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Official BlackBerry PlayBook keyboard case launches… for $120

Research in Motion is finally offering an official keyboard/case combo for the BlackBerry PlayBook… more than a year after the tablet first hit the streets. But that’s not even the strangest thing about the new BlackBerry Mini Keyboard. RIM also wants to charge $119.99 for the accessory — even though you can buy a BlackBerry […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook was top-selling tablet at Future Shop, Best Buy Canada last week

The BlackBerry PlayBook was the best-selling tablet at two major electronics chains in Canada last week. Both Future Shop and Best Buy Canada have tole Research in Motion that the 7 inch tablet outsold the competition… including Apple’s iPad 2 for the week. Before you break out the champagne to toast RIM though, there are […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook price drops to $199… permanently?

Before the holidays Research in Motion started slashing BlackBerry PlayBook prices by more than 50-percent. From time to time the price has gone back to normal, with a 16GB model priced at $499, but the company seemed to keep starting up the sale again, pricing the cheapest model at $199. Now it looks like that […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2 is here…so what’s new?

After months of previews, sneak peaks, glimpses, and beta updates, RIM has finally released BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2. While it’s not going to turn the original PlayBook into an iPad killer, the update has brought tons of new functionality to RIM’s tablet. And that’s terrific news for everyone who’s recently picked up a heavily-discounted PlayBook […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 could launch February 21st

Research in Motion has promised to release a major software update for the BlackBerry PlayBook this month — and now it looks like the company has picked a date: February 21st. The folks at Berry Review note that Research in Motion mentioned the date during a webcast for game developers. BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 will […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook update will let you control your tablet with your phone

Research in Motion plans to roll out version 2.0 of its operating system for the BlackBerry PlayBook operating system later this month — and the company is starting to show off some new features. We already knew that PlayBook OS 2.0 would include support for some Android applications as well as native email, contact, and […]

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The $199 BlackBerry PlayBook is back

Research in Motion is again offering the BlackBerry PlayBook 7 inch tablet for as little as $199. Last month the company ran a baffling promotion with the 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB versions of the tablet all priced at $299. But until February 11th you can pick up the 16GB model for $199. RIM is also selling […]

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Android apps coming to BlackBerry tablets this month

Research in Motion plans to release BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 later this month. When the company showed off an early build of the new operating system for PlayBook tablets at CES in January, RIM highlighted the new calendar, contact, and email apps — but made no mention of the fact that the tablets would be […]