packed with features:
This release offers your first peek at our BlackBerry 10 OS experience, including some of our core apps and new gestures! The following apps and screens are available in this release:
- BlackBerry Messenger (BBM)
- BlackBerry App World storefront (purchases are disabled)
- Home screen
- Lock screen
- Out of the box experience
The update is still pushing through the system and if you're on Windows, you may need to make use of the new tools available to wipe your device first. If you're not seeing it as of yet, just ride it out for a bit longer and it will show up for ya. If you're looking for the full release note or more info, hit the link below.
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