RIM to launch BlackBerry 'companion' tablet in 2010?

By Jos
May 13, 2010
  1. With the tablet form factor getting a lot of attention lately, it seems Research in Motion doesn't want to be left out of the party. According to unconfirmed reports from Boy Genius, citing sources within the company, the Canadian firm is planning to launch an 8.9-inch BlackBerry tablet device which would function strictly as a 'companion' to their BlackBerry smartphones, offering a larger screen for books, movies, photos and web browsing.

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  2. samuelward

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  3. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Guru Posts: 843   +38

    I was considering getting a Droid when my plan expires in a year and a half, but if RIM goes through with this and it turns out well, I may just stick with BlackBerry.

    Have you even tried the newest Storm 2? MAJOR improvement over the Storm 1. I had serious issues with the first one, but so far the Storm 2 has left me very pleased about their progress with SurePress technology.
  4. Google and Apple are too far ahead for RIMM to catch up with piecemeal moves.They need to do change their strategy dramatically like merging with Nokia http://bit.ly/a3cNpa
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