Recently RIM has placarded its 1st concurrent APAC (Asia Pacific)ﾂﾾﾠwide Hackathon titledﾂﾾﾠBlackBerry JamHack.
This event is program to take place in 10 various cities across the APAC region over 2 sequential weekends. Each city wining teams will then obtain the opportunity to describe their countries at the JamHack finals which can happen at BlackBerry Jam Asia on 29 to 30 November, 2012.
This 40 hr event can provide a opportunity for 4-member teams of developers, user interface designers and/ or marketers to work on apps for the upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS.
To assure that each team is suitably equipped for the dare, they canﾂﾾﾠbe aided with continual sustain from RIM’s Developer Relations team.
At that event, the RIM team can distribute market understandingsﾂﾾﾠwhich are provide to the respective cities so developers will develop market-relevant as well as applications which will be received well the world over.
The 2 day event can also contain community ﾢﾾﾀﾾﾘsharingﾢﾾﾀﾾﾙ sessions aptly called Jam Bytes. Participants have a opportunity during these sessions to learn tricks and tips connectedﾂﾾﾠto the upcoming BlackBerry 10 platform, obtains suggestions on how to update their BlackBerry 10 apps, as well as commercial strategies for marketing applications through the BlackBerry App World.
BlackBerry JamHack 2012 take place in 10 major Asia Pacific cities, such as Jamminﾢﾾﾀﾾﾙ on Oct 12 to 14, 2012, that can happen at Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Bangalore,ﾂﾾﾠSingapore, Manila at GMT.5 to .
Jamminﾢﾾﾀﾾﾙ on Oct-19 to 21, 2012 happens in Ho Chi Minh City, Melbourne, Bangkok,ﾂﾾﾠJakarta andﾂﾾﾠShanghai at GMT to GMT.
The 10 winning teams which arrive from each cityﾢﾾﾀﾾﾙs event can obtain an all-expenses paid trip to BlackBerry Jam Asia in Bangkok. At BlackBerry Jam Asia, the teams can have the chances to describe their city and rival at the Asia Pacific Finals. Each team be judge by a panel of judges and attendees of BlackBerry Jam Asia can also cast a vote to identify the deserved winner.
The winning team recognize at BlackBerry Jam Asia in Bangkok between 29 and 30 November can win the grand prize of US 10,000 $ in cash, an all-expense paid trip to BlackBerry 10 global release, BlackBerry Application World marketing for 2 months purusing the BlackBerry 10 release in Asia, Middle East and Africa, and one week of marketing in North America, Latin America and Europe.
The winning team can also get dedicated technical and business consultancy for up to 3 months after the release of BlackBerry 10 in the teamﾢﾾﾀﾾﾙs market
RIM is entirely overhauling the OS on its phones with its BB10 release and the new gesture-based user interface. The company is counting on BB10 to check a precipitous reject in market share over the past year and longer.
In the end, the success or failure of the BB10 can depend by how warmly it’s included by consumers, many of whom have already switched to Samsung’s Galaxy and Apple’s iPhone, especially in North America and Europe.
Test BB10 versions have won praise from developers and carriers, but the trueﾂﾾﾠexaminationﾂﾾﾠ still depends on RIM’s capability to win back market share and the hearts of an ever growing base of touchscreen users.
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