What's new in Space TV 2.0 for BlackBerry 10

Today, Space TV Plus 2.0 is live in Blackberry World and the free variant Space TV Free has also launched today! With many sections receiving a full redesign and lots of new features, Space TV Plus 2.0 is the most beautiful Space TV yet! Get all the details here.

News Section

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For 2.0, the news section has been totally redesigned, feauring horizontally scrollable news feeds. When scrolling one feed, other feeds automatically dim so users can focus on the active news feed only.

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Other minor improvements have been made for 2.0 including:

  • Default to Reader Mode for articles

  • Improvements to sharing articles via social networks

  • Significant speed improvements when toggling Reader Mode on and off

  • Improvments to zoom and scroll behavior when viewing articles

Live Video Section

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The live video section is largely unchanged but some signifcant improvements include:

  • HD toggle has been moved to the action bar

  • Sharing option added to let others know you are watching live NASA TV

  • Option added to update your BBM headline

Picture of the Day Section

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The Picture of the Day section also received a full makeover.  Image description, date, and title are displayed on the image.  The full description can be viewed by flicking the title in an upward motion. Alternatively, users can shrink the description box by flicking the title downward. 

Users can now easily view the full image by tapping "View Full Image", once there users can share the image with a single tap and/or set the image as their wallpaper.

On-Demand Section

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The On-Demand section received a bit of a redesign with new features including:

  • On-demand channels now feature audio and video 

  • Users can request a feed be added in the next update

  • General redesign

Space 2.0 is a significant update both on the surface and beneath.  Many performance improvments were made that are less obvious than the ones outlined above, but equally important.

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