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BlackBerry PlayBook QNX Platform Walkthrough

BlackBerry PlayBook QNX Platform Walkthrough

posted: 26 Apr 2011, 07:34

Now that consumers are able to snatch up the BlackBerry PlayBook, it’ll be interesting to see the kind of reception it’ll get with the general public. We’ll have to delve into every nook and cranny of its bounty in order to better gauge how well...

RIM's first ad for the BlackBerry PlayBook hits the airwaves

RIM's first ad for the BlackBerry PlayBook hits the airwaves

posted: 25 Apr 2011, 23:19

You might not have "Brass in Pocket" but you could have a BlackBerry PlayBook in pocket as the first commercial for RIM's 7 inch tablet shows...

Hulu Plus is coming to RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook

Hulu Plus is coming to RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook

posted: 23 Apr 2011, 17:41

Days after the PlayBook's release, Hulu blocked RIM's tablet from accessing their streaming content; but RIM and Hulu are in talks to bring a Hulu Plus solution to the PlayBook, expanding Hulu's mobile lineup...

What happens when gravity meets a BlackBerry PlayBook

What happens when gravity meets a BlackBerry PlayBook

posted: 22 Apr 2011, 15:55

Want to see how sturdy the BlackBerry PlayBook is? Warranty company Square Trade performed a drop test on the tablet to see how it would hold up to gravity doing its dirty work on one of RIM's business-oriented devices...

BlackBerry Bridge overview

BlackBerry Bridge overview

posted: 21 Apr 2011, 07:22

With the official launch of the BlackBerry PlayBook moving along at full speed, RIM has given the green lights for the arrival of its BlackBerry Bridge app in the App World. What BlackBerry Bridge does is to present you with additional functionality that’s unavailable...

Verizon deciding on whether or not to carry the BlackBerry PlayBook

Verizon deciding on whether or not to carry the BlackBerry PlayBook

posted: 21 Apr 2011, 00:55

The day after a rather quiet launch of the Wi-Fi only BlackBerry PlayBook, the combination of poor sales and lukewarm reviews might make it hard for RIM's business tablet to latch on with carriers; with the 4G variant...

BlackBerry PlayBook gets the teardown treatment

BlackBerry PlayBook gets the teardown treatment

posted: 20 Apr 2011, 10:28

The guys at iFixit have decided to do what they do best with the newly-released BlackBerry PlayBook, so they have put it through its paces...

BlackBerry PlayBook HDMI-out Demonstration

BlackBerry PlayBook HDMI-out Demonstration

posted: 20 Apr 2011, 08:53

After connecting the PlayBook with an HDMI cable, we’re instantly greeted to the PlayBook’s QBX based interface directly on our television set. Much like most things nowadays that offer this feature, you can basically...

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook hits shelves today

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook hits shelves today

posted: 19 Apr 2011, 04:55

RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook, the long-awaited 7-inch tablet running the QNX-based BlackBerry Tablet OS, hits shelves today in the U.S. and Canada, with prices starting from $499 for the most basic 16GB model…

BlackBerry PlayBook to get email app within two months

BlackBerry PlayBook to get email app within two months

posted: 18 Apr 2011, 15:54

While addressing critical reviews and the "codependent" description of the PlayBook, RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie said that the PlayBook would be getting a standalone email app within the next two months...

Funny BlackBerry PlayBook comic with RIM's Mike Lazaridis

Funny BlackBerry PlayBook comic with RIM's Mike Lazaridis

posted: 17 Apr 2011, 16:13

While it might be in poor taste to jab a CEO so directly, this comic is a pretty funny representation of RIM's recent defensive attitude when it comes to poor reviews and tough questions in the public eye...

BlackBerry PlayBook Apps Overview

BlackBerry PlayBook Apps Overview

posted: 15 Apr 2011, 12:27

Taking a quick peek at some of the preloaded apps with the PlayBook, we''re presented with a handful of ones that take advantage of the tablet’s raw speed, power, and spacious confines. For example, you’ve got Need For Speed Undercover...

BlackBerry PlayBook Web Browsing Demonstration

BlackBerry PlayBook Web Browsing Demonstration

posted: 15 Apr 2011, 11:55

After quickly getting a feel for its shiny new QNX based platform, we just had to hone in on one key aspect of the BlackBerry PlayBook that’s surely going to be one driving force for anyone looking to pick one up – and that’s none other than...

BlackBerry PlayBook Unboxing

BlackBerry PlayBook Unboxing

posted: 15 Apr 2011, 11:26

Much like many other compelling gadgets, we’re always filled with joy and anticipation when receiving something that’s different from the norm – and it’s most certainly true with this one. For something g that’s regarded...

BlackBerry PlayBook gets defended from criticism in a TV interview

BlackBerry PlayBook gets defended from criticism in a TV interview

posted: 15 Apr 2011, 10:02

Remember when we reported how the BlackBerry PlayBook was being praised by users and developers alike? Well, things in real life did not turn out looking so bright. Reviews of RIM's anticipated tablet that followed actually...

RadioShack throws the switch on for BlackBerry PlayBook pre-orders

RadioShack throws the switch on for BlackBerry PlayBook pre-orders

posted: 13 Apr 2011, 20:23

Following suit, we now find long time electronics retailer RadioShack doing the same thing as they’ve given the green lights for pre-orders on RIM’s tablet. Throwing down a decent $500 will get you a pre-order, but considering...

Staples is now accepting pre-orders for the BlackBerry PlayBook on their web site

Staples is now accepting pre-orders for the BlackBerry PlayBook on their web site

posted: 11 Apr 2011, 13:56

Naturally, we’re one step closer to that inevitable time because Staples has just given the green lights for pre-orders on the tablet through its web site. Listed at $499 with anticipated shipping dates...

Pre-order your BlackBerry PlayBook now at Sears Canada

Pre-order your BlackBerry PlayBook now at Sears Canada

posted: 30 Mar 2011, 22:03

Looking to pre-order the BlackBerry PlayBook? How about heading over to the Sears Canada web site where you can reserve your 16GB, 32GB or 64GB version of the tablet with shipping expected on April 19th...

Office Depot will start selling the BlackBerry PlayBook on April 19th

Office Depot will start selling the BlackBerry PlayBook on April 19th

posted: 29 Mar 2011, 16:52

Previously, we’ve heard RIM announce its plans about the launch of the PlayBook as retailers like Best Buy, Office Max, and Staples have been mentioned as partners, but now we can add Office Depot to the mix...

Porting Android apps to the BlackBerry PlayBook to be a piece of cake

Porting Android apps to the BlackBerry PlayBook to be a piece of cake

posted: 24 Mar 2011, 19:08

As it was rumored earlier, it turns out that the QNX OS found on the upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook will be more than compatible with the apps, developed for Android. Developers will simply have to "repackage code sign...

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