Four Key BlackBerry DevCon Announcements--and What They Mean to You

CIO.com's Al Sacco shares details and insights, and eliminates the hype, on the most significant announcements made at RIM's annual BlackBerry Developer conference.

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Research in Motion (RIM) is holding its fourth annual BlackBerry Developer Conference (DevCon) this week in San Francisco. Though today is only day two of the three-day event, the BlackBerry-maker has already made a number of significant announcements that are sure to please both RIM developers and BlackBerry users.

BBX Logo from BlackBerry DevCon 2011
BBX Logo from BlackBerry DevCon 2011

Keep reading for a quick breakdown of RIM's four most notable announcements, along with explanations of what the news means for BlackBerry developers, as well as RIM smartphone and PlayBook tablet owners.

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