When BlackBerry announced that more than 70,000 BlackBerry 10 applications would be available when its new platform launched, users were ecstatic. That big number was too good to be true, unfortunately, as we and many others noticed in our time spent with the BlackBerry Z10. While the app store includes some big names such as Rovio’s Angry Birds and various titles from Electronic Arts and Gameloft, it still leaves much to be desired. The company is said to be “in talks” to bring popular apps such as Netflix and Instagram to the platform but nothing is certain. Despite all of this, BlackBerry has announced that more than 1,000 of the top app developers are developing for BlackBerry 10.
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"BlackBerry World Off to Good Start, But Missing Key Apps" by @ShellyPalmer
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