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BlackBerry Developers

We're getting oh so much closer to some BlackBerry 10 love. It looks like any developer that attends BlackBerry 10 Jam in May will walk away with a sweet new toy dubbed the "BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha". The limited edition prototype device is not a BlackBerry 10 smartphone or final hardware - RIM has made it clear that it is simply a device running a modified version of the PlayBook OS so developers can get their feet wet and start working on BlackBerry 10 apps. Maybe it will look like the BlackBerry Blade??

The purpose of this seeding is to give BlackBerry 10 Jam developer attendees a testing device to create excitement as they start to develop BlackBerry 10 applications alongside us.

To be clear, this is not a BlackBerry 10 device. It's the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha. It includes a modified version of the BlackBerry PlayBook OS which shows the path to the BlackBerry 10 OS, which has been customized to a phone. This device will allow developers to test the applications they are building with our BlackBerry 10 toolsets.

So if you're a developer and are interested in checking out the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha, you should most definitely check into attending BlackBerry Jam - it will be well worth the trip. Read more at the link below.

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