Africa is where RIM steals the show, but the rest of the world needs to be looked at as well

RIM has truly taken the developing world by storm. And Africa, in particular South Africa is a budding example of this. While RIM is still #3 everywhere in the world, they maintains a stronghold in Africa due to many factors highlighted in a recent article by The Globe and Mail. Of those include BBM as […]

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PamFax for BlackBerry Playbook!

Yesterday  PamFax, the obligation-free worldwide Internet-based fax-on-demand service, became available on the BlackBerry PlayBook App World. As a result a PlayBook can now become your “fax machine” for sending documents from, and receiving documents on, the device. Files sent include documents on the PlayBook, including those from the photo Gallery or either of the PlayBook cameras, […]

RIMM still a viable player in the telecom space, and its stock is dirt cheap

I bought 300$ worth of shares in RIMM back when stock was below 6 dollars. Today it’s floating with just under 9 dollars. And it’s been up in the low 9s recently. Which for me means even without BlackBerry 10 I’ve nearly doubled my investment. And when BB10 does release I can bet my investment […]

RIM makes changes to App Icon Grid for BB10

A few days ago RIM made changes to the Visual Style associated with BB10 icons. The icons have been scaled down from their previous 150×150 size to 114×14. This comes as a welcome change to some developers who’ve been ardent that the icons needed to be smaller and less rectangular. In true RIM fashion they’ve […]

RIM Isn’t Dead Yet, says the Harvard Business Review

As the headline suggests a post written up by Scott Anthony as part of HBRs Blog Network  makes claim that RIM isn’t as dead as the media pundits so love to claim. As he so simply puts, ” [In] September RIM reported that its subscriber base had grown to 80 million from 78 million. The company’s […]

The Future of RIM, may have very little to do with cellphones

Thorsten Heins is a great CEO. He’s already made dramatic changes in regards to streamlining RIM from management down to manufacturing. But the real testament to Heins brilliance in this “transitionary” period, is the choice to forge ahead with BB10 instead of offering up BlackBerry handsets to Windows Phone 8 or whatever the latest build of […]

RIM strategically tracking the source of Android for BB10

A great deal of discussion has been made as to whether the Android Runtime implementation on Playbook was really worth RIMS time or the consumers for that matter. While being able to run Android apps on Playbook sounds great, it leaves a lot to be desired as it stands right now. There is no native access to […]

Need A Job? QNX Is Hiring!

QNX, a subsidiary of RIM is hiring for a bunch of positions. Check them out at the QNX Website. hit the break for a video from QNX!

RIM CEO: We’re not in the spec race, …we’re in the experience race!

Research In Motion’s newest CEO, Thorsten Heins recently sat for an interview with CNet on the release of the highly anticipated new BlackBerry 10 os, as well as the new device to be pushed to the market as well. To make a stake a current mobile market trends, Heins is confident in the new OS and as to just what […]

New HTML5 SDK from QNX Bridges the Gap Between App Developers and Automakers

Mobile developers can now create automotive apps based on standard web technologies like CSS3, HTML5, and JavaScript DETROIT, MICHIGAN–(Marketwire – Oct. 16, 2012) – SAE Convergence 2012 (booth 815) – Mobile app developers see car infotainment as a potentially lucrative new market, and automakers want to leverage the talents of the mobile community – but […]

QNX to Include Support for NVIDIA Tegra Processor Family in QNX CAR 2 Application Platform

QNX and NVIDIA to showcase advanced infotainment system featuring live Google Earth navigation at SAE Convergence 2012 DETROIT, MICHIGAN–(Marketwire – Oct. 16, 2012) – SAE Convergence 2012 (booths 815, 809) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car infotainment and telematics systems, today announced that it is working with NVIDIA […]

RIM VP Explains how BlackBerry 10 will avoid Android security issues

One of the biggest selling points of BlackBerry 10 is that it is built off of the QNX microkernel.  This fact comes into play for multiple scenarios, however it is truly beneficial when it comes to security, and especially how it will help BlackBerry 10 avoid any of the security issues we see on Android. […]

QNX Auto And Blackberry 10

Automotive Product Marketing Manager Andy Gryc from QNX held a web seminar last month about “Understanding Mobile Apps for Automotive”. QNX Auto is going to be mobile apps for autos, hence the name. At the seminar Andy talked about how developers could get their apps into the auto mobile platform. He talked about the difference […]

EcoCAR 2 Challenge Sponsered in Part by RIM and QNX

QNX and RIM are sponsoring a program called EcoCAR 2. “Established by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and General Motors, EcoCAR 2 challenges 15 North American universities to create a greener vehicle without compromising performance, safety, and consumer acceptability. ” Hit the break for more!

Microsoft’s Surface NOT a Threat to Blackberry!

With the release of newly announced tablet from Microsoft in their new “Surface” line of devices, in all of its glory, to become a competitor in the tablet market. RIM steps in to let us know that Microsoft Surface is not a threat to RIM nor will it change the Blackberry Playbook which is slated to receive its Blackberry 10 update later […]

Dalian Eastern Display Selects QNX for Intelligent Home Appliance

We already saw a press release today from QNX about their plans to team up with SIAT CAS in making a Center for Excellence in China.  Now they have released another press release about their new partnership with Dalian Eastern Display Co., Ltd.  The new partnership with combine QNX’s embedded software with the smart appliances and LCD screens that […]

QNX and SIAT CAS to establish Center of Excellence in China for Embedded Software Systems

QNX has released a few press releases today letting everyone know that they are branching out into some new endeavours.  Not all these new endeavours will directly relate to the QNX side of BlackBerry, but mainly to do the automotive and embedded software solutions that the company is renowned for.  However the partnership to establish […]

The making of the QNX reference vehicle – Jeep Wrangler

Mobile Link Just the other day we told you about how QNX releases first complete photos of new reference design Jeep Wrangler CAR 2, Along with a couple of press releases QNX Brings Power of Personalization to In-Car Infotainment and QNX Demonstrates Facebook Integration in New Reference Vehicle. Today we now have a video showing […]

High School Students Win Prizes In App Building Contest

TechU.me held a App Jam contest at the Ottawa Game Conference, where high school students created apps for a chance at prizes. Some tech companies were sponsoring the prizes which was $1000 scholarships.

QNX Demonstrates Facebook Integration in New Reference Vehicle

Road trip? Tell your car to share your playlist on Facebook. New reference vehicle demonstrates how social media framework will allow automotive apps to become ‘social by design’. DETROIT, Telematics Detroit Conference, June 6, 2012 — QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for the in-car infotainment and telematics market, will demonstrate […]