Not even RIM's top executives dispute that the company's had a rough few months. But just hold on, they say, until BlackBerry 10. That's the rudder that'll turn this ship around. But if BGR's insider report holds up, that new course might head right smack into an iceberg of suck.
BlackBerry 10 has already had a cursed feeling to it, with a legalistic name change and endless delays serving as bad tech omens. But news that BlackBerry 10 is in the same dismal state as PlayBook firmware—no native email no BBM—indicates that RIM's greatest hope isn't just half-baked. It's rancid.