BlackBerry 10 coming to the PlayBook after first BB10 phone launches

Research in Motion’s next-generation operating system will be able to run on phones and tablets. If you want to run BlackBerry 10 on your phone, you’ll probably have to buy a new handset. No upgrades are planned for current BlackBerry 7 devices. But BlackBerry tablet users will have a chance to move to BB10 without […]

Confirmed: BlackBerry PlayBook 4G coming in 2012

BlackBerry PlayBook tablets with 4G radios have been showing up in the wild for a little while now, and there have been rumors that wireless carriers were testing the new tablets. But up until this week Research in Motion officials hadn’t confirmed that its new 4G PlayBook was on track to launch this year. Now […]

Now you can play PlayStation games on a Blackberry PlayBook

Not happy with the selection of games available for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet? No problem. Developer Catalystg has ported the PCSX PlayStation emulator to run on the $199 tablet, which means you can play games for Sony’s classic video game console on the 7 inch tablet. You can find details at the CrackBerry Forums or […]

RIM releases BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0.1

As expected, Research in Motion has released an updated version of its operating system for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. But it doesn’t just add support for 3G and 4G tablets (in fact, it’s not even clear yet if it does that at all, since the PlayBook 4G isn’t available yet). It also offers new features […]

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 won’t support side-loaded Android apps

With the release of BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0, RIM made it possible to run thousands of Android apps on the company’s 7 inch tablet. That dramatically increases the number of apps available for the tablet, since there are far more apps developed for Android than for the PlayBook OS. Right now there are two ways […]

DingleBerry 4.0 jailbreak for BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 is on hold

Shortly after Research in Motion released BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 for the company’s 7 inch tablet, folks noticed that it couldn’t be jailbroken using the existing versions of the Dingleberry jailbreak tool. The developers behind the jailbreak had promised that Dingleberry 4.0 would be along soon to address the issue… but that was in February. […]