Tag: tablet os

RIM rollouts BlackBerry Tablet OS 1.0.1.1690

April 18, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

The BlackBerry PlayBook is getting so close you can almost touch it. Apparently RIM snuck out a quick OS update today for the BlackBerry PlayBook. This updates the tablet to OS 1.0.1.1690 which is said to bring minor enhancements. So most likely you will be prompted to update to this version when you get your […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook Reviews Hit the Web

April 14, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

The BlackBerry PlayBook is set to go on sale on April 19th, and so far only a select few had a chance to get their hands on RIM’s new tablet. The reviews thus far are pretty interesting with the most detailed review going to CrackBerry. The BBSync will also be bringing you our thoughts on […]

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Gestures on BlackBerry PlayBook: Everything You Need To Know

March 29, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

  The BlackBerry PlayBook is scheduled to launch in roughly 20 days, and we’re betting you will start to see lots of fun PlayBook related news over the next few weeks. This is only one of the great teases you will see leaking out about the PlayBook. The folks at CrackBerry have posted up a […]

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RIM welcomes tinyHippos to the BlackBerry Family

March 25, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

RIM has just posted up that tinyHippos will be joining the RIM family. No these aren’t real hippos, its actually a company that focuses on mobile widgets and web developments. I’m not at all familar with the company, but apparently they have a mobile environment emulator called Ripple, which is a multi-platform mobile environment emulator that runs […]

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Android Apps coming to BlackBerry PlayBook & Tablet OS Platform!

March 24, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

This just came hot off the press! RIM has announced they’re expanding their ecosystem for the BlackBerry Tablet OS by allowing Android applications, as well BlackBerry Java apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook. This is absolutely HUGE news for the PlayBook and its QNX based operating system. Android currently hosts over 200,000 apps, and this will […]

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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’s first BlackBerry PlayBook Promo Video – Step It Up

January 6, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s a first look at RIM’s new BlackBerry PlayBook promo video. The video is called Step It Up, and basically talks about true multitasking, and the way it should be. It’s just a quick taste of whats to come in the next few weeks/months. Watch the video below…

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RIM demos BlackBerry PlayBook Web Browsing Experience, Makes Everyone Drool…

January 4, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Once again RIM has taken a few minutes to show off the BlackBerry PlayBook, and its awesome web browsing experience. The video that RIM posted today is about 3 minutes long, and shows the PlayBook’s browser handling VideoJS.com and the full Facebook website (flash and all) without any issues. The video evens demos flash games […]

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RIM struggles to get BlackBerry PlayBook battery life under control?

December 28, 2010 | By | 4 Comments

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 […]

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An Inside Look at the BlackBerry PlayBook for Developers

October 2, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

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 […]

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RIM VP confirms QNX Tablet OS will Replace BlackBerry OS… Someday

September 28, 2010 | By | 3 Comments

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. […]

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