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Price cuts give BlackBerry PlayBook 15% of Canadian market

Price cuts give BlackBerry PlayBook 15% of Canadian market

posted: 16 Feb 2012, 03:26

Solutions Research Group survey of 1,000 Canadians found that the marketshare of the much maligned BlackBerry PlayBook has tripled from 5% of the market to a 15% slice of the pie; since last fall, the Apple iPad has seen its share...

Keyboard case and docking station for BlackBerry PlayBook pictured in backroom at DevCon Europe 2012

Keyboard case and docking station for BlackBerry PlayBook pictured in backroom at DevCon Europe 2012

posted: 14 Feb 2012, 06:22

BlackBerry Czech was able to get pictures taken in a backroom at DevCon Europe 2012 showing a keyboard case for the BlackBerry PlayBook along with a docking station for RIM's tablet;...

New thriller

New thriller "7500" to feature cameos by the BlackBerry PlayBook and BlackBerry Torch 9860

posted: 10 Feb 2012, 00:03

Ok, perhaps star is too strong a word, but RIM was able to score nice product placement roles for the upcoming movie thriller "7500" which is set on a plane flying from Los Angeles to Tokyo;...

RIM giving away BlackBerry PlayBook to Android Developers

RIM giving away BlackBerry PlayBook to Android Developers

posted: 02 Feb 2012, 21:11

RIM is bribing Android developers by offering them a free BlackBerry PlayBook if they submit their repackaged apps for the PlayBook 2.0; apps must be submitted by February 6th to be included the App World update for BlackBerry PlayBook...

BlackBerry PlayBook gets a Sega Genesis emulator, Sonic the Hedgehog approves

BlackBerry PlayBook gets a Sega Genesis emulator, Sonic the Hedgehog approves

posted: 02 Feb 2012, 09:28

A Sega Genesis emulator for the BlackBerry PlayBook has just been released. It can be sideloaded onto the tablet and will let you play some awesome old-school games, assuming you own the ROMs...

February 17th is again believed to bring forth the arrival of BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0.0.7473

February 17th is again believed to bring forth the arrival of BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0.0.7473

posted: 30 Jan 2012, 10:06

Interestingly enough, the latest rumor suggests that OS 2.0.0.7473 will be in fact the actual version that makes it to consumers when the update rolls out – again, it’s that February...

Official Bluetooth mini keyboard for the PlayBook is coming soon, possibly in time for PlayBook 2.0 software release

Official Bluetooth mini keyboard for the PlayBook is coming soon, possibly in time for PlayBook 2.0 software release

posted: 25 Jan 2012, 13:00

Almost a year since it rolled onto the scene, we’re almost nearing the inevitable arrival of an official Bluetooth mini keyboard for the BlackBerry PlayBook,...

New year sale on the BlackBerry PlayBook has been cut short by a week - set to expire on January 28

New year sale on the BlackBerry PlayBook has been cut short by a week - set to expire on January 28

posted: 23 Jan 2012, 23:53

Initially, the sale was expected to go on until February 4th, but after taking a look at the same sale at RIM’s Shop BlackBerry web site, we see a totally new date for its expiration....

BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 to launch February 17th?

BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 to launch February 17th?

posted: 19 Jan 2012, 14:21

A source described as being "very solid" by Berry Review has tipped the site that RIM will release the long awaited PlayBook 2.0 OS on February 17th; the new firmware will bring an e-mail client, a calendar app and improved contact functionality...

Cut the Rope is now on the BlackBerry PlayBook

Cut the Rope is now on the BlackBerry PlayBook

posted: 12 Jan 2012, 09:41

Have you picked up a cheap $199 PlayBook over the Holidays? Or are you just bored with the games currently available on the tablet? After Angry Birds arrived on the BlackBerry AppWorld…

BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 software demonstration

BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 software demonstration

posted: 11 Jan 2012, 18:10

Despite being labeled as a failure and having already traveled down fire sale highway, RIM is remaining loyal to their first-generation BlackBerry PlayBook and we were lucky enough to play around with PlayBook software version 2.0…

NES emulator for the BlackBerry PlayBook brings back good memories

NES emulator for the BlackBerry PlayBook brings back good memories

posted: 11 Jan 2012, 15:15

FCEUX is an NES emulator that has been ported to the BlackBerry PlayBook. It can run pretty much any NES ROM that you throw at it. Of course, you are responsible for providing your own ROMs...

RIM plans to show off BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 at CES, MWC will see BlackBerry OS 10

RIM plans to show off BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 at CES, MWC will see BlackBerry OS 10

posted: 05 Jan 2012, 19:28

Surprisingly, RIM sent out invitations to an event they’re holding at CES to show off PlayBook OS 2.0. No, it doesn’t seem like it’s going to be locked behind glass or something else, but rather,...

Asphalt 6 Adrenaline HD for the BlackBerry PlayBook is priced at $0.99 for a limited time

Asphalt 6 Adrenaline HD for the BlackBerry PlayBook is priced at $0.99 for a limited time

posted: 05 Jan 2012, 07:22

Asphalt 6 Adrenaline HD for the PlayBook is now priced at an easy to swallow price tag of $0.99 for a limited time. Even though it still carries a cost, as opposed to the free one that iOS users...

32GB BlackBerry PlayBook is being sold at $249.99 for one day only

32GB BlackBerry PlayBook is being sold at $249.99 for one day only

posted: 04 Jan 2012, 02:23

Well, if want to save some money, you ought to look at the deal that 1saleaday is having on the 32GB version of the PlayBook. Sure, $299.99 from RIM directly is a tempting figure for the model, but the $249.99 offering...

16GB, 32GB, and 64GB versions of the BlackBerry PlayBook are all priced at $299 online

16GB, 32GB, and 64GB versions of the BlackBerry PlayBook are all priced at $299 online

posted: 02 Jan 2012, 13:15

This time around, the 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB versions of the PlayBook, essentially all models, are now priced at $299 through RIM’s Shop BlackBerry store online. Of course, $299 for the 16GB and...

RIM is having an end-of-the-year sale for its BlackBerry PlayBook - countdown clock in tow as well

RIM is having an end-of-the-year sale for its BlackBerry PlayBook - countdown clock in tow as well

posted: 27 Dec 2011, 14:05

Perusing RIM’s Shop BlackBerry store online, you’ll be greeted with an end-of-the-year countdown clock, but it’s not for the obvious reason for the arrival of the new year. Rather,...

Angry Birds now take aim on the BlackBerry PlayBook

Angry Birds now take aim on the BlackBerry PlayBook

posted: 21 Dec 2011, 12:53

Sure, the BlackBerry PlayBook didn't launch with an email client or a calendar app but what really mattered is that the tablet couldn't play Angry Birds; now RIM moves into the modern age with the extremely popular game now available for...

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook gets updated to v2.1 boasting Groups access and media improvements

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook gets updated to v2.1 boasting Groups access and media improvements

posted: 20 Dec 2011, 09:59

Good news to anyone holding dearly to a BlackBerry PlayBook, well, that’s because the always popular Facebook app for the tablet is being updated to version 2.1, bringing some new...

BlackBerry PlayBook is now in stock at Best Buy

BlackBerry PlayBook is now in stock at Best Buy

posted: 19 Dec 2011, 09:40

After being absent for a couple of weeks, the Wi-Fi-only BlackBerry PlayBook is once again in stock at Best Buy's online store, and most likely in the retailer's brick and mortar outlets as well. The tablet is...

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