We all know RIM has been working on numerous different things for BlackBerry 10. Now, we're getting a hands on look at some of their plans for photo editing on the BlackBerry PlayBook and eventually, BlackBerry 10. BlackBerry devices have never really been known for their photo editing skills. Sure, there are a lot of apps out that are great but RIM truly needs a great built-in solution and as shown in the above video -- they seem all too aware of that.
As such, they're building a great solution for it, though keep in mind it could change from what it is currently. Filters, frames, transformations and photo enhancement features will all be built-in making the experience truly awesome, as it always should have been. Looking through the file personally, I can tell it has deep integration with Scalado and that's why it currently doesn't function as it should on the Dev Alpha. It needs the updated camera that RIM is running on higher versions of the Dev Alpha OS. However, there's no doubt in my mind that RIM has it up and running as it should internally.
Jump below to see some of the filtering options and let us know what you all think. Personally, the idea of having Instagram available for BlackBerry 10 is great but having Instagram like functions built-in is just as important to me -- you know, just in case Instagram doesn't have any desire to build a BlackBerry 10 app for whatever reason. Also, video editing is getting a makeover as well but that will have to wait for another day.
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