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BlackBerry PlayBook Android app compatibility arriving in fall?

08/03/2011, Before they PlayBook hit the market, RIM officially announced that the tablet will be able to run Android apps. In fact, it was one of the selling points of the tablet – after all, who wouldn’t want a device that was capable of running QNX,...

Facebook for BlackBerry 2.0 released

07/27/2011, Who doesn’t use Facebook on their mobile phone device in this day and age? Pretty much everybody is connected to the world’s largest social network, be it on their computer, cellphones or even tablets. While the Facebook experience isn’t...

RIM purchases JayCut

07/24/2011, It looks like RIM is focusing on improving the video capabilities of the BlackBerry PlayBook. The company has announced the acquisition of JayCut – the creators of the JayCut premier online video editor. RIM mentioned on its blog that the BlackBerry...

AT&T approves BlackBerry Bridge

07/01/2011, Before the BlackBerry PlayBook was released, it was mentioned that the tablet will need to pair up with another BlackBerry device in order to make use of certain functions such as checking emails and accessing the calendar on the tablet. While every other...

10″ BlackBerry PlayBook scrapped?

06/29/2011, Ever since the BlackBerry PlayBook was announced, there were plenty of rumors flying around hinting at RIM eventually releasing a larger version of the tablet shipping later this year. But now it looks like it’s not going to happen. The folks over...

BlackBerry News for the BlackBerry PlayBook released

06/09/2011, It looks like RIM really is serious about getting apps out for their recently released tablet. The company has just announced the release of a new app for the BlackBerry PlayBook. Called BlackBerry News, it functions as its namesake – letting people...

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook updated to 1.0.5

06/07/2011, In addition to the v1.0.5 update to the operating system that the PlayBook has received, the Facebook app on the BlackBerry PlayBook has been given a major boost, adding a whole bunch of new features that bring the tablet PlayBook experience closer to the...

BlackBerry PlayBook OS Gets In-App Payments

06/07/2011, We all know that the BlackBerry PlayBook is one great piece of technology, but its success has been marred mostly due to the lack of apps available for the system, and its dependence on having a BlackBerry phone to tether to. Well, the software side has...

WiMAX-enabled BlackBerry PlayBook is very close to shipping?

05/30/2011, We do know that there will be a WiMAX-enabled BlackBerry PlayBook rolling out sometime down the road, but there is no word on an exact date just yet. However, some enterprising sleuths who decided to rely on the power of Google managed to uncover a secret...

BlackBerry PlayBook disassembled on video

05/24/2011, While we know that the BlackBerry PlayBook was taken apart only hours after it went on sale, iFixit’s guide only had text instructions and photographs to guide users through the process – not a very intuitive guide for folks who would rather have...

RIM: the PlayBook is not a flop

05/23/2011, The BlackBerry PlayBook has been out for awhile now, and we seem to be hearing more and more rumors about the tablet being a flop, with high return rates and underwhelming sales. However, we’ve also heard reports about the PlayBook selling as...

RIM recalls more than 900 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets

05/15/2011, The bad news surrounding the BlackBerry PlayBook by Research In Motion (RIM) does seem to pile up by the day – we have unofficial word via a Staples memo RIM will be recalling more than 900 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets, and since the memo failed to...

Angry Birds to arrive on BlackBerry PlayBook

05/03/2011, Rovio’s hugely popular franchise, Angry Birds, has already gotten so many people hooked across multiple platforms, that even a movie has been made out of it – Rio. Well, the recently launched BlackBerry PlayBook is considered to be...

Facebook app for BlackBerry PlayBook announced

05/02/2011, [Blackberry World] When the PlayBook first arrived, many people were disappointed with the lack of apps that were available with the device. As mentioned in our PlayBook review, there were no email, calendar, video chat, and even basic apps like Facebook...