Posts Tagged PlayBook

Blackberry expands PlayBook with Android apps

Smartphone maker Research in Motion (RIM) has moved to plug up the gap in PlayBook’s application roster by bringing Android to its iPad tablet rival. The company announced this morning that it will be providing its upcoming Tablet devices with what it calls “app players”, in effect, run-time environments that enable the PlayBook to run […]

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RIM Blackberry PlayBook – will it succeed?

For years, the PC market was dominated by one operating system. A lot of people weren’t keen on it but it did provide one useful outcome – and that’s the fact that you could go as close as you could to guaranteeing that the software would run on your computer. Because just about every computer […]

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RIM to ship one million PlayBooks this quarter

US telecoms company Research in Motion (RIM) is expected to ship around one million of its highly anticipated PlayBook tablet devices during the first quarter of 2011. According to a report on, the tablets are being manufactured by major Taiwan OEM maker Quanta Computer with a Wi-Fi only version to be released sometime in […]

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Will RIM get developer love for its PlayBook?

And with that comes yet another platform to entice developers. The announcement of the PlayBook tablet device provides a new platform for developers to create multimedia-rich web apps to entice users. The question is will developers jump at the idea of yet another option? With Apple and Google leading the way in gaining interest from […]

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RIM launches Blackberry tablet

Smartphone maker Research in Motion overnight became the latest brand to launch a tablet device into what will shortly become a very crowded market. Called the PlayBook, the new “enterprise-ready” tablet features a 7-inch LCD panel with 1024×600-pixel resolution, an as-yet-unspecified 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM and a brand-new Blackberry Tablet OS, that supports […]

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