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    Default BlackBerry 10 is Going to Have the Best Web Browser of Any Mobile Platform

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    Posted by Techvibes Newsdesk on 2012-11-11 11:10:00 AM

    One of the biggest drawbacks of current BlackBerry devices is their mediocre mobile web experience. Most have small screens, low resolutions, and no touch functionality. That makes browsing via the mobile web a real pain.

    Research In Motion never anticipated how big the mobile web would be, which is why it fell behind Google's Android and Apple's iPhone, who offer vastly superior browsing experiences: bigger screens, higher resolutions, and responsive multi-touch gestures. RIM still offers great email, but people want more—they want to be able to do virtually everything they can do on a full-size desktop.

    NEW: Analyst Believes RIM Shares Could hit $43 Next Year

    Well, RIM finally got the message this year and as a result is placing huge emphasis on creating a killer mobile web browsing experience for BlackBerry 10. The company's forthcoming browser slaughters standard HTML5 tests, making the iPhone's Safari browser look like an antique. And now BB10's browser has cleared Ring 1 on the Ringmark test, becoming only the second mobile browser to ever achieve the ranking.

    “The browser team here at RIM has been working closely with the HTML5 experts at Facebook, who developed the Ringmark HTML5 test suite, to ensure the BlackBerry 10 browser would meet the standard,” wrote Matthew Staikos this week on RIM's developer blog. “By meeting the Ringmark Ring 1 benchmark standard, developers can add a level of advanced functionality to their HTML5 apps and be confident that the BlackBerry 10 browser can execute the app without problem.”

    SEE ALSO: RIM CEO: 'Carriers are Excited About BlackBerry 10'

    BB10 scores a perfect 149/149 on Ring 1. The latest Safari for iPhone fails nine tests on iOS 6.0. And where the iPhone scores in the high 300s on HTML5test.com, BB10 scores in the high 400s—nearly a perfect score and even better than Google Chrome on desktop.
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    great now i dont have to download many apps
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    The reckoning is coming!
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    dang it...how many more months until we can get our hands on bb10.
    Patiently waited for BB10. Now sporting AT&T Z10
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    Quote Originally Posted by TRlPPlN View Post
    dang it...how many more months until we can get our hands on bb10.
    Seriously asking this? January 30th is the Launch of BB10 so not long after that.
    I wait for the future...to COME back to BlackBerry!
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    Quote Originally Posted by calicocat2010 View Post
    Seriously asking this? January 30th is the Launch of BB10 so not long after that.
    Probably around February/March +- DELAYS
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    Quote Originally Posted by inthemix9 View Post
    Probably around February/March +- DELAYS
    Long time Imo. Really can't get here soon enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcsemcp View Post
    great now i dont have to download many apps
    Ya, that was a main selling point of the Playbook too...that one worked out well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by calicocat2010 View Post
    Seriously asking this? January 30th is the Launch of BB10 so not long after that.
    LOL..oh im well aware of the launch date. okay so im impatient..FORGIVE ME!! hahahahahaaa
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    Quote Originally Posted by TRlPPlN View Post
    LOL..oh im well aware of the launch date. okay so im impatient..FORGIVE ME!! hahahahahaaa
    LOL I'm impatient too. You're forgiven. Every video just makes it more torturing to wait.
    I wait for the future...to COME back to BlackBerry!
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    Quote Originally Posted by calicocat2010 View Post
    LOL I'm impatient too. You're forgiven. Every video just makes it more torturing to wait.
    The videos show nothing new and innovative, you could buy all that technology and more on almost any smartphone already.... it's not like they are coming out with something that no one has. Yes bb10 is different in some ways but thats it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by inthemix9 View Post
    The videos show nothing new and innovative, you could buy all that technology and more on almost any smartphone already.... it's not like they are coming out with something that no one has. Yes bb10 is different in some ways but thats it.
    No thanks. I'll stick to BlackBerry because it has Everything I NEED it to do!

    Dude, there's a lot we all have not seen. B1aize, Kevin AND our CEO have said so and it will probably be Really different and Great.

    For NEW users who sign up on this website they Think this is New and so Let them enjoy that dream of owning a Great smartphone!!!
    I wait for the future...to COME back to BlackBerry!
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    When I see the smirk/grin on Thorstens Face in every interview it tells me there is something in  10 that will blow us all away. He's like a giddy little kid. Prepare to see innovation on a high scale come January. We haven't seen the good stuff yet. Its gonna be Awesome because it has to be. Its do or die.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BB-Bmore View Post
    When I see the smirk/grin on Thorstens Face in every interview it tells me there is something in  10 that will blow us all away. He's like a giddy little kid. Prepare to see innovation on a high scale come January. We haven't seen the good stuff yet. Its gonna be Awesome because it has to be. Its do or die.

