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BlackBerry 10 Alpha Dev device owners will be able to trade up to a limited edition BlackBerry 10 device when released

BlackBerry 10 Alpha Dev device owners will be able to trade up to a limited edition BlackBerry 10 device when released

In case there wasn't enough incentives already for developers to build BlackBerry 10 apps, before closing out the BlackBerry 10 Jam keynote Alec Saunders hopped on stage to announce one more thing. Any developer who takes home a BlackBerry 10 Alpha Dev device and then submits a BlackBerry 10 App to BlackBerry App World and has it approved, can when BlackBerry 10 is released, trade-up...

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Certified quality apps coming to BlackBerry App World along with a $10,000 incentive to build them

Certified quality apps coming to BlackBerry App World along with a $10,000 incentive to build them

One of the larger announcements to come out of the BlackBerry 10 Jam keynote was the fact the RIM will be setting up a certification program for developers who create quality applications and there is plenty of incentives for developers to sign up and participate. Aside from line-jumping the BlackBerry App World queue, developers who create a quality certified app as determined by a...

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99,500 apps available in BlackBerry App World, 25 percent of which were built for the BlackBerry PlayBook

99,500 apps available in BlackBerry App World, 25 percent of which were built for the BlackBerry PlayBook

While on stage for the BlackBerry 10 Jam keynote, Alec Saunders, Vice President Developer Relations and Ecosystem Development at Research In Motion revealed some numbers for BlackBerry App World. As it stands, there is now 99,500 apps available within BlackBerry App World, 25 percent of which have specifically been built for the BlackBerry PlayBook. Saunders took this time to note the...

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