RIM’s new smartphone OS is BBX

RIM’s new smartphone OS is BBXJust over a week ago, we heard that an in-car entertainment system shown off at QNX Auto Summit Japan 2011 was compatible with iOS, Android and something called BBX.

We assumed that was the name for RIM’s new smartphone OS, and – according to the Financial Post – that is indeed the case.

An article from the Financial Post reads: “For RIM's embattled chief executive tandem of Mr. Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, DevCon is their chance to grab the spotlight, draw developers back to the fold and silence the growing contingent of doubters with what Mr. Balsillie called the "BBX Platform”."

The BlackBerry PlayBook uses a QNX-based operating system, and RIM’s smartphones are expected to follow suit, possibly starting with the BlackBerry Colt. Rumoured BlackBerry Colt specs include a 4.3in display, 5MP camera and 1.2GHz single-core processor. Er…

BlackBerry DevCon Americas gets underway in San Francisco on October 18. Hey, that’s today! Lazaridis has already confirmed that QNX-based phones will be in attendance.

via: CrackBerry

Read more about: Blackberry PlaybookBlackberry OS

Add a comment

You don't need an account to comment. Just enter your email address. We'll keep it private.