Developer Documentation Reveals More of BlackBerry 10 including (Skype Field in Contacts?)

Ronen Halevy is on fire, digging through developer documentation to find some real treats, his findings are posted after the break. “I was digging through the AMAZING documentation RIM has provided for the new Beta 4 BlackBerry 10 Cascades and Native SDK and found some gems. On the top of my findings was going through the documentation for PIM and contacts when it shows the screenshot above. It seems like developers can create their own labels for fields in a contacts information. The interesting part is that it seems like the developer doing the documentation has one for Skype… (Rumor mill begin churning!) Check it out below:

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RIM also managed to show off the music player in BlackBerry 10 along with the slick popup that gives you fast control of the music:

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Also shown off are the new dialog, prompts, and toasts:

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Along with font size changes:

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And a new blue title bar for apps that use the light theme: (notice Alex in there with the Tungle connection!)

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RIM also confirms the mapping application is still going to be called BlackBerry Maps. This is the configuration screen for the compass location diagnostics:

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Source: Great finds BerryReview

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