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RIM refutes BlackBerry PlayBook battery life problems

12/30/2010, RIM has taken the time to issue a statement, refuting recent reports that its upcoming PlayBook tablet has been delayed due to battery life issues. According to the reports, the poor battery life was due to RIM’s use of the QNX operating system that...

BlackBerry PlayBook delayed due to poor battery life?

12/28/2010, In what isn’t very good news for BlackBerry supporters, a Kaufman Brothers analyst claims that RIM might be forced to delay the release of its first tablet device, the BlackBerry PlayBook. The reason for the delay is due to the poor battery life of a...

Bigger PlayBook and multi-processor BlackBerrys coming your way

12/08/2010, RIM’s co-CEO Mike Lazaridis did parade the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet at a WSJ conference last night, and out of that came more interesting news – it seems that there will be a bigger PlayBook in the works, and not only that, you can expect...

RIM Now Accepting App World Submissions For PlayBook Apps

12/07/2010, Developers out there who are excited about RIM’s upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook tablet should be happy to hear that RIM has opened the BlackBerry App World vendor portal to begin accepting PlayBook apps. While there isn’t an official release...

BlackBerry PlayBook Rumored To Be Priced From $399

11/24/2010, We previously caught wind that the BlackBerry PlayBook would be priced below $500, now some rumored pricing for the tablet has surfaced, listing the pricing for the device at $399, $499 and $599 for the 8GB, 16GB and 32GB version respectively. That being...

BlackBerry PlayBook compared to iPad in video

11/16/2010, You might say that the conclusion of this video is biased since it was produced by the folks over at Research In Motion (RIM), but for what it is worth, just check out what the BlackBerry PlayBook is capable of when it is pitted against the iPad. The...

RIM Releases BlackBerry PlayBook Simulator For Developers

10/25/2010, By now most of us already know that apps are incredibly important to the success of a platform, and as such, it’s good news that RIM has released the BlackBerry PlayBook simulator, allowing you to fiddle with the QNX-based operating system from the...

BlackBerry PlayBook could cost $300

09/28/2010, John Jackson, an analyst from CSS Insight, has managed to cough up a number for the recently announced BlackBerry PlayBook tablet – stating that it will cost anywhere from $300 to $350. This is just purely speculation at point of publishing, since...

Will BlackBerry Messenger Get Video Calling?

09/27/2010, With Apple’s introduction of FaceTime video chatting on its iPhone 4, video chatting seems to be in vogue again. You might have noticed that RIM’s freshly-announced PlayBook tablet features front and back cameras, which had led to speculation...

Amazon To Launch Kindle App On The BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet

09/27/2010, With the announcement of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet still fresh in everyone’s mind, Amazon is quick to jump on the PlayBook bandwagon with the announcement that it will be launching its popular Kindle app for said tablet. Specific features...

BlackBerry Playbook Tablet unveiled, looks impressive

09/27/2010, BlackBerry has (finally) announced its tablet. Called Playbook, the BlackBerry tablet features a 7″ (1024×600) touch display, a dual-core processor, Flash 10.1 and a micro-USB connector that is nowhere to be found on the iPad (without an...