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NewRelic Names BlackBerry Browser The Fastest – Fails to Specify Which Browser…


Those of you who have been using BlackBerry 10 for awhile may have noticed that its browser blazing fast. Now when I first read this report from NewRelic (via VentureBeat) about the BlackBerry browser taking the lead (by a huge margin) over all other mobile browsers I had one hanging question. The browser that NewRelic highlights is titled BlackBerry 5.0 which really was a head scratcher.

I am not sure if that means the OS 5.0 that came with the BlackBerry 9000 which is highly suspect. On the other hand my buddy Bla1ze over @CrackBerry is suggesting it is because of the BlackBerry UserAgent which has Mozilla/5.0 in it. The only thing is that quite a few browsers have that same section in their useragent…

Either way kudos to BlackBerry 5.0 whatever it is! I tried reaching out to NewRelic for clarification.

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