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New estimate using free game downloads suggests 429,000 BlackBerry PlayBooks sold

New estimate using free game downloads suggests 429,000 BlackBerry PlayBooks sold

posted: 24 Jun 2011, 19:14

Has there ever been a tablet whose sales figures have been put under a microscope so many times as the BlackBerry PlayBook's sales have been?; the latest estimate on sales, based on free game downloads,...

O2 in the U.K. decides against selling BlackBerry PlayBook due to customer responses

O2 in the U.K. decides against selling BlackBerry PlayBook due to customer responses

posted: 16 Jun 2011, 21:02

Carrier O2 in the U.K. says that because of "issues with the end to end customer experience", it will not offer the BlackBerry PlayBook; a note from the carrier to customers interested in the 7 inch...

Bad news for RIM drops stock 14%: a poor earnings report and a delay in the 4G BlackBerry PlayBook

Bad news for RIM drops stock 14%: a poor earnings report and a delay in the 4G BlackBerry PlayBook

posted: 16 Jun 2011, 17:19

RIM reported lower than expected Q1 earnings, lowering its expectations for the current period and the rest of the year; at the same time, RIM announced that the 4G BlackBerry PlayBook...

BlackBerry PlayBook OS v1.05.2342 update addresses Adobe Flash concern

BlackBerry PlayBook OS v1.05.2342 update addresses Adobe Flash concern

posted: 12 Jun 2011, 15:20

Early last week, RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook received a nice new software update that brought forth things like a new Facebook app and support for in-app payments, but we’re now treated to yet another one so quickly...

BlackBerry Playbook 1.0.5 update offers in-app payments, updated Facebook, & more

BlackBerry Playbook 1.0.5 update offers in-app payments, updated Facebook, & more

posted: 07 Jun 2011, 10:13

With that, version 1.0.5 of RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet OS is now available for download, which brings forth a resounding set of new features and much more. Specifically, it’s bundles in the new...

Wi-Fi version of BlackBerry PlayBook comes to Sprint on June 5th says executive

Wi-Fi version of BlackBerry PlayBook comes to Sprint on June 5th says executive

posted: 02 Jun 2011, 22:27

According to a blog written by Sprint's Marketing Director, the Wi-Fi version of the BlackBerry PlayBook will be rolled out by the carrier on June 5th at a price of $499.99; the 16GB device will be available...

BlackBerry PlayBook 2 should sport a higher-resolution 10

BlackBerry PlayBook 2 should sport a higher-resolution 10" screen and native BES support

posted: 01 Jun 2011, 02:37

The PlayBook 2 is rumored to have higher-res screen, and support for all typical BlackBerry applications that made the platform so popular. The 10-incher is supposedly coming by year-end with...

Google search reveals the WiMAX BlackBerry PlayBook coming soon to Sprint

Google search reveals the WiMAX BlackBerry PlayBook coming soon to Sprint

posted: 31 May 2011, 03:11

If you search Google for "Sprint PlayBook", a placeholder link appears in the search results, evidently a part of Sprint's website. From there it is not hard to conclude that the 4G WiMAX version of the BlackBerry...

Analyst predicts RIM will sell 450,000 PlayBooks this quarter, 2.3 million for the fiscal year

Analyst predicts RIM will sell 450,000 PlayBooks this quarter, 2.3 million for the fiscal year

posted: 25 May 2011, 17:51

An analyst with Wedbush Securities lowered his expectations of how well he expects the BlackBerry PlayBook to sell; for the quarter ending this month he sees 450,000 units moving with...

Amazon is finally set to start selling the PlayBook on June 1st; pre-orders available now

Amazon is finally set to start selling the PlayBook on June 1st; pre-orders available now

posted: 19 May 2011, 17:32

Although it has been readily available through a variety of nationwide retailers, such as Best Buy and Staples, Amazon is finally stepping forward in selling the BlackBerry PlayBook. Previously,...

RIM clarifies the recall of 935 BlackBerry PlayBooks

RIM clarifies the recall of 935 BlackBerry PlayBooks

posted: 15 May 2011, 21:48

RIM has issued a response to the Staples memo that revealed a recall of 935 BlackBerry PlayBook units; the issue is supposedly with an incorrectly installed OS, rather than a more integral design flaw...

RIM recalls 935 BlackBerry PlayBooks for undisclosed reasons

RIM recalls 935 BlackBerry PlayBooks for undisclosed reasons

posted: 15 May 2011, 00:14

Staples has distributed a notice to their retail locations, alerting them to a recall of 935 of RIM's BlackBerry PlayBooks; while 935 is a relatively small portion, RIM could do without the bad press right now...

San Francisco's cell phone radiation ordinance put on hold

San Francisco's cell phone radiation ordinance put on hold

posted: 06 May 2011, 13:08

San Francisco's proposed cell phone radiation ordinance, which would have required sellers of handsets and other mobile devices to display a warning about the radiation that these devices release, has been put on hold and might...

10-inch BlackBerry PlayBook version rumored for release around year's end

10-inch BlackBerry PlayBook version rumored for release around year's end

posted: 05 May 2011, 10:28

Could the BlackBerry PlayBook meet its successor by the end of this year? According to some, the answer to this question is quite frankly yes. It may have not been mentioned at all during the three days time of...

BlackBerry PlayBook demonstrated running Android apps

BlackBerry PlayBook demonstrated running Android apps

posted: 04 May 2011, 09:52

Using Android apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook is something that RIM promised to us not long ago, and judging by the video below, the Canadians are definitely sticking to their words. In a video demonstration given during BlackBerry World...

The BlackBerry PlayBook will soon get its fill of Angry Birds

The BlackBerry PlayBook will soon get its fill of Angry Birds

posted: 03 May 2011, 15:07

It has conquered nearly every conceivable platform out there, so it’s no surprise to find that Rovio’s immensely popular Angry Birds is coming to the BlackBerry PlayBook. Yesterday, we all heard the magnificent...

Facebook App for the BlackBerry PlayBook Demonstration

Facebook App for the BlackBerry PlayBook Demonstration

posted: 02 May 2011, 21:18

Available for download through the BlackBerry App World right now, the official Facebook app for the PlayBook is ready for the taking as it offers a genuine and typical experience that we have come to expect with mobile...

Best Buy claims BlackBerry PlayBook sales have far exceeded its expectations

Best Buy claims BlackBerry PlayBook sales have far exceeded its expectations

posted: 02 May 2011, 11:11

It's not very often that we hear something explicitly positive of RIM's PlayBook, but here comes a good news at last...

Facebook, Video chat, and BBM for the BlackBerry PlayBook announced today; PlayBook owners rejoice

Facebook, Video chat, and BBM for the BlackBerry PlayBook announced today; PlayBook owners rejoice

posted: 02 May 2011, 10:47

Owners of the BlackBerry PlayBook, we have some very exciting news for you today - your tablets are about to get treated to a trio of apps that surely nobody will pass on. Honestly,...

BlackBerry PlayBook is listed in Verizon's 2011 winter consumer guide as “coming soon”

BlackBerry PlayBook is listed in Verizon's 2011 winter consumer guide as “coming soon”

posted: 02 May 2011, 10:19

It seems that Verizon Wireless is now committed to sell the PlayBook seeing that it’s spotted in their 2011 winter consumer guide with the “coming soon” sticker plastered on it. For a little bit...

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