"BB10" is essentially just a name for a style or iteration of a QNX powered UI. The phones' UI are powered by a faster processor(s) and double the RAM which necessarily means that the PB will not get "BB10" per se. What it will get are features found on the phones such as the more efficient browser and BB10 apps. The OS will be configured in such a way that the PlayBook's less powerful hardware will be able to run these updates. When the last delay of the new phones was announced the reason given was that all the code was going to have to be rewritten. This will have to happen with the PlayBook as well though I'm thinking that most of the heavy lifting has already been accomplished with "BB10". QNX handles individual processes and all these processes have to be written in such a way that a seamless UI is the result. The micro kernel allots available resources to the processes and with less resources the PlayBook will not handle "BB10" as found on the phones. I would tend to believe that the miracle of multitasking, "the hub", won't make its way to the PlayBook as it probably takes the best part of a gig of RAM alone to run that suite of processes. So, "BB10 " will not be coming to the PlayBook. However, PB OS2 might well be updated to "PB OS10".
Originally Posted by gdassoy
My browser seems slightly snappier.