RIM (NASDAQ: RIMM) has said it would ship the OS this quarter, and the Twitter hashtag #BB6iscoming seems to tease that it's coming soon. The company has given out previews of the forthcoming operating system before.
In its latest blog update, RIM showcases media-oriented features in BlackBerry 6 including music album art discovery, photos, podcasting and YouTube integration, as well as a few non-media highlights.
It's not exactly something the BlackBerry, so dominant among corporate smartphones, is known for, but with its user base in consumer rapidly growing, and the pressure from the iPhone, this is a necessity, according to IDC analyst Will Stofega.
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