While sales of both the BlackBerry PlayBook and the Motorola Xoom may have been dismal, these tablets generate more web traffic in the U.S. and Canada than all of Amazon's Kindle Fire models combined.
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Samsung's much anticipated Galaxy S III was revealed in London last week while RIM held BlackBerry World in Orlando. The HTC One X is also available in stores today and we both love it.
The OS 2.0 update brought support for Android apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook. While many Android apps are available in BB App World, there are still many missing that can be side-loaded onto the device. This is similar to how apps are loaded on the Kindle Fire and B&N Nook Tablet.
There has been a lot of armchair quarterbacking taking place for RIM and if they can get a device like the one rumored at CrackBerry.com then they may still be in the running for the 3rd smartphone platform.
There is a lot of excitement for the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet, but don't forget to take a look at the BlackBerry PlayBook during this limited time price drop too.
In reality there's hardly any similarity between the two devices.
Could this be the first BlackBerry smartphone running BBX, the fusion platform combining the best of the PlayBook's QNX and BB OS?
A new survey of mobile app developers shows that Apple and Android are still at the top of the pack when it comes to plans for future apps. But Microsoft has vaulted ahead of BlackBerry to take the third position among phone platforms, and Amazon has a hit on its hands with the Kindle Fire.
BlackBerry service has been widely disrupted across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, after a fault at a near-London datacenter.
The official BlackBerry blog has been defaced by a purported Team Poison hacker, who threatened to expose employee data if RIM does not stop helping police identify London rioters using BBM
With RIM's BlackBerry Messenger rumoured to be the mechanism used to orchestrate the riots and looting in London over the last few days, there have been rumours across Twitter about RIM's relationship with UK law enforcement, which RIM answered by stating it would comply with police requests.
BBM tech reportedly used by rioters but RIM says it's doing all it can to help the authorities...
The Metropolitan Police is looking into the use of the Blackberry Messenger instant-messaging service and social media such as Twitter to co-ordinate and incite riots in London at the weekend
London is besieged with rioters; a city under attack by its own people. Is the BlackBerry perpetuating violence?
RIM launched five new BlackBerries at an event in London this morning. We've already seen the new touchscreen Bold 9900 at the BlackBerry World event back in May, so it was the new Torches that caught our attention today.
The BlackBerry PlayBook, Research In Motion's first tablet device, has gone on sale in the Selfridges department store in London. It is set for general release on Thursday.
Amazon launched their Kindle for BlackBerry application so you can now take your Kindle content with you on the go. You don't even need a Kindle to take advantage of the Amazon ebook library and can read content on your BlackBerry and PC if you desire.
After recently taking a technological quantum leap forward and getting myself down to Staples to buy my first white board, I was pleased this morning to mark in a meeting for next month with Mike Kirkup who is RIM’s director of developer relations.Opportune timing perhaps given that this Thursday also sees the London leg of the BlackBerry Innovation Forum held in the salubrious surrounds on the Sofitel London Heathrow T5.
Updated: Barnes & Noble has outlined its answer for Amazon's Kindle: A partnership with Plastic Logic, which will launch an eReader in early 2010, and plans to open its e-book sales to multiple platforms.In a statement Monday, Barnes & Noble said its e-book store will allow customers to buy books and read them on the iPhone, iPod touch, BlackBerry and Windows and Mac PCs.
I was getting all excited after reading about the upcoming T-Mobile 21 April event with just about everyone thinking it was going to be an Android launch event. I flew from Seattle to NY for one day for the G1 launch, but was not going to make the same trip for a G2 launch. Speculation then turned to a BlackBerry launch because RIM will be in London that same day for another event with T-Mobile. I received my invite today and can confirm it is a T-Mobile Sidekick Social Club event focused on the new Sidekick LX.
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