BlackBerry Cancels Blackberry 10 PlayBook Update

BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE Photos Surface

BlackBerry is now confirming that there is no BlackBerry 10 PlayBook update coming to users of the company’s first tablet The decision was announced by BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins this morning on an investors call following the release of the company’s quarterly earnings figures. Unfortunately, Heins didn’t offer any explanation for why BlackBerry Playbook users […]

BlackBerry CEO Doesn’t See A Future For Tablets [Update]


In an interview with Bloomberg BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins said he doesn’t think there will be a market for tablets in five years, which could mean there is no successor to the BlackBerry PlayBook planned. Heins said “Maybe a big screen in your workspace, but not a tablet as such. Tablets themselves are not a […]

BlackBerry Contradicts Itself, Playbook 2 Already in Development


Just a day after BlackBerry, formerly known as Research in Motion, CEO Thorsten Heins said that the company would not be releasing another PlayBook tablet until the company could figure out how to differentiate its product and add value to consumers, another BlackBerry executive is now claiming that a PlayBook is already in development and […]

BlackBerry 10 Update for BlackBerry PlayBook Promised


The CEO of BlackBerry, formerly known as RIM, has confirmed that the BlackBerry 10 update will indeed be coming to the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet though Thorsten Heins did not commit to a specific date. Read: 8 BlackBerry Features You’ll Actually Care About. At today’s BlackBerry 10 launch event, RIM, now known as BlackBerry, introduced its […]

BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE Release Date Tipped for July


The long awaited BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE might finally be released in the month of July. MobileSyrup has brought a leaked document to the surface that indicates that RIM is planning to release the 4G LTE PlayBook in just a few days on July 31st. The device is supposedly going to launch on Canadian carriers […]

The First iPad Mini is Made by RIM

The First iPad Mini is Made by RIM

A crafty developer has found a way to load up iOS applications on RIM’s 7-inch BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. iMore is reporting that a developer has managed to get full, iOS applications up and running on the BlackBerry PlayBook. And while the iOS player that the developer created to run these applications isn’t close to a […]

RIM Discontinues 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM Discontinues 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM has discontinued the 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook which leaves the consumers with a choice between the 32GB and 64GB models that are still available. The move, which RIM has confirmed in a statement to Engadget, takes away the BlackBerry PlayBook with the least amount of internal storage space. The 16GB model had also been RIM’s […]

4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook Coming Later This Year


RIM CEO Thorsten Heins has confirmed that the company will indeed be releasing a 4G LTE enabled BlackBerry PlayBook in 2012 and that it will be arriving on shelves at some point later this year. He declined to offer a specific release date. Heins, according to Engadget, made the comments at a press event this […]

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0.1 Now Available

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0.1 Now Available

Back in February, RIM rolled out the major BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 update, an update that brought a number of welcomed improvements and features. Today, the company has followed that update up with another update, OS 2.0.1, an update that brings a number of fixes for the device’s software. The update is currently available Over-the-Air […]

Angry Birds Space Coming Soon for BlackBerry PlayBook

Angry Birds Space Coming Soon to BlackBerry PlayBook

Owners of the BlackBerry PlayBook got quite the surprise today when Angry Birds Space appeared in the BlackBerry App World. That surprise soon turned to dread though as the application has since disappeared from the marketplace. Still, it would appear that the game will be coming to RIM’s tablet soon. According to CrackBerry, earlier today, […]

BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE Photos Surface

BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE Photos Surface

RIM has long been thought to have a 4G LTE version of its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet up its sleeve and today, photos of that alleged tablet have come up to the surface. Images of what appear to be a BlackBerry PlayBook with a SIM card slot have emerged on the CrackBerry forums today (courtesy of […]

RIM Doesn’t Want You to Jailbreak the BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM Doesn't Want You to Jailbreak Your BlackBerry PlayBook

In a post on its business blog, RIM has revealed, in detail, its stance on jailbreaking BlackBerry devices. Adrian Stone, who is the company’s Director of the BlackBerry Security Incident Response Team says that the company recommends against installing any jailbreaking tool and that doing so will indeed void the warranty that comes along with […]

BlackBerry 10 Coming to BlackBerry PlayBook

BlackBerry 10 Coming to BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook tablet recently got a crucial update to PlayBook OS 2.0, an update that finally brought features like native email and contacts, features that should have been on the device from the beginning. Well, seems OS 2.0 won’t be the last update that the device will get as RIM’s Vice President of Product […]

4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook Release Date Nears

4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook Release Date Nears

Last month, we heard that RIM was still planning on releasing 4G LTE and HSPA+ versions of its tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook, during the month of April. And sure enough, right on schedule, an HSPA+ version and a 4G LTE enabled version have passed through the FCC on their way to as of yet, unknown […]

4 Tablet Keyboards Superior To The BlackBerry PlayBook Mini Keyboard

Today RIM introduced the new Bluetooth Mini Keyboard Case for the Blackberry PlayBook. Arriving months after the tablet’s release and (arguably) long after anyone still cared, this accessory aims to make the PlayBook an even better business companion. Every little bit helps, right? The slim keyboard connects via Bluetooth and features 128 bit encryption for […]

RIM Unveils BlackBerry PlayBook Mini Keyboard

If you own a BlackBerry PlayBook and you’ve been waiting for an official physical keyboard solution to pair with your tablet that’s now running BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0, your lucky day has finally arrived. Sadly, it looks like you’re going to have to use all of your change from your broken piggy bank to scoop […]

BlackBerry PlayBook LTE Launching in April?

BlackBerry PlayBook LTE Launching in Early April?

While RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook may never get Netflix support, it might just be getting 4G LTE support come April, this according to a leaked document courtesy of MobileSyrup. This isn’t surprising, considering that back in August, RIM confirmed to us that it was indeed still developing a 4G LTE enabled BlackBerry PlayBook, even after U.S. […]

Netflix: No Plans to Support BlackBerry Devices

Netflix: No Current Plans to Support BlackBerry Devices

Not to rain on the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 parade that has been going on this week but yesterday, Netflix confirmed some pretty grim news for both BlackBerry smartphone and PlayBook owners by stating, on Twitter, that the company has no current plans to support BlackBerry devices. That is an absolutely devastating revelation for a […]

RIM: BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Coming in February


With rumored release dates galore, it was only a matter of time before we heard from someone at RIM in regards to the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 release date that the company promised would be rolling out this month. Unfortunately, we still don’t have a concrete date for the roll out but BlackBerry senior brand […]

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Release Date Rumored for February 21st

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Release Date Rumored for February 21st

The lips of RIM remain firmly sealed as far as a release date for BlackBerry OS 2.0 is concerned but that doesn’t mean we don’t have rumors. We had previously thought that the update might be arriving on February 17th. However, B4BB has fired up the rumor mill once more, tossing February 21st out there […]