LG selects QNX to provide solutions for next-gen automotive systems

LG selects QNX to provide solutions for next-gen automotive systems

In addition to all the other QNX announcements coming out of CES 2015, QNX has also announced that LG has chosen the company to provide them with software platforms for their next-generation automotive systems including the QNX CAR Platform for Infotainment, the QNX Neutrino Operating System (OS), the QNX OS for Automotive Safety, the QNX Momentics Tool Suite, and finally QNX Acoustics for...

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QNX provides software platform for Volkswagen infotainment systems

NX provides software platform for Volkswagen infotainment systems

If you're shopping for a Touareg, Passat, Polo, Golf, or Golf GTI, you may be pleased to know the infotainment systems in those 2015 models will be powered by QNX. Announced today at CES 2015, the systems in those models will offer realtime traffic information, points-of-interest search, reverse camera display, voice control, Bluetooth connectivity, rich multimedia support, four-zone...

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QNX achieves new milestone in automotive market

QNX has now announced a new milestone for the subsidiary of BlackBerry Limited. It now has more than 50 percent market share with its software having now been deployed in the infotainment and telematics systems of more than 50 million vehicles, including brands such as Acura, Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Land Rover, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Toyota, and...

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QNX helps automakers gear up for Integrated Driving Experiences at 2015 CES

With CES 2015 now up and running, QNX has pushed several announcements out surrounding what they have in store for CES, including showing off the new QNX technology concept car, based on a Maserati Quattroporte GTS. "From vision sensors to smartphones, the car is experiencing a massive influx of new technologies, and automakers must blend these in a way that is simple, helpful, and...

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Receive 44% off this ultra-rugged case and holster combo for BlackBerry Q10 today

Receive 44% off this ultra-rugged case and holster combo for BlackBerry Q10 today

Eliminate the need for different cases for every scenario. With this durable CONVERT Combo from Seidio, you get a slim hard case for casual protection, a rugged skin and skeleton for demanding outdoor use and even a tough swivel holster to clip it all into at your side. A serious case for serious users.

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Track your CrossFit workouts with xFit WOD for BlackBerry 10

Track your CrossFit workouts with xFit WOD for BlackBerry 10

For those who adhere to the CrossFit strength and conditioning program for their workouts then there is this new application to aid you. If you are not familiar with CrossFit, it incorporates various different types of high-intensity workouts including aerobic exercise, gymnastics, and Olympic weight training to improve fitness, endurance stamina and strength. This simple and native...

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NVIDIA Drive CX is an all-new digital cockpit for your vehicle

NVIDIA Drive CX is an all-new digital cockpit

As part of NVIDIA's CES press conference tonight, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang, unveiled a new generation of digital cockpit called NVIDIA Drive CX platform, which is powered by NVIDIA's Tegra X1 and includes runtime software known as DRIVE Studio and can run across most every major OS found in automobiles such as QNX, Linux and Android. "Mobile supercomputing will be central to tomorrow...

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Shortcuts app adds the ability to create Voice Notes and home screen shortcuts in latest version

If you are a person always searching for ways to be more productive and reducing the number of clicks it takes to perform actions then this application is for you. Designed for those who prefer typing over clicking, we've featured Shortcuts before in the weekly roundup and it is an extremely useful tool for invoking your most common actions by just typing one, two, or three keystrokes in the...

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Take a trip down memory lane with Sonic CD - free today from Amazon

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It may be Sunday and for many of us a day to relax, but that doesn't mean we can't hit up some awesome retro gaming on our BlackBerry 10 devices. Amazon have given us another beauty as their free app of the day - this time it's Sonic CD. I'm old enough to remember when Sonic the Hedgehog first hit the scene and those memories have been reproduced with this version of the game, which has the...

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Carrefour and Axiom Telecom now stocking the BlackBerry Classic in UAE

While the initial launch of the BlackBerry Classic in UAE was limited to the BlackBerry Store at the Dubai Mall, the device has now filtered through to several other retail outlets in UAE and KSA. Both Axiom Telecom and Carrefour are now offering the device across retail locations. I highlight the retail locations because right now, those are the only places you can pick up the device if you...

