RIM’s BlackBerry Dev Con is going on right now, but the big news so far is that BlackBerry’s ballyhooed new QNX platform for smartphones and tablets is called BBX. We’ll update you with more details about the HTML5-embracing new platform as we get them. [RIM via Twitter]
Motorola has just unveiled their new MotoACTV, a compact fitness monitoring MP3 player that tracks your performance, heartbeat and provides motivation through song selection and an audible fitness coach.
Remember in Predator when Jess Ventura is unleashing his M-134 Mini-gun into the forest? It was being fed by an ammo box strapped to his back. Turns out, that wasn’t an actual piece of Army kit, at least until members of the Iowa National Guard created it themselves.
For all the power and connectivity that modern mobile devices offer these days, why are we still typing on screens (or, God forbid, numerical pads) barely three fingers wide? A new weareable GUI system aims to turn any surface within arm’s reach into an input device.