RIM has tapped the Black Eyed Peas’ Boom Boom Pow to show off its upcoming BlackBerry 6 operating system. A fashionable business lady, a man in a suit, and a kid at school all dance behind the transparent interface and push various buttons. It’s all very hard to watch. The final few seconds with the three of them in a B-Boy stance is the icing on the cake. Enjoy.
BlackBerry OS 6 will be available in the third quarter of this year, although no official date has been set. Apparently, most current generation BlackBerry devices ought to be able to upgrade to OS 6 but older handsets may not make the cut. The Webkit-based web browser is the real draw here, and we can probably expect to see a fair amount of audio/video playback enhancements and social networking features as well.