BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE now available in Canada, it’s faster than WiFi-only model

About a year and a half after launching its first tablet, Research in Motion is now offering an upgraded BlackBerry PlayBook in Canada. The BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE is the first version of the 7 inch tablet to support mobile broadband, and it’s available from wireless carriers Rogers, Bell, and Telus, with prices starting at […]

10 inch BlackBerry PlayBook tablet prototype shows up in Vietnam

Research in Motion hasn’t officially announced any plans to launch a 10 inch BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, but a member of the Vietnamese Tinhte forum has posted pictures of what appears to be a PlayBook with a 10 inch display. As you’d expect, it’s larger than the current 7 inch PlayBook, but it also appears to […]

Blackberry 10 not coming until 2013, RIM lays off 5000 workers

Research in Motion is pushing back the launch of its next-generation operating system for smartphones and tablets until 2013, and the company is eliminating 5,000 more jobs. It’s been a tough quarter for the company, which announced its latest fiscal results this afternoon. Long story short: Revenue was down 33 percent from the previous quarter […]

Brine emulator could bring iOS apps to BlackBerry PlayBook

You can run some Android apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook thanks to the Android App Player built into the latest versions of the tablet’s operating system. Soon you might be able to run iOS apps as well. A developer going by the name “Bubble Wrap” or Businesscat2000 has posted a few videos showing an iOS […]

RIM releases BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 to developers

As expected, Research in Motion released BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 beta last night. The new operating system for RIM’s 7 inch tablet includes a number of improvements affecting web browser performance, the behavior of Android apps, and the default contact, calendar, and contact apps. The latest version of the Android Runtime for PlayBook OS 2.1 […]