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$1.7 million of BlackBerry PlayBooks stolen while being transported

$1.7 million of BlackBerry PlayBooks stolen while being transported

posted: 18 Dec 2011, 11:00

22 pallets containing the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet were stolen while being transported in a semi-tractor trailer; the driver had pulled off at a truck stop west of I-69 and after eating and showering he returned to...

Sprint's after Xmas sale brings discounts on certain phones and tablets

Sprint's after Xmas sale brings discounts on certain phones and tablets

posted: 14 Dec 2011, 21:07

Once the holiday shopping season ends on December 26th, retailers have inventory to dump and Sprint is no different; a leaked document shows that Sprint will be running an after Xmas sale until January 7th, cutting...

BlackBerry PlayBook jailbreak fix already cracked

BlackBerry PlayBook jailbreak fix already cracked

posted: 07 Dec 2011, 12:59

We've seen this game before: a device is hacked, the manufacturer pushes an update which reverses or fixes the hack, the mod community hacks the device again, and repeat. Now, it looks like the BlackBerry PlayBook is caught in that cycle...

RIM booking a $485 million charge in quarterly earnings due to Playbook sales

RIM booking a $485 million charge in quarterly earnings due to Playbook sales

posted: 02 Dec 2011, 07:57

RIM’s December earnings release is nearing, but while there are still two weeks prior to that, the Canadian company has already announced that it will be registering a $485 million…

BlackBerry PlayBook receives OTA update for Adobe Flash, Wi-Fi connectivity and more

BlackBerry PlayBook receives OTA update for Adobe Flash, Wi-Fi connectivity and more

posted: 25 Nov 2011, 00:21

An OTA update for the BlackBerry PlayBook brings the latest in Adobe Flash, Adobe AIR and features a security update to close a loophole that exists on all Flash enabled tablets; the update also resolves...

$199 BlackBerry Playbook officially arriving soon to Best Buy, other retailers join in too

$199 BlackBerry Playbook officially arriving soon to Best Buy, other retailers join in too

posted: 21 Nov 2011, 10:06

You’ve probably already heard about $199 BlackBerry PlayBooks about to hit shelves at various retailers just in time for the Holiday season, but up until now it was only whispers and leaked…

Sprint offering Black Friday deals over Thanksgiving weekend

Sprint offering Black Friday deals over Thanksgiving weekend

posted: 17 Nov 2011, 02:49

Sprint has some Thanksgiving specials that it wants you to gobble up, starting the Friday after Turkey day and ending on that Sunday; some of the devices receiving special pricing include the Google Nexus S and the HTC EVO 3D...

Staples cutting BlackBerry PlayBook price to $199 for a Black Friday deal

Staples cutting BlackBerry PlayBook price to $199 for a Black Friday deal

posted: 10 Nov 2011, 13:39

A leaked Staples flyer reveals that the office retailer is planning on cutting the price of the BlackBerry PlayBook to $199 during a special Black Friday deal; earlier last month, the store cut the price of the...

RIM to continue developing the Flash player for its BlackBerry PlayBook on its own

RIM to continue developing the Flash player for its BlackBerry PlayBook on its own

posted: 10 Nov 2011, 06:21

RIM will keep improving the Flash player on its BlackBerry PlayBook with its own resources, after Adobe pulled its troops out of the mobile Flash battle yesterday...

Business customers can buy 2 BlackBerry PlayBooks and get 1 free

Business customers can buy 2 BlackBerry PlayBooks and get 1 free

posted: 27 Oct 2011, 21:28

RIM is aiming for the business customer with its new deal on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet; purchase two PlayBooks through a value-added reseller and you will get a third one for free and wait, there's more as RIM is throwing...

More bad news from RIM as the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 put on hold until February 2012

More bad news from RIM as the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 put on hold until February 2012

posted: 25 Oct 2011, 18:55

When it rains, it pours and for RIM, it has been a monsoon as the latest bad news to emanate from the Canadian based manufacturer is that the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 for the tablet-currently...

BlackBerry PlayBook software update carries mostly security and performance enhancements

BlackBerry PlayBook software update carries mostly security and performance enhancements

posted: 06 Oct 2011, 13:36

The latest software update for the QNX inspired tablet is nothing more than your usual one filled with security and performance enhancements. Additionally, RIM also managed to include a new version...

Costco shaves a little bit more off the BlackBerry PlayBook - priced at $274.99

Costco shaves a little bit more off the BlackBerry PlayBook - priced at $274.99

posted: 06 Oct 2011, 11:27

Some recent buyers of the PlayBook might be kicking themselves in the rear end if they happen to glance over at what Costco has recently done, much like the rest. Unlike its rivals, the wholesale discount...

BlackBerry Playbook only $299 at Staples

BlackBerry Playbook only $299 at Staples

posted: 04 Oct 2011, 10:57

Looks like Best Buy isn’t the only major retailer slashing the price of the BlackBerry Playbook as Staples is now offering the 7-inch tablet for a price of only $299.99 for the 16GB, WiFi model…

RIM plans to give out BlackBerry PlayBooks for free to attendees of DevCon

RIM plans to give out BlackBerry PlayBooks for free to attendees of DevCon

posted: 03 Oct 2011, 19:35

From the sound of it, RIM will be handing out free BlackBerry PlayBook tablets to each and every registered attendee at the event. Typically, attendees are normally showered with smaller gifts such as sweatshirts,...

RIM confirms its commitment to the BlackBerry PlayBook, not exiting the tablet scene anytime soon

RIM confirms its commitment to the BlackBerry PlayBook, not exiting the tablet scene anytime soon

posted: 30 Sep 2011, 03:26

Well, it seems like RIM is not considering exiting the tablet market after all. In a recent tweet, the company clarified that it is still “highly committed” to its BlackBerry PlayBook...

Analyst alleges that RIM is halting production of its PlayBook - possibly exiting the tablet scene

Analyst alleges that RIM is halting production of its PlayBook - possibly exiting the tablet scene

posted: 29 Sep 2011, 12:14

If you can’t stand the heat, then stay out of the kitchen. That’s exactly what RIM is facing right now as the latest reports coming in hint that the veteran smartphone maker is contemplating...

Not all Android apps will be equals on the BlackBerry PlayBook

Not all Android apps will be equals on the BlackBerry PlayBook

posted: 29 Sep 2011, 06:51

Things written with the Native Development Kit (NDK) won't work, which is a lot of games, for example. Apps that use the Google Maps API won't be able to run on the PlayBook either. And forget about pieces that use Android's...

Best Buy puts the BlackBerry PlayBook on sale, slashes $200 off

Best Buy puts the BlackBerry PlayBook on sale, slashes $200 off

posted: 29 Sep 2011, 04:58

Best Buy is now willing to sell you a PlayBook at $200 off its regular price, meaning that a 16 gig model will cost you the reasonable $299 and a 64 gigabyte version will set you back $499...

BlackBerry PlayBook price slashed by $200, courtesy of Staples and Office Depot

BlackBerry PlayBook price slashed by $200, courtesy of Staples and Office Depot

posted: 27 Sep 2011, 04:18

Office Depot and Staples are taking $200 off the price of all BlackBerry PlayBook models, meaning that its cheapest, 16 gig version can be yours for the reasonable $299. If plentiful storage is a priority...

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