BlackBerry PlayBook

BlackBerry CEO slams tablets, follow-up to PlayBook seems unlikely

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins has a vendetta against tablets, slamming the devices in a recent interview. According to Heins, slates lack any long-term potential and make for a bad business model. A follow-up to the PlayBook seems like a…

RIM announces 4G LTE PlayBook and offers to license BlackBerry 10 to other manufacturers

RIM has announced the new version of the BlackBerry PlayBook and it features 4G LTE connectivity. It will be released in Canada first on August 9. RIM CEO Thorsten Heins also floated the idea of licensing BB10 to manufacturers.

Losers unite! This BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is running Windows Phone 7

Wonder what Windows Phone 7 would have been like on a tablet? We get a glimpse of a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet running Microsofts mobile OS.

RIM to release BlackBerry 10 prototype in May, bets the future on developers

Developers will get a taste of BlackBerry 10 in May, with the future of RIM riding on the new OS.

PlayBook tablet to get BlackBerry 10 OS

RIM's big BlackBerry 10 smartphone platform will also be released on its PlayBook tablet, says the manufacturer.
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Apple, you win: I want an iPad

With the new iPad, Apple may have finally won me over. For the first time, the iPad looks like a complete, fully realized product. The question is, why doesn't it have any viable competition?
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BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 feature breakdown: Can RIM save its forsaken tablet?

We go in-depth with the new BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 to give you a complete guide to its new features like Email, Contacts, and Calendar as well as many other upgrades to the interface. Many pictures and a video review included.
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RIM offers free PlayBooks to Android developers and slashes price to $200

RIM has put the PlayBook on sale for $200 in the US and is giving the device away to Android developers who submit ports of their apps by Feb. 13.

There’s still hope for BlackBerry, but don’t thank RIM’s new CEO

RIM recently appointed a new CEO, Thorsten Heins, who claims that the company doesn't need to make drastic changes because it has already enacted big reforms and has a plan going forward. We examine how RIM got here, how bad its situation…
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Our favorite tablets at CES 2012

We recap our favorite tablet PCs on display at the Consumer Electronics Show, from the transforming IdeaPad Yoga, to the AMOLED Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE to the revamped BlackBerry PlayBook.

BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 impressions: Finally, native email and a calendar!

We go hands on with the new 2.0 software release for the BlackBerry PlayBook. It may not be a new tablet, but with native email, calendar, and contacts apps as well as some Android app support, it certainly feels like a much better tablet.

RIM price-cut: All BlackBerry PlayBook models now $299

Research In Motion has cut the price of all BlackBerry PlayBook models — 16GB, 32GB and 64GB — to $299.