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RIM adds autocorrect, predictive text to PlayBook OS 2.0 beta

Research in Motion has released a new beta version of OS 2.0 for the BlackBerryPlayBook Tablet. You can register your Playbook to download OS at the BlackBerry website. The new software is aimed at developers that want to test their apps before PlayBook OS 2.0 is available to the public. But the latest beta […]

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Leaked roadmap: 10″ BlackBerry PlayBook this year

Research in Motion’s current BlackBerry PlayBook features a 7 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display and a 1 GHz TI OMAP4 dual core processors. It was released in early 2011, but RIM plans to offer a major software update soon that will make the tablet more useful by adding native email, calendar, and contact apps […]

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Rooting a BlackBerry PlayBook gets easier with Dingleberry 3.0

The folks behind the Dingleberry tool for rooting a BlackBerry PlayBook have released a new version with two key features: Dingleberry 3.0 now lets you downgrade your PlayBook operating system. There’s now support for streaming video from Hulu baked in. Shortly after the first version of Dingleberry was released, Research in Motion pushed a software update […]

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BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 with calendar, contacts coming in February

Research in Motion will roll out BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 to the public in February. The OS has been in public beta for months, but RIM is showing off the new software on tablets at the Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas and plans to roll out the update to everyone starting next […]

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Deals of the Day (12-29-11)

Christmas may have come and gone, but the BlackBerry PlayBook is still on sale at several stores with 16GB models going for as little as $199. Best Buy has the best price on the 32GB model, at $249.99. Here’s a roundup of some of the day’s best deals. Tablets BlackBerry PlayBook 7″ tablet w/32GB for […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2 beta updated, patches DingleBerry jailbreak exploit

Research in Motion has released a new beta version of the BlackBerry PlayBook operating system. PlayBook OS for the tablet feels smother and faster than the previous beta nad fixes a number of quirks. But there’s bad news for anyone that’s rooted a PlayBook using Dingleberry. Update: Now you can use Dingleberry 3.0 to […]

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RIM shipped about 850,000 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets this year

Research in Motion has releases its latest quarterly earnings report, and while the company shipped more than 14 million smartphones, RIM only moved about 150,000 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets in the quarter ending November 26th, 2011. The company shipped about 200,000 tablets the previous quarter, and half a million the quarter before that, which means that since the […]