BlackBerry OS News

European Airlines Will Soon Allow Gate-To-Gate Tablet Use Too

Airlines in the U.S. recently began allowing passengers to use tablets and other electronic devices during all phases of their flights, and European airlines will soon follow suit. Read full article

BlackBerry OS News

Four U.S. Airlines Now Let Passengers Use Tablets Throughout the Whole Flight

Last week, the FAA rescinded its long-held policy that prevented airline passengers from using tablets when the plane they were on was taking off and landing. At this point, four[...] Read full article

BlackBerry OS News

Nearly a Half of Adult Americans Own a Tablet or eReader

Over a third of adult Americans own a tablet, and almost a quarter of them own a eReader, according to the Pew Research Center's Internet Project. Read full article

BlackBerry OS News

BlackBerry Rolling Out BBM Beta to Android and iOS Devices

A cross-platform beta of BlackBerry Messenger is now going out to select iOS and Android users. Read more from Brighthand. Read full article

BlackBerry OS News

Apple iPad Dominates Tablet Web Traffic with 84% Share

An analysis of which tablets are being used to access web sites in N. America has found that the Apple iPad is the predominant platform by a huge margin. This[...] Read full article

BlackBerry OS News

Exec In Charge of the BlackBerry PlayBook Has Resigned

There's another nail in the coffin of the PlayBook II: the person at BlackBerry who was responsible for the first version is leaving the company. Read full article

BlackBerry OS News

Analysts: Inexpensive Tablets are the Cause of Dropping Desktop and Laptop Sales

The second quarter of this year saw a continuation in the decline of sales of all PCs, which analysts from Gartner say was brought about by increasing interest in low-cost[...] Read full article

BlackBerry OS News

PlayBook Tablet Not Getting an Upgrade to BlackBerry 10 After All

In January, the CEO of BlackBerry said his company's tablet would be getting an upgrade to the new BlackBerry 10 operating system. Today he rescinded that promise. Read full article

BlackBerry OS News

FAA Expected To Relax Rules for Using Tablets on Planes

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has tasked an advisory panel of industry, pilot-union and government representatives to take a look at the guidelines regarding electronic use during various phases of[...] Read full article

BlackBerry OS News

BlackBerry and Nokia Both Considering Tablets

While neither BlackBerry or Nokia have actually announced plans to bring out a tablet, executives from both of these smartphone companies have hinted that it's a possibility. Read full article