BlackBerry DevCon 2011

RIM goes big on PlayBook gaming at BlackBerry DevCon

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Gaming was a massive part of BlackBerry DevCon 2011 last week, thanks not only to a range of high-grade developer tools becoming available to game makers, but also lots of releases. We got a sneak peak at big-name title, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, during the DevCon general keynote, and took some time…

BBX will not host legacy Java BlackBerry apps

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Today, RIM announced their upcoming operating system for smartphones – a re-jiggered version of the QNX OS on their PlayBook tablet called BBX. Backwards compatibility with classic BlackBerry applications was once in the cards, but RIM’s Alec Saunders has confirmed that Java apps did not make the cut. After trying to emulate the Java ME…

RIM introduces new BlackBerry OS – BBX

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We’re mid-liveblog right now at the BlackBerry DevCon general session, but a press release just crossed the wire outlining RIM’s announcements for the show. BBX will support Adobe AIR 3.0, have a native SDK UI tool called Cascades, and a ton of HTML 5 support. Here’s the press release – we’ll have more soon!

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