QNX and Qualcomm Snapdragon Automotive Solutions CAR Platform Demo at MWC 2014

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During the 2014 International CES event, Qualcomm and QNX Software Systems announced and demoed the world’s first in-car infotainment system powered by Snapdragon Automotive Solutions. Now, at Mobile World Congress 2014, Qualcomm and QNX are bringing you the QNX CAR Platform Demo—this time in the form of a specially modified Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG—to showcase the latest features of…

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Octa-core 64-bit BlackBerry Phone Arriving September 2014?

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We first exclusively told you that BlackBerry was in fact working on a octa-core 64-bit BlackBerry device. Our sources revealed that the yet to-be-determined-project-name wouldn’t see its debut until 2015 and would sport the 2.5GHz Snapdragon MSM8994. However, Pocket-Lint is now reporting their source claims it will arrive this year. According to their “trusted source, who…

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BlackBerry Planning Octa-core 64-bit Device by 2015

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The rumored BlackBerry Ontario, which is apart of the O-series, recently had benchmarks surface. BlackBerry will be utilizing the 2.3GHz Snapdragon MSM8974 quad-core Krait in the Ontario. Additionally, BlackBerry will utilize this same MSM8974 Qualcomm chip in the W-series (QWERTY device) and B-series (All-touch). Even though the future of high-end BlackBerry devices seems strong, it…

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Cerberus, Qualcomm in Talks to Join BlackBerry Bid with Co-Founders

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Reportedly, Cerberus Capital Management LP is near an agreement to jointly pursue a bid for BlackBerry Ltd. with two of the beleaguered smartphone maker’s co-founders, according to people familiar with the matter. Cerberus is discussing a possible joint bid for BlackBerry with Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin, who were part of a team that co-founded…

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No Octo-core BlackBerry Smartphone, Unless Qualcomm is Dropped

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Thought you were getting a quad-core BlackBerry smartphone this year with the A-Series? We’ve already discussed how that’s not happening. If you were hoping one day for an octo-core BlackBerry within the next year then you were really dreaming. Qualcomm, the company behind the Snapdragon chipsets used in the last few generations of BlackBerry devices,…

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Texture Compression and GPUs on BlackBerry 10

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BlackBerry has just published some very important information about GPU and texture compression on BlackBerry 10. There are two different GPUs available for the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone: Imagination GPU and Qualcomm GPU. The reason this is important to note is because if you built a game on a Dev Alpha A, you will have to…

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