BlackBerry Smart Phone Rumors for 2011: Dual-Core Processors, QNX OS and 3D Displays

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RIM’s BlackBerry line of smart phones could be looking at a complete makeover next year. Think dual-core processors, QNX’s new tablet OS making the transition to RIM’s phones and possibly even glasses free 3D displays. Excited? I am. Dual-core BlackBerry smartphones: Like with desktop and laptop PCs, multi-core processors are the inevitable next step in smart phone ...

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Future Multi-core BlackBerrys Will Run QNX’s PlayBook OS, Verizon Launching BB OS 6 Soon

BlackBerry Bold 9650 and Curve 3G 9330 Verizon flyer showing BlackBerry OS 6

Research In Motion’s Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis spoke last night at the D: Dive Into Mobile conference and when he wasn’t confusing the heck out of the interviewers or the crowd he did mention that RIM’s recently acquired QNX division’s PlayBook tablet OS will appear on BlackBerry smartphones once they transition to dual-core processors. Unfortunately, there ...

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BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet to Sell for Less than $500

  Starting in the first quarter of 2011, the BlackBerry PlayBook will be sold for less than $500. Bloomberg also quoted Co-CEO of Research In Motion (RIM)—Jim Balsillie—saying that the PlayBook tablet will be “very competitively priced.” It is unclear if the presumable $499 price tag for the tablet refers to the Wi-Fi only model that ...

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BlackBerry Maker RIM Might Be Bought: Cisco and Microsoft Possiblities

How is this for a rumor? The maker of the BlackBerry smartphone series—Research In Motion (RIM)—might be the target for a takeover.  Shaw Wu, an analyst for Kaufman Bros., claims that while it is a possibility that is helping fuel RIM’s stock price (RIMM) rise of 12% over the past couple of days (along with ...

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The BlackBerry PlayBook Gains Momentum, RIM and Adobe BFFs?

The coming BlackBerry PlayBook tablet looks very promising and to ensure developer support, Research In Motion (RIM) is throwing its weight behind Adobe’s Flash and AIR platforms. An SDK for developing Adobe AIR applications for the PlayBook has already hit the internet along with a device emulator for the PlayBook to test apps on before ...

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QNX BlackBerry Tablet OS Still Very, Very Not Done

The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is expected to be released sometime in early 2011—at least according to Research In Motion (RIM). RIM, who is developing the PlayBook tablet to compliment its BlackBerry smartphones decided to scrap its new BlackBerry OS 6 for the tablet and is using its recently acquired QNX Software Systems to build a ...

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Storm 3 and 4 On the Way from RIM: BlackBerry OS 6 and QNX Tablet OS to Power Them

Research In Motion Inc. (RIM)—the maker of the popular BlackBerry smartphone—canceled the Storm 3 9570 recently. It was supposed to come out for Verizon Wireless and be a refresh of the Storm 2. The Storm 2 is incapable of running the new BlackBerry OS 6 adequately and the Storm 9570 was supposed to be a ...

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Will the Real Storm 3 Please Stand up? Two are Coming

The BlackBerry Storm 3 is not dead yet. According to analyst company Jefferies & Co., a Storm 3 model will probably be released at the end of November 2010. The Storm 3 9570 that had been expected to be a refresh of the Storm 2 9550 on Verizon Wirelesses network was canceled near the beginning ...

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No Storm3 9570 from BlackBerry: Mini PlayBook Maybe?

The rumors about the now canceled BlackBerry Storm3 described an amazing device. The Storm3 9570 that was leaked and then canceled by BlackBerry maker Research In Motin (RIM) was definitely not the device the rumors were talking about. Being a simple Storm2 refresh designed to allow BlackBerry OS 6 to run on Verizon's CDMA network, ...

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Issues Keep the BlackBerry PlayBook out of Stores for the Holidays

The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet might have been the perfect gift for the tech savvy on your shopping list this holiday season. Unfortunately, with its early 2011 launch date now, the PlayBook won't be under anyone's Christmas tree this year. Why is Research In Motion (RIM) planning on launching the PlayBook after the holidays? Because it ...

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RIM Might Be Using QNX’s BlackBerry Tablet OS for its Smartphones Eventually

 Research In Motion (RIM) might just end up using the still in development BlackBerry Tablet OS for all of its smartphones in the future. The Wall Street Journal already hinted at the possibility from information it gathered from its sources last week, and now RIM's senior vice president of the BlackBerry Platform—Alan Brenner—has hinted at ...

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