First Reviews Don’t Look Good for the BlackBerry PlayBook

The BlackBerry PlayBook is RIM’s answer to Apple’s iPad – a 7.6-inch tablet that boasts a 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and two high-resolution cameras. It’s received bucket loads of hype since it was announced, with the tech world dying to get their hands on the device and establish whether it gives the iPad 2 anything to worry about. Well, … Read More

Killian BellFirst Reviews Don’t Look Good for the BlackBerry PlayBook

BlackBerry PlayBook Release Delay Caused By Apple’s iPad 2?

According to reports, Research In Motion’s BlackBerry PlayBook may have been delayed by up to a month due to parts being used for Apple’s iPad 2. Taiwanese site DigiTimes claims Apple bought up so many touch panels that its Canadian competitor just couldn’t get its tablet built in time. Having originally been slated for a release in the first quarter … Read More

Oliver HaslamBlackBerry PlayBook Release Delay Caused By Apple’s iPad 2?

BlackBerry PlayBook Priced, Dated

The wait is over folks, for this morning Research In Motion brought us pricing (in Canada and the US at least) for its upcoming slate computer, the PlayBook.

Oliver HaslamBlackBerry PlayBook Priced, Dated

RIM: PlayBook still capable despite no PIM features

The BlackBerry PlayBook is universally acclaimed as one of the most promising tablets to be announced in the last few months, and with its impending launch it’s sure to turn a few heads with its impressive performance and fancy UI. One problem many critics (including my good self) have thrown at it though is the reliance on being tethered to … Read More

Oliver HaslamRIM: PlayBook still capable despite no PIM features

RIM Maintains BlackBerry PlayBook Battery Life Claims

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As soon as I saw the hardware specification of Research in Motion’s BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, the first question off my lips was ‘what’s the battery life going to be like?’. With its dual-core 1GHz CPU and 1GB of RAM, it’s safe to say RIM’s iPad competitor will take some powering. Thankfully, according to senior product lead Ryan Bidan at least, … Read More

Oliver HaslamRIM Maintains BlackBerry PlayBook Battery Life Claims

BlackBerry PlayBook Lacks Native Email and Calendar App?

With CES going on as I type, we’re finally hearing first hand reports of what BlackBerry’s PlayBook is like to use. One of the lucky people to spend time with the iPad competitor is Gizmodo’s Matt Buchanan – but he’s hit upon an intriguing problem that I’ve not yet seen mentioned. The PlayBook doesn’t have native email and calendar apps. … Read More

Oliver HaslamBlackBerry PlayBook Lacks Native Email and Calendar App?