Research In Motion announced BlackBerry 6, mobile operating system for BlackBerry Torch, BlackBerry Bold 9700, BlackBerry Bold 9650 and BlackBerry Pearl 3G, as well as future BlackBerry smartphones.
"BlackBerry 6 features a redesigned interface that seamlessly works with a touch screen and trackpad, expanded messaging capabilities that simplify managing social media and RSS feeds, an advanced multimedia experience, a convenient new Universal Search tool, and a new and efficient WebKit-based browser that renders web pages quickly and beautifully for a great browsing experience. Also new to BlackBerry 6 are visually-rich, context-sensitive Action Menus. Within a given app, by clicking and holding trackpad or through an extended touch of display, users can bring the most common actions or tasks of an app to surface. In addition, users can seamlessly multitask by holding down Menu key, which pops up a visual grid of all the apps currently running, so users can instantly switch between apps."
Also, announced "BalckBerry Torch 9800 smartphone, that combine a BlackBerry keyboard with a full touch screen experience. Whether users choose to type out messages on the capacitive touch screen or easy-to-use BlackBerry keyboard, browse Internet using pinch to zoom or fluidly navigate with optical trackpad, BlackBerry Torch allows them to communicate any way they want."