What’s New? BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha OS

Just a little bit ago we let you know that the OS for the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha’s was available to developers well we now have a list os new features in for this OS!

  • BlackBerry App World storefront has been re-branded as BlackBerry World
  • BlackBerry World now supports payments for apps and games, and in-app payments
  • BlackBerry Hub placeholder is now available
  • When you turn on Development mode on the device, a notification is sent to the Hub and an indicator light flashes
  • Various updates have been made to the look and feel of UI
    components and the standard size for application icons. For more
    information, see the UI guidelines

Hit the break to find out the known issues with this OS.

Known issues

This section lists known issues for BlackBerry 10.0.0 Development Alpha B.

6920077 In some instances, sharing a web page in a browser using NFC may result in the BlackBerry device entering sleep mode.
6312803 In some instances, if you connect your BlackBerry device to another device using an HDMI cable, the audio might not behave as expected.
6280770 Pictures added to Gmail contacts on the BlackBerry device do not appear in the contact’s details until you re-enter the contact details. After you exit and open the contact application the contact pictures appear as expected.
6101758 The BlackBerry device does not connect to the 3G network on bootup. As a workaround, you can force the BlackBerry device to 3G mode.
5997524 If you change your mobile network settings so that your device connects to a 2G mobile network (such as GSM), you might see a cell broadcast message on your device every two or three minutes.
5953660 Pictures added to contacts on the BlackBerry device are not synchronized to Microsoft Outlook.
238677 In some instances while playing media files, the audio may be clipped for a fraction of a second.
237726 Time settings may not be updated if you change time zone in the Date and Time settings.

BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha update and release notes!