Playbook articles

RIM delays QNX-based BlackBerry smartphones until late 2012

Research In Motion has announced that its QNX-based smartphones have been delayed until late 2012 -- well after its originally slated first quarter unveiling. The news came during an investor call last night and marks the latest in a string…

RIM delays PlayBook OS 2.0 until February 2012

It's bad enough that RIM's PlayBook was released on the market without key BlackBerry features like BBM or email, but now the company is saying that the software upgrade that's supposed to enable this functionality has been delayed until February. …

BlackBerry PlayBook gets $150 price cut

Best Buy has slashed the price on RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook by $150, bringing the 64GB tablet down to $550. The 16GB model dropped to $449, $50 off the original asking price. Could it be that the PlayBook is next in line for liquidation?

Rumor: 10" PlayBook cancelled to focus on QNX-based phone

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion has been under a lot of pressure lately, following its latest financial results that showed a slowdown in sales and news of delayed products as well as possible layoffs. With their first tablet device getting a…

BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Reviewed: Hot or Not?

The BlackBerry PlayBook is RIM's entry into the burgeoning tablet market that is currently dominated by Apple. It faces a stiff competition from the iPad and the various Android tablets that are just now coming to market.

Does RIM have what it takes to compete at this level of consumer tablet? Is the BlackBerry PlayBook something that the average customer should be parting with their hard-earned money for?

RIM wants Hulu Plus on the BlackBerry PlayBook

Research In Motion (RIM) is interested in getting Hulu to work on its newly released tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook. Users shouldn't expect the free version of Hulu on the device, however, but rather Hulu Plus, which gives subscribers an expanded…

First BlackBerry PlayBook reviews hit the web

After several months of anticipation Research In Motion's debut tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook, is almost here. The company began seeding the device to the press in anticipation to next week's launch and now the first reviews are starting to trickle…

RIM unveils 7-inch BlackBerry tablet, the PlayBook

Following months of rumors, RIM has finally unveiled its new slate called the PlayBook. Much like its BlackBerry smartphones, the company's tablet is largely aimed at enterprise users, but the average gadget enthusiast is also encouraged to pick one up,…