While the BlackBerry PlayBook didn't sell gangbusters, BlackBerry VP Francois Mahieu admitted that the company would consider making a successor. However, it is not something that will happen anytime soon.
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.
While it may be a little too early to crack open the bubbly, Research In Motion executives will be pleased to hear that sales of its PlayBook tablet in Canada have actually been doing pretty well recently.
Research In Motion has managed to shift 5,200 of its PlayBook tablets in one go, but not in the way it would’ve liked. The tablets were inside a vehicle that was stolen from a truck stop near Indianapolis.
Reasearch In Motion announced on Thursday that phones with its new BlackBerry 10 operating system would not appear until the latter half of next year. The company also posted figures for the latest quarter showing a sharp drop in profits.
A trademark dispute with an Albuquerque-based software company resulted in a New Mexico court issuing a temporary restraining order against Research In Motion on Tuesday, stopping it from using the BBX name for its next operating system. Soon after the order…