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BlackBerry PlayBook will be riding Sprint's 4G network in the summer

BlackBerry PlayBook will be riding Sprint's 4G network in the summer

posted: 06 Jan 2011, 02:55

RIM's tablet will be 4G, after all, albeit in the summer, and the lucky winner is Sprint's WiMAX network. Sprint and Research in Motion made a joint statement that the BlackBerry 4G PlayBook will be appearing in Sprint's...

Analyst expands on the reason behind the poor battery life of the BlackBerry PlayBook

Analyst expands on the reason behind the poor battery life of the BlackBerry PlayBook

posted: 04 Jan 2011, 11:33

Despite RIM's denial that there will be a battery life problem when the product is launched , Kaufman Brothers analyst Shaw Wu breaks down the reasons why he sees on-going poor battery performance...

RIM responds to BlackBerry PlayBook battery life allegations

RIM responds to BlackBerry PlayBook battery life allegations

posted: 30 Dec 2010, 07:56

The BlackBerry PlayBook maker dismissed claims for subpar battery life on its upcoming tablet, saying that power management hasn't even been implemented yet, since the developers have received units that are not finished yet...

BlackBerry PlayBook plagued by battery issues, says analyst

BlackBerry PlayBook plagued by battery issues, says analyst

posted: 29 Dec 2010, 02:47

Developers report two to four hours of battery life out of RIM's yet-unreleased PlayBook tablet. The company may need to re-engineer the internals to optimize for lower power consumption...

BlackBerry PlayBook expected to be released in March

BlackBerry PlayBook expected to be released in March

posted: 17 Dec 2010, 01:08

According to the RIM's Third Quarter Results Conference Call, there are no BlackBerry PlayBook earnings slated until the first quarter of the fiscal year, leading us to believe that it will be released in late March...

Video shows off more of the BlackBerry PlayBook and the views of Mike Lazaridis

Video shows off more of the BlackBerry PlayBook and the views of Mike Lazaridis

posted: 11 Dec 2010, 09:04

RIM Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis shows off more of the BlackBerry PlayBook whiile also giving his views on what this tablet offers that others don't; the RIM executive also manages to avoid some questions during...

BlackBerry PlayBook extensively previewed on video

BlackBerry PlayBook extensively previewed on video

posted: 09 Dec 2010, 03:32

A 10-minute video exploring the BlackBerry PlayBook demoes its touch-enabled bezel, and also the interface, multitasking, and some more cool features. RIM's "iPad killer" is shaping up to be one very compelling piece of tablet...

Mike Lazaridis: In the future, all BB smartphones are to be powered by the PlayBook OS, talks up the tablet

Mike Lazaridis: In the future, all BB smartphones are to be powered by the PlayBook OS, talks up the tablet

posted: 08 Dec 2010, 09:26

In the last few days not one, but two videos showing the PlayBook in action were presented and now it's time for Mike Lazaridis, one of the two RIM CEOs, to take the stage...

Full length video of the BlackBerry PlayBook presentation at TabLife posted by Rogers

Full length video of the BlackBerry PlayBook presentation at TabLife posted by Rogers

posted: 07 Dec 2010, 02:45

Rogers confirmed that 4G is coming to RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook, and posted the full eighteen minute video of the presentation of the BlackBerry PlayBook at its TabLife conference...

Catch this sneak peek of the BlackBerry PlayBook

Catch this sneak peek of the BlackBerry PlayBook

posted: 04 Dec 2010, 09:13

RIM VP of Special Projects, David Neale, took some time at the Rogers TabLife conference yesterday to show off some of the workings of the BlackBerry PlayBook; the model in the demo is an early single-core device, but still shows off a lot...

Rogers to offer RIM's BlackBerry Playbook early next year, announces the carrier's stoic VP

Rogers to offer RIM's BlackBerry Playbook early next year, announces the carrier's stoic VP

posted: 03 Dec 2010, 19:09

At TabLife, Rogers VP John Boynton says that the carrier will be getting the Wi-Fi version of the BlackBerry PlayBook early in 2011 with the 3G model coming as soon as it is available...

RIM acquires TAT for crafting the user interfaces on the BlackBerry Playbook and smartphones

RIM acquires TAT for crafting the user interfaces on the BlackBerry Playbook and smartphones

posted: 02 Dec 2010, 06:32

The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) has worked on the Android UI, and is now joining RIM to dish out the new interfaces for the Playbook tablet and the BlackBerry smartphones...

BlackBerry PlayBook priced from $399

BlackBerry PlayBook priced from $399

posted: 25 Nov 2010, 08:04

A leak suggests that the BlackBerry PlayBook will be available in three different flavors with prices starting from $399 for an 8 gig version. The figure is far from being official, but confirms word spread by RIM co-CEO Jim Balsilieā€¦

BlackBerry PlayBook featured in Black Eyed Peas music video

BlackBerry PlayBook featured in Black Eyed Peas music video

posted: 24 Nov 2010, 00:57

The Black Eyed Peas have featured the upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in their new music video, "The Time (Dirty bit)," and have made the product placement surprisingly tasteful and effective...

Leaked information confirms that RIM PlayBook is arriving in Q1 in North America, set to cost $500

Leaked information confirms that RIM PlayBook is arriving in Q1 in North America, set to cost $500

posted: 19 Nov 2010, 09:43

RIM is set to join the tablet battle and one by one, details about the BlackBerry PlayBook start to emerge. After the news that the PlayBook will cost "below $500", we understood...

BlackBerries to get PlayBook interface?

BlackBerries to get PlayBook interface?

posted: 17 Nov 2010, 09:41

It's not that we don't like BlackBerry's OS interface, in fact we do appreciate its utilitarian approach to looks, but we have to admit we would like to see some more juice and flavor as we are about to see on the BlackBerry PlayBook. RIM co-CEO Jim...

RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie:

RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie: "We'd be fools not to have NFC in the near-term", PlayBook to have "module cavity"

posted: 17 Nov 2010, 09:32

It seems NFC (Near Field Communication) is set to become a payment standard in the near future, since pretty much all the big manufacturers have said that they are planning...

First look at the BlackBerry PlayBook browser against the iPad

First look at the BlackBerry PlayBook browser against the iPad

posted: 16 Nov 2010, 08:59

RIM has outed an excellent video comparison of its BlackBerry Playbook in action next to an iPad. The browsers are compared in favor of the PlayBook in terms of ability to run Flash, Javascript and HTML5 rendering...

BlackBerry PlayBook will get an under $500 price tag

BlackBerry PlayBook will get an under $500 price tag

posted: 10 Nov 2010, 08:43

BlackBerry's 'professional tablet', the PlayBook, will get a price tag of under $500 at its launch in Q1 of 2011. The 7-inch tablet will be on par with Apple's Wi-Fi-only iPad and will undersell the $599 3G Galaxy Tab by Samsungā€¦

Apps are already appearing for the BlackBerry PlayBook

Apps are already appearing for the BlackBerry PlayBook

posted: 29 Oct 2010, 06:06

Due to the ease of use of the PlayBook SDK, some developers have already managed to port or quickly code applications for RIM's tablet...

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