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The BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Community Insider Event: Don’t Miss It

March 7, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The BlackBerry Help Blog and Inside BlackBerry have posted an event that you should check out. The event will happen twice so if you can’t make the first day, you’ll have the next day to catch it. Michael Clewley, the senior product manager for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, will be available. Check it out…

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How to Force Your BlackBerry PlayBook to Update OS via Desktop Software

April 20, 2011 | By | 22 Comments

Since we heard RIM started rolling out an OS update (1.0.1.1796) to some PlayBook owners, I’ve been patiently waiting for it. Sadly it hasn’t come. So I started playing around with the BlackBerry Desktop Software to see if by fluke I could get the update, with no success. So then I proceeded to do a […]

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No BBM in BlackBerry Bridge For A Few Weeks…

April 19, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

This quite possibly could be RIM’s stupidest mistake ever, new BlackBerry PlayBook owners today may have noticed that BlackBerry Bridge is not including BBM yet. This is because RIM has not released BBM in the PlayBook’s Bridge application yet. BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) via BlackBerry Bridge is expected to launch within the coming weeks, if we […]

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PlayBook Etiquette: How to Politely Decline an Offer to “Can I Try It”

April 19, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

No doubt you have your very own PlayBook by now, have unboxed it, and fully set it up to bridge to with your BlackBerry smartphone. However as much as you’d like to shelter your new PlayBook from the outside world, its form-factor is going to beg you to take it out for a stroll around […]

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The BlackBerry PlayBook Warranty And Support By RIM

April 12, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

With the WiFi version of the BlackBerry PlayBook coming out, I was wondering how it would affect warranty and support. I’m glad to see that a tipster was able to leak a document that puts our minds at ease and answers the questions. Check it out…

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BlackBerry #PlayBookHaiku Twitter Contest: Win 1 of 20 BlackBerry PlayBooks!

April 12, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

BlackBerry is sponsoring a BlackBerry PlayBook Contest using Twitter. What kind of haiku you ask? One that tells why you want the BlackBerry PlayBook. The contest will run with two invites ┬áThe contest begins tomorrow April 11th, and BlackBerry posted it on Facebook. Want the details? Keep reading…

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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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Need For Speed and Tetris coming to BlackBerry PlayBook at Launch!

February 10, 2011 | By | 7 Comments

RIM just sent out a press release to let us know that the BlackBerry PlayBook will have two sweet games available at launch. Both Need For Speed (by EA Games) and Tetris will come pre-loaded on the PlayBook. The games are being demoed by each company at MWC (Mobile World Congress) in Barcelona, Spain. It’s […]

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The 4G BlackBerry PlayBook Could Be Heading to Verizon!

February 9, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

Since the BlackBerry PlayBook was announced last year many have wondered if only Sprint will carry the 4G model. Well it appears that Verizon is in fact fighting to launch the 4G PlayBook as well. Our friends at RIMarkable came across a pretty interesting website that allowed people to register for a private beta for […]

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Sneak Peak: Poynt on the BlackBerry PlayBook

February 2, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

We first got a chance to see our favorite BlackBerry app Poynt running on the PlayBook back at CES. Now our buddy Simon at IntoMobile has posted up a great preview of Poynt running on the PlayBook. From what we’ve seen so far the PlayBook doesn’t appear to have a built-in GPS unit, which means […]

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RIM Launches New Developer Tools and Services for BlackBerry Tablet OS and BlackBerry Smartphones at DEVCON Asia

January 12, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

RIM Launches New Developer Tools and Services for BlackBerry Tablet OS and BlackBerry Smartphones at BlackBerry DEVCON Asia BlackBerry WebWorks Platform Enables Web Developers to Build Robust Applications for the BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet That Also Support BlackBerry Smartphones. BlackBerry Smartphone Platform Gets New Releases: Payment Service SDK in Beta, BlackBerry Push Service SDK v1.0.1 and […]

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RIM answers popular FAQ’s about BlackBerry PlayBook after CES 2011

January 9, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

CES 2011 wrapped up today, and RIM posted up one final video about the BlackBerry PlayBook on their official blog, Inside BlackBerry. The video is with Product Manager Ryan Bidan who handled the BlackBerry PlayBook. Ryan answers frequently asked questions about the BlackBerry PlayBook, including questions like “Do you need a BlackBerry to enjoy the […]

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