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4G BlackBerry PlayBook on track for 2012, More details on Native Apps for PlayBook Confirmed

4G BlackBerry PlayBook on track for 2012, More details on Native Apps for PlayBook Confirmed

December 1, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Since RIM announced the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 update, there has been a lot of un-answered questions. Our friends at BBCool had some time to sit down with RIM to discuss the PlayBook’s upcoming native apps and even the long awaited 4G PlayBook models. Below is some of the popular Q&A’s about the PlayBook, including […]

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Screenshots of PlayBook OS 2.0 Leaked – Email, BBM & more!

Screenshots of PlayBook OS 2.0 Leaked – Email, BBM & more!

August 26, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

There has been rumors of the PlayBook getting a pretty big software update this fall. A chinese site, MAXPDA has posted pictures of what appears to be a BlackBerry PlayBook running Tablet OS 2.0.0.2992. This OS update is said to be the one that we are all waiting for, it will include native apps like […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS & Bridge Update Arriving Tuesday?

BlackBerry PlayBook OS & Bridge Update Arriving Tuesday?

July 18, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Remember that PlayBook OS update that didn’t arrive last week? Well we’ve been hearing rumors that it might arrive tomorrow. This PlayBook OS update is said to be bringing ZIP file format support (ability to access ZIP files via Bridge), pinch to zoom during video playback, airplane mode, and new language support. Sadly I still don’t see […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 1.0.6.2390 Update Available

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 1.0.6.2390 Update Available

June 20, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

RIM has just begun rolling out the latest OS update for the BlackBerry PlayBook. The latest version 1.0.6.2390 brings support for Adobe Flash 10.3 and Adobe AIR 2.7. You can grab this latest PlayBook OS update by going into settings, and software updates on your tablet. Here’s a little blurb from the official BlackBerry blog: […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS Update 1.0.3.1997 Coming Soon?

May 11, 2011 | By | 8 Comments

We just got a quick heads up that the next official BlackBerry Tablet OS update will be .1997. Apparently .1997 may have started to roll out to select PlayBook owners, but all owners should start seeing it soon. The last official update from RIM was 1.0.3.1868 so its a nice little jump in updates. We […]

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Video: Android Apps Running on PlayBook via Android App Player

Video: Android Apps Running on PlayBook via Android App Player

May 4, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

Just a few weeks ago, RIM made the announcement that the BlackBerry Tablet OS will have the potential to run Android apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. This is done basically by Android app developers porting their Apps into BlackBerry App World. Once the apps have been approved into App World then users will be […]

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Cool things to do with PlayBook: Bluetooth Keyboard & Mouse

Cool things to do with PlayBook: Bluetooth Keyboard & Mouse

April 22, 2011 | By | 18 Comments

I’ve been on the hunt for cool things to do with my BlackBerry PlayBook. My BlackBerry Bridge is still not working, so I’ve been trying to amuse myself until it gets fixed. Recently I saw that Staples Canada was selling a Bluetooth keyboard designed for the PlayBook, which at the time I thought I would […]

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

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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BlackBerry PlayBook OS Update 1.0.1.1696 Starts Rolling Out

BlackBerry PlayBook OS Update 1.0.1.1696 Starts Rolling Out

April 19, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

It’s a sign of things to come! RIM has started rolling out BlackBerry Tablet OS 1.0.1.1696 for the PlayBook. The OS seems to be rolling out in stages, therefore everyone won’t be getting it at once, and killing RIM’s servers. We haven’t heard what fixes are in this update, but we are hoping for some […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook is NOT compatible with Mac Desktop Software… Yet.

BlackBerry PlayBook is NOT compatible with Mac Desktop Software… Yet.

April 19, 2011 | By | 7 Comments

For my day to day work I use my Macbook Pro, and when I received my BlackBerry PlayBook the first thing I wanted to do with sync it up, and upload music, pictures and videos. Well after looking everywhere and speaking with RIM, I can confirm that the BlackBerry PlayBook is not currently compatible with […]

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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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Can’t Download BlackBerry Bridge on your BlackBerry? Here’s a Fix!

April 19, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

I’ve had my hands on a PlayBook for a few hours now, and I just finished setting everything up, except BlackBerry Bridge. In my BlackBerry App World it’s showing that its “this application is not available for your device or carrier”. Well there is a little bit of a work around if you have a […]

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