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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]