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Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in BB OS 10, BlackBerry, BlackBerry PlayBook, CES 2013, handheld and phones, QNX, RIM, Tablet, tech news | 0 comments

QNX Launched New Concept Car at 2013 CES

RIM/BlackBerry acquired QNX in April 2010. QNX a global leader in software platforms for in car telematics and infotainment market.

QNX won CNET Best of 2012 CES award in the Car Tech category the Cloud Porsche Carrera Concept.  July 8 post highlighted Making the QNX Jeep another QNX Concept.

BlackBerry PlayBook is based on the QNX software.  It is also the software for the new BlackBerry 10 phones. BB10 will be very robust with the QNX  Technology. BB 10 will launch Jan 30, 2013.  More on BB 10 later today.

The new concept car features a huge center stack with full HD graphics, optical touch input technology and a physical control knob to be mounted directly on the screen. The screen supports full 3D naviagtion, media player and even as the car’s virtual mechanic.

The 2013 QNX Concept Car is the Bentley Continental GT Coupe. The Bentley Continental GT Coupe Concept features:

  • Full HD graphics with optical Touchscreen Technology
  •  Full 3D Navigation, Media Player and the Cars Virtual Mechanic.
  • Voice Recognition System –  Comes to life and interact with you by saying “Hello Bentley”.  The voice recognition will then tell the media player what you like to hear and the navigation system where you want to go.
  • LTE Connectivity – The car features an LTE radio modem, as well as a Wi-Fi hotspot for devices you bring into the car.
  • Video Conferencing With Realistic Telepresence – Separate cameras for the driver and passenger to provide independent video streams. conferencing with realistic telepresence — Separate cameras for the driver and passenger provide independent video streams, while high-definition voice technology from QNX offers expanded bandwidth for greater realism, as well as stereo telepresence for making the remote caller sound as if they’re sitting right next to you.
  • Check out all features at QNX Blog

Take a “lookinsyde” of QNX Car for 2013 CES the New Bentley Continental GT Coupe in the video below:

You may or may not know that you encounter 30 QNX-Controlled Systems everyday, here are a few:

  • Use Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube – QNX provides the software foundation which handle the data, voice, and video traffic everyday.
  • Taking a Flight – QNX is the core to pilot-training simulators and air-traffic control systems worldwide.
  • When you turn on the lights – QNX control power-genration systems globally, from wind turbines, nuclear stations, and hydroelectric planets.
  • TV – QNX controls TV station by delivering cable signals. It also powers universal remotes.
  • OnStar – QNX deploys several car modes and automatically call for help in a accidents.
  • Medical Devices – QNX Lasik system, ECG, Angiography, ECG, Heart monitors, and Bone Density Analyzers.
  • Casino Gaming Terminals also use QNX

 

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Posted by on Oct 16, 2012 in apple, BlackBerry PlayBook, Tablet, tech news | 0 comments

iPad Mini

It’s official, Apple released press invitations for the iPad Mini Event. The invite simply says, “We’ve got a little more to show you.” The event will take place in San Jose on Oct. 23 at 10:00 a.m. PT.

The iPad Mini is expected to be much smaller and will follow BlackBerry PlayBook in producing a 7 inch screen tablet.

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Posted by on Oct 7, 2012 in BlackBerry, BlackBerry PlayBook, RIM, Tablet, tech news | 0 comments

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.10 Update

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1.0.1032 is a free update, some of the features includes improvements for multitasking, social integration and strong communications.

The BlackBerry Bridge improvement now allows you to view, respond and compose new SMS messages on the PlayBook when connected to a BB smartphone over Bluetooth.

Email and PIM Enhancements added optional portrait mode to access email, calendar, and contacts in portrait mode. The layout arranges the data onscreen to display critical information in portrait mode, and automatically returning to the expanded view in landscape mode.

Improved Android App Support includes Multi-Windows Applications, Camera Support and In-App payments. Richer app experience with improved Android runtime.  Running apps in separate windows allows you to multi-task between apps easier.

Print To Go Over Wi-Fi –  Print documents from your PC to a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet that may be connected on a completely different network, providing a true solution for rapid document transfer to your tablet.

For all of BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 Click Here

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Posted by on Sep 27, 2012 in BlackBerry PlayBook, RIM, Tablet, tech news | 0 comments

Free Sherlock Holmes Movie For BlackBerry PlayBook

If you want the complimentary Sherlock Holmes Movie for BB PlayBook follow the instructions below.

U.S. Download
1. Go to BlackBerry.roxionow.com/redeem
2. Enter the code WATSON
3. If you already have a BlackBerry Video Store account, log in. If not, create one.
4. Download the free BlackBerry Video Store app on your PlayBook.
5. Log into the app and go to My Library, Sherlock Holmes should be under Movies.
6. Click to download

The download may take about 5 mins.

Canada

1. Go to blackberrycanada.roxionow.com/redeem
2. Enter the code SHERLOCK
3. If you already have a BlackBerry Video Store account, log in. If not, create one
4. Download the free BlackBerry Video Store app on your PlayBook
5. Log in to the app and go to My Library. You should see Sherlock Holmes under Movies
6. Click to download

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