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RIM Unveils Converged OS For Tablets, Smartphones

10/18/2011 04:25:41 PM Eastern

San Francisco - Research In
Motion (RIM) unveiled a unified OS for future smartphones and tablets, said to
combine the best attributes of its BlackBerry smartphone OS and the QNX tablet

BlackBerry BBX OS will support
future BlackBerry cloud services, native and HTML5 apps, more advanced graphics,
and so-called "Super App" capabilities, such as deep integration
between apps, always-on push services, the planned BBM Social Platform for
social networking, and other capabilities.

For the OS, applications can be
developed using any of the developer tools available today for the BlackBerry
PlayBook, RIM said. The tools include Native SDK, Adobe AIR/Flash and
WebWorks/HTML5, as well as the BlackBerry Runtime for Android Apps.


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