Despite Adobe's decision to stop all developments of Flash for the mobile Web, RIM has promised that it will continue to develop Adobe Flash for its BlackBerry PlayBook.
Adobe will cease development on its Flash plugin for mobile devices, including Android tablets, according to an internal Adobe document. The move has since been confirmed by Adobe.
RIM's Alec Saunders was on hand at this year's Hackathon in Boston to discuss the benefits of the company's recently-announced BBX operating system, as well as some of the tablet strategy behind the move to the upcoming QNX-based platform and support for Android apps.
A new analyst report claims that Apple will lose its domination of the tabletsphere by 2014-15 to Android, and that Microsoft will see limited gains.
Those looking forward to the BlackBerry Tablet OS 2.0 update for the PlayBook will have to wait until February, as the company has delayed the launch from a planned October release.
RIM's BlackBerry DevCon began today in San Francisco. While the event goes until Oct. 20, the company made some of its biggeset announcements this morning, unveiling its next generation platform BBX.
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It appears the BlackBerry PlayBook is getting another price cut, this time from multiple retailers.
Quanta Computer, manufacturer of the BlackBerry PlayBook, plans to layoff 1,000 employees in its Taiwan plant that was contracted to produce the tablet.
The bad news continues for RIM in regards to its PlayBook tablet. The BlackBerry maker shipped only 200,000 PlayBooks in the last quarter, according to its financial results, and neglected to offer estimates for further shipments.
With RIM set to release its quarterly earnings tomorrow, a new report suggests that the company may have shipped just one BlackBerry PlayBook for every 19 iPads last quarter.
It looks like the BlackBerry PlayBook will also be getting a price cut at Best Buy.
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