playbook, Page 4 ▼


BlackBerry PlayBook shown running Android apps

10/24/2011, One of the selling points that were announced for the BlackBerry PlayBook was its ability to run Android apps – which meant that there would be no shortage of apps at launch despite the fact that it was running a brand new operating system. Well, the...

RIM officially unveils BBX

10/18/2011, It looks like the rumors about BBX being announced at DevCon 2011 turned out to be true. At the BlackBerry DevCon today, RIM officially unveiled its next generation smartphone platform: BBX. After 12 years of churning out phones based on the BlackBerry...

BlackBerry Packager for Android tell-all video

10/18/2011, I guess if there is one positive that you can take from the BlackBerry PlayBook, it would be this – the PlayBook has yet to take the same exit as that of the HP TouchPad. While the hardware is built solid, it seems as though this tablet from RIM has...

RIM releases official statement about PlayBook discounts

09/28/2011, Yesterday we reported that retailers in the US were offering discounts to the BlackBerry PlayBook; well it turns out to be a move by retailers, and not RIM. Like we’re mentioned before, RIM has stated that it will be offering discounts through...

BlackBerry PlayBook prices drop in the US as well

09/26/2011, After reports of the BlackBerry PlayBook having its prices reduced in Canada, it looks like the price cuts are now here in the US too. It’s been reported that retailers nationwide are now offering discounts for RIM’s QNX tablet. Staples has...

BlackBerry PlayBook prices drop in Canada

09/23/2011, After disappointing Q2 results from RIM this year, especially in terms of PlayBook sales, RIM announced that it would be discounting the QNX tablet - but with incentive programs, rebates and deals. However, it looks like retailers in Canada have other...

PlayBook production lines cut by Quanta

09/21/2011, Quanta Computer, the manufacturer behind Research In Motion’s (RIM) PlayBook tablet device, has decided to reduce production figures in their northern Taiwan factory because of a large decrease in orders. Not only that, the news is further...

RIM to cut PlayBook prices and release massive update

09/15/2011, We all know that RIM hasn’t been doing too well, thanks to its recent Q2 financial report where it announced losses and the disappointing sales of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. RIM had only shipped out 200,000 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets in Q2 –...

RIM: only 200,000 PlayBook tablets shipped in Q2

09/15/2011,  At the quarterly financial report today, Research In Motion (RIM) announced some pretty disappointing results. The company announced that it has only managed to ship 200,000 PlayBook tablets for the second quarter of the year. When you take into account...

Evernote released for BlackBerry PlayBook

09/08/2011, According to Evernote’s official blog, its popular cloud storage, note-taking, app, is now available for BlackBerry PlayBook tablets. Previously available on other mobile devices that run iOS, Android and Windows Phone 7, Evernote is finally here...

Native BlackBerry Messenger app for PlayBook spotted?

09/06/2011, One of the most popular features on RIM’s BlackBerry phones is the availability of the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service, so when the PlayBook was released without native BBM, quite a number of folks were disappointed. Sure you could Bridge the...

Best Buy slashes BlackBerry PlayBook price

09/01/2011, Good things come to those who wait – just like the people who didn’t rush out to buy the HP TouchPad, consumers who have been holding out for the BlackBerry PlayBook can rejoice. Best Buy has officially put the QNX tablet on sale, with a...

PlayBook OS 2.0 leaked

08/26/2011, It seems that the next version of the BlackBerry PlayBook operating system, aptly known as PlayBook OS 2.0 has been leaked out – although whether this is done on purpose or on the sly remains to be seen. What we can see from the leaked images point...

Sprint cancels BlackBerry PlayBook 4G sales

08/12/2011, It seems as though Research In Motion (RIM) is going through some rather tough times – what with their BlackBerry range of devices losing market share to rising sales of Android and iOS devices. On the tablet front, their PlayBook did not fare any...