The BlackBerry PlayBook was certainly a beauty to behold, but unfortunately for the Canada-based company, their tablet did not do too well, and it could have been a case of “once bitten, twice shy” for them as there did not seem to be any plans for BlackBerry to produce a tablet to go along with the recently introduced BlackBerry 10 operating system. Well, things might have taken a U-turn with CEO Thorsten Heins being open to the idea of rolling out a tablet that will run on the BlackBerry 10 operating system.
Heins shared in an interview that should there be a new slate from the company, it will have to “integrate with other screen environments”, which unsurprisingly, was the goal of the original BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in the first place. Surprisingly, the previous quarter that ended in March saw shipments of the PlayBook actually increase, as PlayBook tablets are able to run BlackBerry 10 with a simple software update, so perhaps this might prove to be a window of opportunity for BlackBerry on the whole to go on the offensive for the tablet front.
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