Archive for the ‘BlackBerry Playbook’ Category

In the world of tech dominance it’s hard to forget Blackberries. RIM simply put changed the smart phone and mobile tech world in many ways. However, since the dawn of Apple’s iPhone and Googles Android opertating system the Blackberry maker has been fighting an uphill battle to stay relevant. The launch of their Blackberry Torch was to be the guiding light into the future. Unfortunately the Torch’s light seems to be dimming. The Blackberry Playbook is RIM’s attempt at the tablet space and seems to be quite impressive; unfortunately it’s still missing apps. Apples app store boasts over 300,000 unique apps as Android’s growing market is at 130,000. When looking at the Blackberry market you can indeed see some “slacking” if you will in the quality and quantity. As of last year the total number of apps within the Blackberry app world was around 10,000, surely a far cry from its competitors. But what should you do if you’re Blackberry? Take advantage of your new Playbook tablets operating system and allow you users to download Android apps of course. (more…)

When users turn on their new BlackBerry® Playbook™ tablet for the first time, they had better be prepared for some fun and excitement with two iconic games from Electronic Arts preloaded* and available for hours of entertaining gameplay – Need for Speed™ Undercover, the high-octane action game, and Tetris®, one of the world’s most popular video games of all time.

Research In Motion (RIM) and Electronic Arts Inc. made the announcement today, ahead of this year’s Mobile World Congress, (February 14 to February 17, 2011, in Barcelona, Spain) where the companies will demonstrate Need for Speed Undercover and Tetris running on the highly anticipated BlackBerry PlayBook and showcasing the tablet’s next generation high definition 3D capabilities. (more…)

worlds biggest hdtv cowboys stadium iPad to Be Official PlayBook of the Dallas Cowboys?

While doing my daily DallasNews reading on the Cowboys, I came across an article titled Dallas Cowboys considering turning in their playbooks for iPads. Before opening the link I thought, can someone please tell Jerry Jones that a BlackBerry “PlayBook” is set to launch soon?

The team is considering abandoning textbook like playbooks in turn for Apple iPads. Pete Walsh, head of technology for the Cowboys briefed with CNET on the digital revolution. DNews has obtained this piece.

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Research In Motion (RIM) has been very quiet about the release date for the BlackBerry Playbook, but a leaked image from the Office Depot database may have ruined their surprise. The image shows that the Playbook will be listed at $499 for the 16GB Wi-Fi Version, while the release date was a little less precise. Office Depot says the Playbook will be in stores by “Week 17” which actually translates to April 24th. More After the break (more…)

We’ve known for some time that a WiFi version of the BlackBerry PlayBook would be available soon as well as a 4G version through Sprint. According to some new info discovered by Engadget and Skatter Tech, Verizon Wireless might also be offering their own version of the PlayBook tablet. More after the break. (more…)