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It's not unusual for Hulu to block access on mobile devices, and it's not even expected if the device doesn't support Flash. But when RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook launched earlier in the month, a pretty nice Easter Egg was found: Hulu support! But that didn't last too long. Around a day after launching, the PlayBook suddenly stopped loading Hulu,... Read more...
Know what today is? It's yet another busy Tuesday in the tech world, and part of that is due to Research In Motion shipping their first tablet. The QNX-based BlackBerry PlayBook has been in the works for months upon months. We've known about its existence since the end of last year, and with reviews just hitting the Web this week, it's now... Read more...
BlackBerry's PlayBook has raised eyebrows and gotten attention from all corners since the company unveiled it early last fall. We've had a bit of hands-on with the unit and covered BlackBerry's attempts to improve the tablet's attractiveness by running Android aps (albeit imperfectly) on its QNX operating system. If a leaked PDF is accurate,... Read more...
For a while now, there's been a rumor claiming RIM's upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will be able to run Android apps. Now, RIM has given us some confirmation this is true. In a recent press release, RIM confirmed Android apps will run on the PlayBook tablet, though not in the way you might expect. You see, the... Read more...
RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook remains a big X-factor in the tablet world. Will RIM be able to knock off the iPad and the slew of Android tablets with a new OS designed on QNX? It's a system that people aren't familiar with, and we have seen in the past, it's pretty difficult to get people attached to something that they are not familiar with.... Read more...
In this latest edition of "As the Tablet World Turns," Apple's iPad 2 announcement is immediately followed up by word of an imminent launch for Research In Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Boy Genius Report claims to have heard from "multiple sources" that RIM's first tablet will launch on April 10, 2011 in retail... Read more...
After reports surfaced that Research In Motion's upcoming PlayBook tablet might suffer from poor battery performance, RIM was quick to downplay the issue. According to RIM, any testing done on existing units were performed on pre-beta versions of the PlayBook, all of which didn't have any power management schemes... Read more...
Earlier this year, RIM got some good attention when it announced its upcoming PlayBook tablet computer, but despite the high hopes the company has for the device, it's looking like the PlayBook won't be available for sale until the end of the first quarter. Originally, RIM planned to launch the PlayBook tablet in the U.S. in the first calendar... Read more...
Sprint is planning to expand its tablet portfolio next year in an effort to attract business customers who want to replace laptops with lower cost, more portable tablets. "There's a lot of interest in tablets, a greater degree of interest and faster adoption than I've seen in any other product," Paget Alves, Sprint's... Read more...
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