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BlackBerry Classic now available at Selfridges

BlackBerry Classic

If you live in the UK and want to order yourself a BlackBerry Classic, you have a few options already such as Vodafone Business, O2, ShopBlackBerry and Clove but aside from ShopBlackBerry, few of those have actually started shipping as of yet, with most reporting mid-January delivery. If you're wanting to skip the waiting and get yourself a Blackberry Classic as soon as possible, Selfridges...

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Jamie's 20 Minute Meals - free today from the Amazon Appstore

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Whether you're into cooking or just looking for some inspiration, today could be the perfect way to get creative in the kitchen thanks to Amazon and Jamie Oliver. Normally just short of five bucks, Jamie's 20 Minute Meals is Amazon's free app of the day and after downloading it onto my BlackBerry Passport it looks to be a real sizzler! It's not just all about listing recipes with this one as...

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Are you in fitness mode? CascaRun PRO gets a fresh update for 2015

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At the start of any new year many of us like to get back on the fitness bandwagon, either because we've consumed too much food and booze over the holidays or because it's the perfect time to make some improvements with New Years resolutions. CascaRun PRO has received a welcome update for 2015 and as this one's my BlackBerry 10 fitness app of choice I'm rather pleased to see some new features...

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Angel Cat Sugar Stickers now available in the BBM Shop

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A new BBM Sticker pack is available in the BBM Shop if you're a sticker kinda person and it goes by the name of Angel Cat Sugar. This one comes from Yuko Shimizu, the original creator of Hello Kitty so it should be pretty popular. It's certainly not very masculine so I'll be taking a rain check on this one, but if it suits your style then you can grab this one for a couple of bucks and as...

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Small carrier US Mobile is now selling the BlackBerry Classic for $499

BlackBerry Classic

US Mobile has apparently become the first wireless carrier in the United States to sell the BlackBerry Classic. The smartphone is available in black from the carrier and priced at $499 without a contract. The Washington, D.C.-based carrier says that it has "a nationwide 4G LTE network that reaches more than 230 million Americans, and international calling to over 200 countries and...

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BlackBerry Z3 strolls into the FCC seeking approval

BlackBerry Z3 strolls into the FCC seeking approval

Yes, you read that correctly. According documents freshly published at the FCC, a new version of the BlackBerry Z3 (STJ100-2 to be exact) is currently awaiting approval from the organization. Given the history of the device and rumors surrounding possible successors to it such as the 'Manitoba' and 'Rio', this listing feels a bit out of place. In total, there's four submissions for this new...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for January 2, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup for January 2, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Happy New Year everyone. Hope you all enjoyed the holiday with your loved ones and getting ready for the weekend. This is going to be an exciting year I can just feel it. How can it not be, we have our #CESlive 2015 coverage kicking things off next week from the Las Vegas Convention Center! Be sure to tune in to our coverage of the event including interviews, events,...

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Smartphone Futurology: The science behind your next phone's battery

Smartphone Futurology: The science behind your next phone's battery

Smartphone Futurology, Part 1The science behind your next phone's battery by Shen Ye January 2, 2015 There's more going on in your smartphone battery than you might think Welcome to Smartphone Futurology. In this new series of science-filled articles, Mobile Nations guest contributor (and all-around good guy to know) Shen Ye walks through...

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SketchBook now available in BlackBerry World

SketchBook now available in BlackBerry World

Let me start by greeting you all a Happy New Year! Hope you all had a great one and brought in the new year in your own special way.  Before the new year, we brought you a sneak peek into an upcoming app called SketchBook, for BlackBerry 10 smartphones. A lovely sketchbook app that runs pretty smoothly and great for those who love to sketch. I've already used to doodle a few things. I've used...

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Sony turned to BlackBerry to keep working after cyberattack

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Thanksgiving this year was a bad time for Sony Pictures Entertainment, and that's putting it lightly. Hackers known as The Guardians of Peace managed to take over entire portions of their internal systems which led to the theft of a ton of personally identifiable information about Sony Pictures Entertainment employees, movie scripts, information about movie deals, and even full versions of...

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