Let’s take this one with a grain of salt for now. Mobility Insider has just posted up what they claim will be the BlackBerry PlayBook’s pricing at launch. If the information is correct the PlayBook will start at under $400 for the 8GB model, and range in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB. The PlayBook is expected [...]
Mobility Insider was able to get their hands on the Playbook and share their first impressions. I get more and more excited as the time draws nearer. We’ll share with you those highlights. The QNX is still in beta, so when the product is finished, polished, and out on the markets I think everyone is [...]
Hey! Speaking of the BlackBerry PlayBook. The team at Engadget got a brief hands-on experience with RIM’s upcoming PlayBook tablet. The PlayBook will be the first (and hopefully not last) device rocking the new QNX operating system. The video quickly shows how the PlayBook can multitask and play videos without slowing down and feeling slugish. [...]
RIM has posted up a video of their upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook in action, and put against Apple’s iPad. The video quickly shows how fast the PlayBook’s WebKit browser is, and its wide support for Flash and HTML 5. Check out the video above and you can find more details at InsideBlackBerry.
Bloomberg has posted some more details from Research In Motion Ltd. about the upcoming Playbook we’re all excited about. First, it will sell in North America in the first quarter, and secondly, it will be sold for less than $500 as it goes to bat against the iPad.
Today at Adobe’s MAX conference in Los Angeles, RIM announced the new BlackBerry Tablet OS SDK for Adobe AIR. This new SDK will allow developers to easily create applications for RIM’s upcoming tablet using Adobe’s developer tools. Press Release: New SDK From RIM Allows Developers to Create Adobe AIR Applications for BlackBerry PlayBook Waterloo, ON [...]
Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, during a 4th Q earnings call made some comments aimed at the competition over the iPad. And while most of it was directed at Google, the seven inch comment also applied to the PlayBook. Jim Balsillie, Co CEO of RIM, had his response, and it was most fitting. Apples and [...]
The BlackBerry Dev Blog recently posted up an interview with Dan Dodge, the co-founder and CEO of QNX, who developed the BlackBerry Tablet OS found in the PlayBook. Dan explains how QNX Neutrino OS found inside the PlayBook works, and what it means for developers. It’s a great read if you want a more technical look [...]
The BlackBerry PlayBook is now up on BlackBerry.com, and here is a small look at RIM’s new tablet in action. From the pictures you can see the PlayBook running BBM (BlackBerry Messenger), surfing the web, using the calendar, checking email, and even doing a video conference. Sadly we haven’t see what the keyboard looks like [...]
Wow! Today at the BlackBerry Developers Conference, RIM unveiled the BlackBerry PlayBook, a 7″ tablet that comes packed with features. This tablet from RIM comes loaded with an operating system designed by QNX. The BlackBerry PlayBook will feature a 7″ high resolution display, will be 9.7mm thick, run a 1GHZ dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, [...]