BlackBerry will update ‘all existing PlayBooks’ to BB10

BlackBerry will update ‘all existing PlayBooks’ to BB10
BlackBerry’s chief executive Thorsten Heins has just confirmed that ‘all existing PlayBooks’ will get updated to BlackBerry 10. The 7-inch PlayBook tablet was released in a few versions varying by capacity and connectivity, if you’re wondering what he’s referring to.

When asked about future BlackBerry tablets, Heins was pretty vague, saying that the company is trying to figure out a way to sell a tablet with services since just selling hardware isn’t really bringing sufficient profits.

“We are looking for specific value added services on top of the tablet,” Heins said.

The answer came at a Q&A sessions after the BlackBerry 10 launch where the CEO also said the full QWERTY BlackBerry Q10 should come in April and confirmed the Z10 comes with a user-removable battery.

When asked about the company’s goals, Heins forwarded the question to marketing head Frank Boulben who said BlackBerry wants to quickly become the third biggest name in smartphones.

source: BlackBerry

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9 Comments

1. simplyj

Posts: 406; Member since: Dec 23, 2009

Now that's support

2. Titanicology

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 24, 2013

What?

3. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Those old playbooks just got more valuable

4. soldiernation

Posts: 34; Member since: Sep 09, 2012

I still wish I could've been able to get one. Better than Samsung's support.

5. stychill unregistered

I'm waiting on my playbook to be delivered, hopefully the OS update isn't too far behind its arrival

6. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

yea im thinking of buying a playbook also 64GB for 170 euros haha

7. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

I'm curious to know about existing BB phones. That might be more interesting.

8. jece49

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 05, 2013

I too have a playbook and like it way better than my wife's ipad. was looking forward to the 10 update months ago, so in anticipation of it, I sold my 16gig and got a 64 incase it took more room. Thanks BlackBerry, I want one of your phones also. I'm on sprint and want the z10........what's with sprint about not getting it. Also wondering if tethering is going to still be included.

9. marchels14 unregistered

Im gonna smash it against the wall if its not getting the update. And rim make more apps there is nothing in to the bw store.

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