QNX archive

  • QNX car platform 2.0 concept in a Bentley Continental GTC pictures and hands-on
    Cars

    QNX car platform 2.0 concept in a Bentley Continental GTC pictures and hands-on

    By 14 January 2013

    QNX is probably the biggest company you’ve never heard of, when it comes to in-car tech. Wholly owned by RIM of BlackBerry fame, the company’s on-board operating system sees service in the vehicles of most car manufacturers you care to name and in...

  • Jeep Wrangler with futuristic dashboard courtesy of RIM-owned QNX shown off
    Cars

    Jeep Wrangler with futuristic dashboard courtesy of RIM-owned QNX shown off

    By 8 June 2012

    QNX has been talking about the future of cars, and it's all about customisation. The operating system has been demoed in a Jeep Wrangler Sahara and sees the digital instrument cluster (that’s a dashboard to us Brits) configured according to your personal...

  • BlackBerry developers make more money
    Phones

    BlackBerry developers make more money

    By 18 October 2011

    BlackBerry developers make more money according to Research In Motion, the company that makes BlackBerry smartphones and the PlayBook tablet.  "If you put it on our platform, you'll make more money," execs were keen to tell delegates to the company’s...

  • BBX: The one future platform for all BlackBerry users, coming 2012
    Phones

    BBX: The one future platform for all BlackBerry users, coming 2012

    By 18 October 2011

    Research In Motion has announced BBX at Devcon in San Francisco on Tuesday as it looks to merge its phone and tablet operating systems together. The new platform promises a single unified platform for the company’s smartphones, tablets, embed devices...

  • Big PlayBook update coming October, adds Video Store, Android, email and more
    Tablets

    Big PlayBook update coming October, adds Video Store, Android, email and more

    By 16 September 2011

    RIM has promised a "big update" for its PlayBook tablet in October as it moves to try and improve lacklustre sales over the last quarter. In a conference call following the company’s latest earning report, that saw revenue down 15 per cent and profits...

  • QNX powered BlackBerry smartphone set for release this year?
    Phones

    QNX powered BlackBerry smartphone set for release this year?

    By 16 August 2011

    The BlackBerry Colt, the rumoured QNX powered smartphone, could be set for launch before the end of the year according to a story posted on Tweakers.net.  The blog cites several sources pointing to an earlier 2011 release for the new handset. Specs themselves...

  • 2012 release for first BlackBerry QNX smartphone?
    Phones

    2012 release for first BlackBerry QNX smartphone?

    By 9 August 2011

    Did the "largest global launch of BlackBerry smartphones in history" leave you wanting more? Are you craving some PlayBook style QNX action on a BB smartphone? If so, we've got good news and bad news for you. The good news - a QNX smartphone is on course...

  • 10-inch BlackBerry PlayBook scrapped in favour of QNX smartphone?
    Phones

    10-inch BlackBerry PlayBook scrapped in favour of QNX smartphone?

    By 29 June 2011

    Holding out for a 10-inch version of the BlackBerry PlayBook? Well don't expect to be getting your hands on it anytime soon, despite earlier rumours suggesting it could land this year. The reason for the no-show? A BlackBerry smartphone packing the QNX...

  • BlackBerry PlayBook   review
    Tablets 4 out of 5

    BlackBerry PlayBook review

    By 11 May 2011

    Six months after it was first announced in San Francisco, Research In Motion’s tablet is finally here. But has it been worth the wait, should you be resisting your urges for an iPad, and has RIM with its new operating system got what it takes? We’ve...

  • BlackBerry PlayBook 1.0.3 update out 3 May
    Tablets

    BlackBerry PlayBook 1.0.3 update out 3 May

    By 2 May 2011

    BlackBerry maker, RIM, has confirmed it will be rolling out it’s first major update to it’s BlackBerry PlayBook on Monday. The new Over The Air update will roll out in the US on 2 May and be available for the device when it launches elsewhere in...

  • BlackBerry OS 7 tipped for November
    Phones

    BlackBerry OS 7 tipped for November

    By 8 March 2011

    RIM could launch BB OS 7, a new iteration of its operating system, later this year if details on a leaked document are correct. While RIM hasn’t been coy that it will be eventually merging its current operating system, this is the first time details...

  • BlackBerry boss talks NFC, Android, Apple and PlayBook
    Phones

    BlackBerry boss talks NFC, Android, Apple and PlayBook

    By 4 March 2011

    While Apple with the iPhone and Google with its Android platform get plenty of coverage in the press, RIM’s BlackBerry phones were still the number one selling smartphone in the UK in January 2011. It’s not surprising. There are over 55 million BlackBerry...

  • BlackBerry PlayBook to be Android appy?
    Tablets

    BlackBerry PlayBook to be Android appy?

    By 11 February 2011

    Like the look of the BlackBerry PlayBook, but concerned about the obvious lack of apps? Well, worry no longer as reports suggest that the QNX platform tablet could be compatible with the thousands (130 of them at the last count) of Android apps. A Bloomberg...

  • More confirmation that QNX coming to BlackBerry smartphones
    Phones

    More confirmation that QNX coming to BlackBerry smartphones

    By 29 September 2010

    RIM has confirmed to Pocket-lint that QNX and the BlackBerry OS will eventually become a single symbiotic entity in the future. Although refusing to be drawn on the specifics of when that future might be, Alan Panezic, vice president platform product...

  • QNX BlackBerry Tablet OS: detailed and explained
    Phones

    QNX BlackBerry Tablet OS: detailed and explained

    By 28 September 2010

    RIM, the makers of BlackBerry have launched a new tablet device called the BlackBerry PlayBook, and with it a new operating system which is currently going by the moniker of the BlackBerry Tablet OS. That BlackBerry Tablet OS is actually powered by a...

  • DEVCON10: BlackPad tablet talk reaches fever pitch
    Tablets

    DEVCON10: BlackPad tablet talk reaches fever pitch

    By 27 September 2010

    Talk on the conference floor that RIM will launch its tablet device, the BlackBerry BlackPad, has reached fever pitch as the countdown to DEVCON 2010 moves into its final hour. Although RIM is playing coy as to whether or not its CEO Michael Lazaridis...

  • BlackPad: No place for BlackBerry 6
    Tablets

    BlackPad: No place for BlackBerry 6

    By 23 August 2010

    Research In Motion is to utilise the Unix-like operating system of QNX Software in its forthcoming tablet, rather than running its own latest mobile OS, BlackBerry 6. Reports suggest that RIM has decided to use QNX Software, which the Canadian mobile...