RIM plans to woo CIOs to keep its enterprise base as it battles Apple encroachment and pitches its mobile device management tools.
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In addition to using the iPad 3 for two weeks, I also have a few other great devices I am testing out. I just ordered one of them for myself, the Samsung Galaxy Note, after being struck by it's usefulness and gorgeous display.
No support planned as yet for Windows Phone, but it could be added if there is demand.
The tablet wars are heating up: RIM is halving sales forecasts of its PlayBook tablet, as Amazon is readying its Android tablet to shake up the tablet segment. Meanwhile Apple keeps selling iPads like crazy.
Research In Motion (RIM) has announced plans at BlackBerry World 2011 for a multiplatform upgrade to BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) that will allow it to also support and manage iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones and tablets.
Apple iPad owners still have no Facebook application, but BlackBerry PlayBook owners will this month and it includes quite a few features. Video Chat is coming this week too.
Sales of media tablets such as Apple's iPad, Samsung's Galaxy Tab and an army of other competitors from RIM, Motorola and Hewlett-Packard will give global IT spending a boost, says Gartner.
The next round of tablets aiming at Apple's iPad won't necessarily be looking to go toe-to-toe with the device. Instead, tablets from HP and RIM will be deemed a success if they can keep Apple out of the enterprise.
BlackBerry manufacturer Research in Motion is struggling. Now that the iPad 2 has effectively killed the PlayBook before it was even released, RIM is throwing its wildcard options on the table.
Apple today announced the iPad 2. Motorola, RIM, HP and Samsung all just wet their collective pants.
On the eve of the iPad 2 launch, RIM previewed a feature-complete version of the PlayBook tablet to the press, and it looks smart and extremely powerful. But will their efforts be enough?
Research in Motion releases comparison video of its Playbook and the Apple iPad, generating buzz although the tablet remains a mystery.
Research in Motion posted a side-by-side video comparing the PlayBook tablet to the iPad. In the video the PlayBook loads web pages faster than the iPad and its Flash capability adds sizzle to sites like Adidas.com.
Research in Motion looks like a company that has a limited window to compete with Apple's iPad and wants to seize the day with its PlayBook. RIM's aggression vs. the iPad makes sense on many levels since it generates buzz even as its tablet remains largely a mystery.
Steve Jobs is right about tablets, right about RIM, wrong about Android, and kills off the "7-inch iPad" nonsense
Apple CEO Steve Jobs was in fighting spirits during yesterday's earnings conference call and found the time to take swipes at, well, pretty much every Apple competitor out there.
BlackBerry's dominance in corporate market is an advantage for PlayBook, but RIM will still face hard battle against iPad and other rivals for customer loyalty.
Yesterday at DevCon 2010, Research in Motion (RIM) unveiled a new "enterprise-ready" 7-inch touchscreen BlackBerry tablet called the PlayBook. Is this a serious business contender to Apple's iPad?
The tablet computer space is going to heat up -- really soon -- and Apple's dominant iPad is going to be challenged by a raft of late-mover products from the likes of Samsung, Dell, RIM, Acer, Asus, Lenovo and Cisco.
Rumours of a RIM BlackPad tablet have been floating around for a couple of months, and the device could be unveiled at a developers' conference in San Francisco on Monday. The Wall Street Journal reports, in RIM Readies Its Answer to iPad, that the BlackPad will have a 7-inch screen and run the QNX operating system – RIM bought the company.
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