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RIM also unveils the ability to share your entire screen with other users using a feature called BBM Screen Share.

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10:45 a.m.

RIM’s stock drops further to $14.68, down 6.3 percent.

On stage, executives demonstrate the BlackBerry Hub. You can send a Twitter message straight from it, and it integrates LinkedIn. It also integrates your contacts.

The BlackBerry will emphasize typing with one thumb, with gestures and the ability to delete with a thumb swipe anywhere. It will also recognize if you switch languages in the middle of the email, which could be popular in India and other markets where the BlackBerry is still strong.

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10:40 a.m.

RIM’s stock is down 39 cents, or 2.5 percent, at $15.27.

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10:35 a.m.

The Q10 has a squarish screen measuring 3.1 inches diagonally. The Z10 will have a 4.2-inch screen for a cinematic experience. Heins says the back is textured so that it will be comfortable to hold.

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10:30 a.m.

Heins introduces two new phones _ the Z10 and the Q10. The Q10 has a physical keyboard, a feature that has kept BlackBerry users loyal over the years. The Z10 will have only a touch-screen keyboard.

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