RIM has made significant progress with the GitHub open source platform. Open Source is pretty solid development platform on the BlackBerry PlayBook, and now RIM has opened up the Quake3 Engine Port as well as the source code to developers by making it opensource making things more useful and easier using the new framework.
RIM has announced that any person attending DevCon Europe will receive a free PlayBook!
Since a few of the leaked slides of when the Blackberry Playbook was to be release, it was and is still rumored to have Skype. As yet there still isn’t a Skype video chat application on any Blackberry device. A group of BlackBerry users have gotten together to appeal to Skype’s CEO and Vice President […]
Hardline Studios has released a new game for the PlayBook called AlphaWave. The game is an arcade shooter that uses HD graphics to provide a throwback game with a new school vibe.
On a conference call this morning new CEO Thorsten Heins stated that he has no plans to split RIM into separate services, devices and services will coincide as they always have with the Blackberry Platform.
RIM is sending out the following emails to developers asking “Is your app ready for BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0?” They are asking devs to have their applications submitted “by February 7, 2012 to allow time for review and acceptance prior to the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 launch.”
If you are like me and like trying new OS’s and what not RIM has release an updated version of their BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Beta to developers! At this time I am still debating on whether or not to download it… Also there is not a change log available at this time, we suspect […]
Marmalade has dropped yet another game for the PlayBook called MonkeyTunes. This is a Simon Says type game geared towards children. The game requires you to remember a tune as the monkey plays it.
From the popular tech enthusiast site BGR, gives us details on RIM to be potential companies. It seems that it is believed that few big name players would benefit from a RIM buyout such as Amazon, Microsoft and maybe even Facebook. But it seems that RIM’s value is too expensive for such a purchase. Read […]
Do you love your 7digital music store on your Blackberry Playbook, I do! Wish there was a way to sync my iTunes purchases from when I had an iPod to my new Playbook, well now you can with iTunes Upload! iTunes Upload allows you to do just that. With the press of a button, your 7digital purchases […]
Handster Inc. has ported over eBuddy Messenger to the BlackBerry PlayBook! Chat everywhere with eBuddy Messenger. Stay always connected with all your friends and family on MSN (Windows Live Messenger or WLM), Facebook, Yahoo!, MySpace, Gtalk (Orkut), ICQ, AIM (AOL) and Hyves.
QNX software systems has posted an interested video highlighting noise cancellation technology in cars. Why do millions of hands-free systems rely on the QNX Acoustic Processing Suite? To answer this question, we decided to employ a few teaching aids – a marching band, a rock guitarist, and an electric fan with a really long extension […]
Earlier today we told you about how Samsung was interested in buying RIM and as what this may mean for the future of the two companies, this was all a rumor at the time. And now it has been confirmed to be not true. Samsung commented on the buyout stating that they were, “not interested” in taking over […]
Research in Motion keeps thier mobile devices secure, but with the jailbreaks of the Dingleberry root, two researchers have found a vulnerability in the Blackberry PlayBook’s Bridge application that leaves the authentication token for the Bridge application, that a would be hacker can use to find and use all of your private information.
RIM already talked about the Playbook 2.0 OS being released in Feb 2012 at CES and not much more than that. But there are talks of upcoming products that will be released throughout the year. So what is to come? 10″ PlayBook releasing in December 2012, will be LTE enabled 7″ PlayBook releasing in April […]
The concept QNX Car 2 is undoubtedly the coolest car on the planet! RIM has put together a great video showing off this bad@ZZ Porsche 911 convertible. Hit the break to check out the video!
CNET has a segment called the “Best of CES” the show of the best of the best in technolgy, they have multiple multiple categories. RIM has won this years “Car Tech” award for their QNX CAR 2!
Most application developers are starting to lean towards HTML5, RIM made an announcement last year sometime that they will also start to implement HTML5 into the applications that are available on the Playbook. Here is a video featuring Sheridan Ethier that discusses how HTML5 and QNX work function within infotainment systems in today’s cars. Hit […]
At the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Michael Clewley and Jeff Gadway from Research In Motion walk through a few of the features of BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 that create an intuitive and intelligent communications experience. A unified inbox, as well as socially integrated calendar and contacts applications, are just a few of […]
Marty Mallick, a senior director of business development at RIM, spoke to PCMag at CES 2012 and he a lot to say about PB OS2.0 and BB 10. Namely, what is going to be featured, and what is new.