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    As a person who faces a do or die choice, he/she will give their extremely best effort to fail or deny his/her death. Even the action that we never count before.

    I see RIM is doing this too on Blackberry 10. They, not only prepare BB10 for the company survival, but also for the next expansion in every living sector. Once Blackberry 10 is fully released, RIM will release others form of Blackberry 10.

    Like its decendant, QNX, Blackberry 10 suppose to be able to deploy on many different devices (not only smartphone). If and if RIM success to deploy Blackberry 10 within house hold devices (refrigerator, air conditioner, tv, home security devices, cars (qnx did it)), we supposely can connect all of them and control them wherever we are.

    And that's awesome

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    Quote Originally Posted by BB-Bmore View Post
    When I see the smirk/grin on Thorstens Face in every interview it tells me there is something in  10 that will blow us all away. He's like a giddy little kid. Prepare to see innovation on a high scale come January. We haven't seen the good stuff yet. Its gonna be Awesome because it has to be. Its do or die.

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    He might be a bit delusional and or he knows people like you are watching his every move/blink/breath/grin and are frantically analysing it on forums. He also probably assumes that if he makes any wrong move people will spin it negatively.

    He has to grin, every other action bodes poorly for him.
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    He might be a bit delusional and or he knows people like you are watching his every move/blink/breath/grin and are frantically analysing it on forums. He also probably assumes that if he makes any wrong move people will spin it negatively.

    He has to grin, every other action bodes poorly for him.
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    I will give up 100 points off the html5 test as long as the browser is fast,fluid, and without checker boarding.

    While I appreciate the effort they are doing the browser on my playbook is slow, and from the few browser videos (not many of them) the browser still seems a bit slow in bb10. I sure hope they can fix this.
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    High scores in HTML 5 tests doesn't translate to having the 'best web browser'.
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    Lets see when it's here if it can be fast and have the best HTML5 scores. Can't go by the pb browser as it's using Adobe Air. BB10 is not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by texazzpete View Post
    High scores in HTML 5 tests doesn't translate to having the 'best web browser'.
    It's not the ONLY way to measure the quality of a browser...you're right.

    BUT... If the HTML5 or Ringmark tests weren't important in being one of the major criteria's in which a browser is ranked, then all the browsers we have today wouldn't be in a competition to have the highest score on both of those tests (but they are).
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    Quote Originally Posted by inthemix9 View Post
    The videos show nothing new and innovative, you could buy all that technology and more on almost any smartphone already.... it's not like they are coming out with something that no one has. Yes bb10 is different in some ways but thats it.
    Peek, flow and balance or their equivalents are simply nowhere to be seen on other devices. Android and iOS operate on the now outdated in-or-out paradigm where BB10 is breaking this mold with their multi-tasking approach (something we take for granted on our desktop). I guess you could argue that widgets and active tiles/frames are sort of the same thing which they are not. The swiftkey functionality on BB10 is miles ahead of what has been implemented on Android (jforget iOS). Camera function is cool and then all the gesture on BB10 are simply unique. And this is the stuff that RIM is letting us see. They are saving the real goodies for launch. Sorry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by texazzpete View Post
    High scores in HTML 5 tests doesn't translate to having the 'best web browser'.
    But, it is important. It is one of the key standards by which we rate browsers. Let's face it, your argument is the one advanced by those platforms that are losing this race. I guess it is OK competing for the bronze medal sometimes.
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    You've seen the finished product? I bet i've only seen about 5-10% of the new platform from the pictures and videos they have been showing, and the leaks.
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    [/b] ;7746097]Peek, flow and balance or their equivalents are simply nowhere to be seen on other devices. Android and iOS operate on the now outdated in-or-out paradigm where BB10 is breaking this mold with their multi-tasking approach (something we take for granted on our desktop). I guess you could argue that widgets and active tiles/frames are sort of the same thing which they are not. The swiftkey functionality on BB10 is miles ahead of what has been implemented on Android (jforget iOS). Camera function is cool and then all the gesture on BB10 are simply unique. And this is the stuff that RIM is letting us see. They are saving the real goodies for launch. Sorry.
    I think thats all they have, and it isn't spectacular.
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    Quote Originally Posted by inthemix9 View Post
    The videos show nothing new and innovative, you could buy all that technology and more on almost any smartphone already.... it's not like they are coming out with something that no one has.
    Says the doomsayer, or a fly at a BlackBerry BBQ. You are wrong on all accounts. BB 10 is quite innovative and what they have is certainly something you cannot buy on almost any smartphone. So go spew your swill on some other forum. Most of the tech analysts now (the same ones who use to bash BlackBerry) are singing a different tune now. What do you suppose that tune is?
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