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RIM shows off BlackBerry PlayBook web browser, HTML5, Flash performance

The upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook has a dual core processor and what appear to be pretty powerful multitasking capabilities. But how does it handle everyday tasks like viewing web pages with heavy Flash or HTML5 features? Research in Motion has posted a new video of the PlayBook browser in action and it looks like it can […]

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RIM shows off latest build of BlackBerry PlayBook UI

Research in Motion’s BlackBerry PlayBook tablet won’t be ready to ship until next year, but the company has been showing off early prototypes at every opportunity. Last week Canadian wireless carrier Rogers announced it would be working with RIM to offer the PlayBook, and the folks at Electronista found some video showing the tablet in […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook spotted in the wild, multitasks like a champ

When Research in Motion first introduced its upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook, the tablet was tucked away behind glass, leading some conspiracy theorists to proclaim that the device didn’t actually exist (at least not yet). But now the company is starting to show off the device. This morning RIM posted a video comparing the web browsing experience […]

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RIM shows off BlackBerry PlayBook at Adobe MAX conference

This morning Adobe announced that Adobe AIR 2.5 would work on a range of devices including TVs, Android smartphones, and tablets like the BlackBerry PlayBook. Meanwhile RIM launched the SDK for developing AIR apps for the tablet today, as well as a BlackBerry PlayBook simulator. So it probably shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that […]

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Updated BlackBerry PlayBook specs include 64GB model, high capacity battery

When Research in Motion introduced the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet a few weeks ago, the company mentioned it would come in 16GB and 32GB models. Now it looks like there will also be a 64GB model for users who want a little extra (or rather, double) the storage space on their 7 inch BlackBerry tablets. The […]

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RIM introduces the BlackBerry Tablet: Meet the BlackBerry PlayBook

After months of leaks, rumors, and speculation Research in Motion has introduced its upcoming tablet. Thankfully, it’s not called the BlackPad. Somewhat confusingly though, RIM is positioning it as the first “enterprise ready” tablet, and calling it the BlackBerry PlayBook. Here’s what we know so far: 7 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel capacitive touchscreen display […]