RIM has just confirmed that their PlayBook tablet will be receiving the BlackBerry 10 operating system update in due time, which is definitely a step up from the PlayBook OS 2.0. Regardless of which operating system the PlayBook runs on, it will still be QNX-based, and according to Rob Orr, Vice President of Product Management at Research in Motion, “We’ve said publicly a number of times that our first BB10 handset will be available towards the end of 2012, and that’s still firmly the case. At some point after the launch we’ll bring BB10 to our PlayBooks, yes.” No idea on whether RIM will be working on a new PlayBook model down the road considering how sales of the current PlayBook has proved to be less than encouraging, but perhaps with BlackBerry 10 OS “injected”, it might just provide the right boost or shot in the arm that RIM so badly needs. Do you think that the advent of BlackBerry 10 OS will eventually see RIM through their darker days, or would they need a complete overhaul – both software and hardware?

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