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BB10 : 10 Hopes TECH   |   1/10/2013 @ 1:01AM  | 6,330 views 10 Reasons To Hope For BlackBerry 10 Parmy Olson , Forbes Staff I cover agitators and innovators in mobile. Screenshot of an app page being swiped to the right to "peek" at notifications in BlackBerry Hub. It's been a tough couple of years for Research in Motion. The BlackBerry maker still has a faithful following of physical-keyboard loving users, but Apple , Samsung and cheaper smartphone makers from Asia have smashed RIM's market share. Its stock has fallen almost 90% in the last five years; last quarter it posted another  weak set of financial results . Some say BlackBerry 10, the new phone RIM will launch on Jan. 30th, could be a make-or-break device. So what's it like? RIM gave  Forbes  a demo of the phone's software at  CES 2013 , unveiling some impressive features and factoids. Here are 10 of them, wit