RIM to License BlackBerry OS 10 Says CEO

By Monday, August 13, 2012 0 , Permalink 0

Bloomberg has it from RIM CEO Thorsten Heins that BlackBerry OS 10 is nearing its final stages of testing and that the Canadian company is pondering over ways in which it can license the OS to other handset manufacturers.  Built on QNX operating system, the BlackBerry OS 10 has been already delayed and early 2013 is the dubbed launch date of the OS.

“QNX is already licensed across the automotive sector — we could do that with BB10 if we chose to,” said the CEO in an interview with Bloomberg. “The platform can be licensed.” he added.

It seems that the obstacles behind integrating the operating system blocks have been overcome and the BlackBerry OS 10 is finally coming together. BlackBerry has already revealed earlier that multitasking in going to be an important part of the new OS and switching to a new application while the other one is still running is going to be the focus area. The OS 10 will also feature an improved browser.

RIM has already announced its 4G LTE PlayBook earlier this month which has already been released in its home turf Canada.