Back a couple of days ago, rumors starting circulating that RIM might delay the BlackBerry PlayBook due to poor battery issues. Well it seems that RIM wasn’t too happy about that, and immediantely fired back with an official statement regarding the rumor. Here’s what they had to say: “Any testing or observation of battery life [...]
New rumors are floating around the internet that RIM might be delaying the early Q1 launch of the BlackBerry PlayBook due to poor battery performance. The rumor comes from Kaufman Brothers analyst Shaw Wu, who says RIM may delay the PlayBook due to poor battery life when compared to other tablets like the Samsung Galaxy [...]
It’s no secret that the BlackBerry PlayBook is right around the corner. This morning during Rogers’ TabLife conference in Toronto, Rogers announced that they will in fact be launching the BlackBerry PlayBook early next year. Sadly they didn’t announce any pricing or exact dates. Thanks to the folks at MobileSyrup for the live coverage of [...]
So you may have heard yesterday that RIM announced the acquisition of TAT. TAT (also known as The Astonishing Tribe) is known for their beautiful mobile user interface (UI) designs. RIM has announced that their work will be coming to RIM’s recently announced QNX Platform for the BlackBerry PlayBook and smartphones. Check out the video [...]
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.
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 has been a hot topic all over the internet, and many people have been wondering if the QNX-built OS (aka BlackBerry Tablet OS) would make its way to BlackBerry smartphones. Apparently a RIM VP confirmed this morning at a DEVCON breakfast event, that the OS would someday replace the current BlackBerry OS. [...]
There’s an interesting rumor floating around the internet that RIM is getting ready to launch their tablet, possibly as early as next week at their Developer Conference in San Fransisco. Apparently the BlackBerry Tablet which could be called BlackPad or SurfBook, will operate on an operating system developed by QNX, which RIM acquired last year. [...]