A photo of a retailer's tablet release spreadsheet has surfaced on PreCentral, revealing the pricing and release dates of numerous tablets, many of which were previously unknown.
By the time the PlayBook officially launches, RIM's tablet will be outfitted with a music store, games, and other apps built on the Adobe Flash and RIM WebWorks platforms, but traditional Java-based BlackBerry business apps won't be ready for the tablet until later.
RIM hasn't made any official announcement yet, but it's being rumored that the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet's launch date has been confirmed.
The Mobile Word Congress is heating up, as Research In Motion announced two new 4G connection options for its anticipated BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. In addition to an already revealed WiMax PlayBook, RIM has revealed that it will also offer LTE and HSPA+ versions of the tablet.
BlackBerry PlayBook users are going to get the best of both worlds when the tablet from Research In Motion Ltd. is released: a BlackBerry OS with the ability to run Android applications.
Do not tell major electronics retailers any important secrets. Less than a week after Best Buy jumped the gun announcing the release date of the Motorola Xoom, Office Depot has let the price of the BlackBerry PlayBook slip.
Unlike a lot of siblings, RIM's first tablet offering should be pretty compatible with its sister line of phones. A couple of weeks after RIM previewed the BlackBerry PlayBook, the company has released a video showing the functionality between the tablet and the traditional BlackBerry line of smartphones...
A world of applications might be opening up to BlackBerry users. There are rustlings that because of RIM's shift to a new OS and the consequent addition of a new Java virtual machine, future products from the company might be able to run software produced for Android devices.
Mike Abramsky, an analyst for RBC Capital, projected today that the Blackberry PlayBook tablet would sell 4 million units by the end of 2011, and 6 million in its first twelve months.
RIM BlackBerry PlayBook tablet could be headed to AT&T's 3G network as soon as March. In addition, an LTE 4G PlayBook could launch soon after, according to rumors first reported on the CIO.com blog.
The closest anyone came to the BlackBerry PlayBook outside of RIM, until last week, was to stare at it behind glass. Working units were at CES, and today RIM hosted a meeting where representatives demonstrated its capabilities in real time. TPCR was there and has a preview of the consumer and enterprise-ready device.
It looks like Sprint wasn't content to let Verizon and T-Mobile hog the CES spotlight as today the carrier announced it will carry the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet on the Sprint 4G network.
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