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BlackBerry PlayBook receives a dramatic price cut in Canada - as low as $250

BlackBerry PlayBook receives a dramatic price cut in Canada - as low as $250

posted: 23 Sep 2011, 10:56

In their quest to jump-start sales, it seems that a variety of retailers in Canada selling the BlackBerry PlayBook are dramatically lowering prices – with some being more official than others. Specifically,...

Quanta downsizing its Taiwan production line due to diminishing orders, RIM's PlayBook to blame

Quanta downsizing its Taiwan production line due to diminishing orders, RIM's PlayBook to blame

posted: 21 Sep 2011, 05:23

This 3000-strong line was reportedly built purposefully for assembling RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook, but the orders have started to diminish significantly, therefore Quanta decided to cut...

RIM rewards BlackBerry smartphone owners who buy the PlayBook with $100 prepaid gift cards

RIM rewards BlackBerry smartphone owners who buy the PlayBook with $100 prepaid gift cards

posted: 07 Sep 2011, 16:29

Only available to US and Canada residents, RIM is offering $100 prepaid gift cards for those BlackBerry smartphone owners buying the PlayBook. Part of their back-at-school promotion, this...

Canadian brokerage house slashes estimate of BlackBerry PlayBook sales for 2011 and 2012

Canadian brokerage house slashes estimate of BlackBerry PlayBook sales for 2011 and 2012

posted: 07 Sep 2011, 12:48

Retailers are not ringing up many sales of the BlackBerry PlayBook according to a pair of Canaccord Genuity analysts who lowered their estimate of 2.2 million units sold in 2011 to 1.5 million;...

BlackBerry PlayBook sales continue now that eBay is selling the 16GB version for $389

BlackBerry PlayBook sales continue now that eBay is selling the 16GB version for $389

posted: 02 Sep 2011, 09:41

With tablet sales happening everywhere we look, eBay’s offering is sure to capture the attention of people since they have the 16GB PlayBook selling for a respectable $389.99. And to make things...

Best Buy is offering $50 to $150 discounts off its BlackBerry PlayBook selection

Best Buy is offering $50 to $150 discounts off its BlackBerry PlayBook selection

posted: 01 Sep 2011, 10:37

Going in until September 5th, the big box retailer is offering discounts of up to $150 off its BlackBerry PlayBook selection. Specifically, you can obtain a $50 discount off the 16GB and 32GB versions...

BlackBerry Tablet OS 2.0 leaks in a set of spy photos, Android apps support for the PlayBook may be near

BlackBerry Tablet OS 2.0 leaks in a set of spy photos, Android apps support for the PlayBook may be near

posted: 26 Aug 2011, 08:12

With a chunk of essential native apps missing from its software arsenal, the BlackBerry PlayBook is still one of the underdogs of the tablet market. Sure, RIM has been pushing...

TweetBook gallops in to provide a decent Twitter experience on the BlackBerry PlayBook

TweetBook gallops in to provide a decent Twitter experience on the BlackBerry PlayBook

posted: 25 Aug 2011, 09:32

If you’re a proud owner of a BlackBerry PlayBook and simply can’t wait for Android apps support to get you a decent Twitter experience, then you might want to invest on this useful app called TweetBook...

RIM may wait for one big update to send out BlackBerry PlayBook native email and calendar apps

RIM may wait for one big update to send out BlackBerry PlayBook native email and calendar apps

posted: 20 Aug 2011, 03:14

A number of sources tipped electronista to the possibility that RIM is holding off on updating the BlackBerry PlayBook with native email and calendar functions, for one huge PlayBook 2.0...

ePhone app for the BlackBerry PlayBook transforms the compact tablet into a sizable phone

ePhone app for the BlackBerry PlayBook transforms the compact tablet into a sizable phone

posted: 19 Aug 2011, 13:30

For those who are interested in actually placing calls to phone numbers with the PlayBook, they might want to take a look at Comwave’s ePhone app for the tablet. As you’d surmise, the app basically...

Dead Space arrives for the BlackBerry PlayBook

Dead Space arrives for the BlackBerry PlayBook

posted: 19 Aug 2011, 07:38

Running around the huge mining ship Ishimura and chopping mutants or using your telekinetic abilities is a joy of a passtime, which PlayBook tablet owners will have the ability to experience first-hand now...

RDM+ app arrives on the PlayBook offering remote desktop functionality

RDM+ app arrives on the PlayBook offering remote desktop functionality

posted: 04 Aug 2011, 10:48

Shape Services is probably best known for their IM+ app, but surprisingly enough, they’re also known for their popular RDM+ app (Remote Desktop for Mobiles) that offers remote desktop functionality for mobile devices...

BlackBerry PlayBook to run Android applications by December, in time for the PlayBook 2

BlackBerry PlayBook to run Android applications by December, in time for the PlayBook 2

posted: 03 Aug 2011, 08:24

One tipster sent us some info that the BlackBerry PlayBook 2 will be launching in October, but didn't disclose specs. In the meantime it became clear that the Android apps support is not coming...

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook v2.0 adds on Places & Events features

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook v2.0 adds on Places & Events features

posted: 26 Jul 2011, 20:02

Fortunately for any BlackBerry PlayBook owners out there, the official Facebook app for the tablet is being updated to version 2.0 and brings forth some exciting new features that further deepen its functionality...

BlackBerry PlayBook Android App player leaks, brings thousands of apps from the Market

BlackBerry PlayBook Android App player leaks, brings thousands of apps from the Market

posted: 22 Jul 2011, 05:41

RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook features a handful of apps, but we've been teased with the promise of Android app support for months. And now we seem closer than ever to the final version…

ZIP file support & more new features found with the latest update for the PlayBook

ZIP file support & more new features found with the latest update for the PlayBook

posted: 19 Jul 2011, 14:07

Right now, the 358MB software update that brings the tablet’s software version to 1.0.7 carries along specific new features that pertain mostly to the BlackBerry Bridge app. Connected to BlackBerry...

RIM denies report that it will stop production of Wi-Fi version of BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM denies report that it will stop production of Wi-Fi version of BlackBerry PlayBook

posted: 18 Jul 2011, 20:24

A report earlier today from OTR Global that RIM would discontinue the Wi-Fi version of the BlackBerry PlayBook was picked up by RBC Capital Markets and then published by BGR; in a tweet this afternoon,...

BlackBerry PlayBook integral part of Renault's new concept car

BlackBerry PlayBook integral part of Renault's new concept car

posted: 09 Jul 2011, 14:17

The Renault Frendzy is a concept car about to be displayed at the 64th Frankfurt Motor Show and the vehicle has a BlackBerry PlayBook installed which allows the car to become an office on wheels; the tablet also appears to...

BlackBerry Bridge finally becomes a reality for AT&T customers

BlackBerry Bridge finally becomes a reality for AT&T customers

posted: 01 Jul 2011, 12:51

When BlackBerry Bridge first came lurking onto the scene, AT&T BlackBerry owners were sorely left out of the mix – though, they’re now finally able to download it for free. However, it’s worth noting that you’ll be forced...

iPad and PlayBook in fight over military market

iPad and PlayBook in fight over military market

posted: 29 Jun 2011, 04:51

It seems consumers are not the only ones who want to taste the sweetness of latest technology. The U.S. Army, for example, is eyeing tablets as gadgets that can potentially substitute...

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