Berita ini pastinya menyedihkan kepada para pengguna setia peranti BlackBerry.

Ini kerana pihak BlackBerry telah memaklumkan bahawa mereka akan menamatkan sistem operasi dan perisian BlackBerry pada tahun hadapan iaitu bermula 4 Januari 2022.

Berikut adalah barisan servis dan perisian BlackBerry yang akan ditamatkan seperti yang dinyatakan pihak BlackBerry:-

  • BlackBerry 7.1 OS and earlier software
  • BlackBerry 10 software
  • BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 and earlier software
  • BlackBerry Desktop Software
  • BlackBerry Link
  • BlackBerry Blend
  • BlackBerry Protect (Allows consumers to lock, locate or wipe BBOS, BlackBerry 10 devices remotely). There is no impact to the new BlackBerry Protect which is an AI-based endpoint security solution.
  • BlackBerry Password Keeper for BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry 7.1 OS and earlier.  BlackBerry Password Keeper for BlackBerry Android devices will not be impacted.
  • BlackBerry ID* for BlackBerry 10, BlackBerry 7.1 OS and earlier, and BlackBerry PlayBook 2.1 OS and earlier
  • BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) – Consumer

Peranti BlackBerry yang terlibat pula adalah seperti berikut seperti yang dinyatakan oleh pihak BlackBerry:-

BlackBerry 10 software

  • BlackBerry Classic
  • BlackBerry Passport
  • BlackBerry Leap
  • BlackBerry Z10, Z30, Z3
  • BlackBerry Q10, Q5
  • Porsche Design P’9982 from BlackBerry
  • Porsche Design P’9983 from BlackBerry

BlackBerry 7.1 OS and earlier software

  • BlackBerry Bold: 9900/9930, 9790, 9650, 9788, 9700, 9000
  • BlackBerry Curve:  9380, 9370/9360/9350, 9330/9300, 9320/9315/9310/9220, 8530/8520, 9380, 8900/8980, 8300/8310/8320/8330/8350i
  • BlackBerry Torch:  9860/9850, 9810, 9800
  • BlackBerry Storm: 9500/9530, 9520/9550
  • BlackBerry Pearl:  9100, 8100/8110/8120/8130, 8220/8230
  • Other:
    • BlackBerry 9720
    • BlackBerry 9620
    • Porsche Design P’9981 from BlackBerry
    • BlackBerry Tour 9630
    • BlackBerry Style 9670
    • BlackBerry 8800/8820/8830
    • BlackBerry 7130
    • BlackBerry 8700/8707
    • BlackBerry 7100
    • BlackBerry 7290
    • BlackBerry 7730
    • BlackBerry 7230
    • BlackBerry 6720
    • BlackBerry 6230
    • C++ platform based devices: 850, 857, 900, 950, 957

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 and earlier software

  • BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE / 3G+
  • BlackBerry PlayBook

Penamatan itu juga melibatkan fungsi bagi aplikasi-aplikasi BlackBerry yang lain seperti BlackBerry Link, BlackBerry Desktop Manager, BlackBerry Blend dan BlackBerry Protect.

BlackBerry menyatakan bahawa penamatan sistem operasi dan servis mereka itu dibuat kerana syarikat mereka memfokuskan kepada kemas kini sistem keselamatan dan servis yang ditawarkan kepada organisasi dan kerajaan-kerajaan di seluruh dunia.

Sumber: BlackBerry