Research In Motion CEO Mike Lazaridis provided some details about the upcoming OS 6.0. The new OS will provide a completely new experience of interacting with the BlackBerry platform. It features better compatibility with touch-based phones, and is initially optimized for handsets such as the BlackBerry Storm. The supportfor trackpad devices is also there. RIM also stated that they will do everything they can to make the OS backward compatible with older devices.
The OS 6.0 debut is scheduled for the "next calendar quarter."