Very quickly after starting using BB10...

Discussion in 'Alternatives to iOS and iOS Devices' started by cube, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. cube macrumors G5

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    ... I try to swipe on my iPad instead of using the home button.
     
  2. LIVEFRMNYC macrumors 603

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    When I had the BB Playbook for a couple months, I did the same thing to my iPad 2. Very nice feature.
     
  3. AutoUnion39 macrumors 601

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    Haha. I've been saying that Apple needs to dump the home button and go to gesture controls.

    My old TouchPad did something similar too. You swipe up from the button and it unlocks or something like that.
     
  4. walie macrumors 6502a

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    five finger gestures bro

    I never use the home button on my ipad...and yet it still doesn't respond half the time when i actually press it.
     
  5. adnbek macrumors 65816

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    ^this
     

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  6. ///M5 macrumors 6502

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    What about the iPhone? I feel stupid going back to my iPhone after months with BB10; the former is literally a toy full of apps.

    Any serious communicator should check out BB10.
     
  7. AutoUnion39 macrumors 601

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    Nice joke.

    With BBM gone cross platform, there are no compelling reasons to get BB10.
     
  8. Technarchy macrumors 603

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    If I listed all the communication options available on iOS it would dwarf blackberry 10...10 times over
     
  9. AutoUnion39 macrumors 601

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    x100

    iOS and Android are better communication devices. Can't even be compared to the trash that is BB10
     
  10. LIVEFRMNYC macrumors 603

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    BB10 is far from trash. It's just still lacking apps, and running android apps on it is not a great experience for most apps. If I wasn't dependant on plenty of apps, I would probably go for a BB.
     
  11. cube, Dec 16, 2013
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    cube thread starter macrumors G5

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    I got BB10 for the system and the multiple SDK support, not for BBM.

    For business, BB10 offers hardware-based security and segregated business/private domains on the device.

    And organisations can buy German 2500 EUR communications encryption SD cards like the German government does.
     
  12. 3bs macrumors 603

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    Before iOS 7 I would use Zephyr from Cydia. Who knows what's going to happen with that tweak now that Control Center was introduced.
     
  13. bearbear macrumors regular

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    I recently took my z10 off the shelf and updated to 10.2 and the difference is night and day. Blackberry really hit the mark with this one. Android apps install/run seamlessly, battery life is much better, iOS-level smoothness, and the multitasking is best in class, IMO.

    The next gen of BB phones and tablets should be really, really interesting. Especially if they give the consumers what they want as far as how BB bridge functions.
     

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