Tag: blackberry tablet

Official: BlackBerry PlayBook Launches April 19th in Canada and USA

March 22, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Finally the official news we’ve all been waiting for! RIM has just announced the Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry PlayBook is set to go on sale April 19th in both Canada and the United States. The PlayBook is expected to be available in three sizes 16GB, 32GB and 64GB, and like we expected pricing will be $499, […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook Coming to UK in June…

March 21, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Some sad news to report today. A new leaked document showing upcoming phones and tablets for UK carrier Three shows the BlackBerry PlayBook isn’t launching until June. Three is expected to launch the Wi-Fi only model of the BlackBerry PlayBook, along with several other smartphones and tablets. We haven’t confirmed if June is only for […]

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Video: HD Look at the BlackBerry PlayBook Music Store and Podcast App

March 15, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Our friends at IntoMobile have taken look at the PlayBook’s upcoming 7digital Music Store and the BlackBerry Podcast App. They’ve recorded a HD video that really shows the high resolution details of the apps. From what we see, we like! The software on the PlayBook in this demo appears to be pretty polished and we […]

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More PlayBook Launch Rumors and Possible Pricing?

March 15, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

PlayBook rumors come and go these days. The folks at PreCentral have obtained another interesting tablet rumor. Apparently the BlackBerry PlayBook was/is set to go on sale “at a major retailer” on March 27th. While many have reported that the PlayBook will launch sometime after April 10th, this leaked document shows the PlayBook along with […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook passes FCC in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB Models

March 10, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

This could only be a good sign! The BlackBerry PlayBook has made it through the FCC. It seems RIM included all three sizes (16, 32, 64GB) of the Wi-Fi PlayBook in the FCC filing. Sadly there was no sign of the 4G model at this time. RIM has requested a confidently request with the FCC […]

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Video: 7digital Music Store and Podcast App on PlayBook In Action!

March 9, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

The official BlackBerry Blog took a few minutes today to run through the two new music-centered apps announced today for the PlayBook. The apps include the 7digital Music Store and the BlackBerry Podcast app for PlayBook, both of which will come preloaded at launch in Canada and the United States. RIM’s official blog also pointed […]

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RIM and 7digital team up for Music Store on BlackBerry PlayBook at Launch

March 9, 2011 | By | 6 Comments

RIM sent out a press release early this morning to let everyone about their latest partnership with 7digital. The partnership with 7digital will a pre-installed music store on the BlackBerry PlayBook for the USA and Canada. 7digital currently has a music catalog of over 13 million MP3’s and the PlayBook will get access to them […]

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Free BlackBerry PlayBook for Developers Extended Until March 31st

March 7, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

This is great news for app developers! RIM has extended the free PlayBook offer to developers until March 31st. This will give developers a little more time to get their PlayBook apps into RIM’s hands, and of course get a free PlayBook. You can grab all the details of the free PlayBook offer here. RIM […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook Launch Pushed to April 10th…

March 2, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Looks like end of this month could be out of the question for the PlayBook launch, according to BGR, RIM is planning to officially launch the PlayBook on April 10th. That means the PlayBook can be yours in just over a month, which is better than nothing. Apparently the BlackBerry Tablet OS is set to […]

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What Twitter Apps will come to the BlackBerry PlayBook?

February 17, 2011 | By | 13 Comments

Like many people, over the past year or two I’ve become addicted to Twitter. Tonight I found myself wondering an interesting question which seemed to have sparked interest with some of my followers on Twitter. What Twitter apps will come to the PlayBook? Will RIM introduce Twitter for PlayBook? or will we see third party […]

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TAT also demos Aura Weather App for BlackBerry PlayBook

February 17, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

Not only did TAT demo a scrap booking app at MWC 2011 today, they also had a chance to demo a unique weather app for the PlayBook called Aura. This app was built entirely with RIM’s BlackBerry WebWorks SDK. This app really makes me wonder what else RIM and TAT have in store for future […]

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RIM expecting 4,000 BlackBerry PlayBook Apps at Launch?!

January 26, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Could it really be? Will the PlayBook have 4,000 apps ready at launch? Reuters had a chance to sit down with RIM’s own Jeff McDowell (senior VP for business and platform marketing) who had some interesting things to say. Not only did he talk about the BlackBerry Balance solution, but McDowell had some interesting things […]

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