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BBM App Found on Blackberry Playbook

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The Blackberry Playbook has been out for almost 2 years now. Despite this, many owners are still waiting to get a taste of BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) on the device. Right now, if you own a Blackberry smartphone and a Playbook, you can download Blackberry Bridge. This allows you to pair your tablet and smartphone as well as use BBM from your tablet.

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RIM Finally Pushing Out A $550 4G LTE Playbook

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Let's face it, RIM isn't exactly everyone's favorite brand anymore and the first time around the company found little success with its Playbook tablet. Now, more than a year later than originally announced, RIM has brought us the 4G LTE-enabled Blackberry Playbook Tablet.

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Google’s Rumored “Play” Android Tablet Takes Bite Out of BB PlayBook

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There are all kinds of rumors swirling around that Google is preparing a self-branded Android tablet, but apparently it's not joining the Nexus family. Instead, it could be called the Google "Play" tablet.

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Arriving Feb 21st

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The BlackBerry PlayBook has been a disaster for Research in Motion. But the tablet’s users are waiting anxiously for the arrival of the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 upgrade which is expected to bring a few fixes as well as new features. Earlier, we heard rumors that the latest OS version will arrive next week and now we have confirmation on the launch date.

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BlackBerry Down 2 VPs: Heins To Save Sinking Ship

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The company has announced the two are stepping down, while Thorsten Heins, currently RIM’s COO of Product Engineering, will take over as the new CEO; Heins believes he can stop the ship from sinking.

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RIM Slashes All PlayBook Models To $299

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It appears like the PlayBook sales during the holiday season didn’t quite go as planned for RIM. In what seems to be a very desperate move, the company has started offering all models of the tablet with a price tag of $299 on their online store.

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BlackBerry 10

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Jonathan S. Geller of BGR quoting unnamed sources at Research In Motion, paints a very troubling picture about the development of RIM's new BlackBerry 10 OS, new phones and the overall state of the company.

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Hack: Adding Storage To Blackberry Playbook With USB HOST Mode

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Following the succesful penetration of Dingleberry Team into bastions of Blackberry Playbooks, the Spanish blog eltecnoblog.com has posted a demo of the exploit for turning on the HOST mode in Blackberry Playbook's USB port; commonly known as USB On-The-Go (OTG) connection to a host computer for sideloading and other simple tasks.

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BlackBerry PlayBook Slashed Down To $199

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Several retailers have officially cut the price of the BlackBerry PlayBook by $300. What this means is that you can now go out and buy the 16GB RIM tablet for just $199. That's assuming that you find one in stock.

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RIM’s New BBX Operating System Marries BlackBerry With QNX

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I guess one way around that is to create yet another operating system and that's exactly what the Waterloo crew have decided to do, today announcing the next-generation BBX OS for BlackBerry smartphone and tablet devices.

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BlackBerry Colt superphone with QNX ditches the physical keyboard, trackpad

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An obvious trend that has emerged in the last few years is that people like smartphones with giant touchscreens and they're getting less interested in having physical keyboards. While e-mail remains at the heart of the BlackBerry business, RIM recognizes that touchscreens are the present and the future. And that's why the upcoming QNX-powered Colt superphone will be all touchscreen.

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RIM BlackBerry Colt first smartphone with QNX-based OS in 2012

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We all knew this day was coming. Right when the BlackBerry PlayBook was first revealed to the world with its QNX-based operating system, we knew that this was the future of RIM. And now, the QNX framework is indeed making its way to smartphone-sized proportions in the form of the BlackBerry Colt in the first quarter of 2012.

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Fourth BlackBerry PlayBook Update Available Later This Week

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The newest update from RIM offers several new functions and features. First, you can now do the pinch-to-zoom thing while watching videos. You can also finally view your photos in portrait mode, save attachments to your SD card or your phone's internal memory, and go international with support for 15 additional languages.

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OtterBox Gets Tough with PlayBook and iPad 2 Tablets

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OtterBox has ruggedized our lives yet again with the announcement and availability of two tablet protection offerings; the iPad 2 and BlackBerry PlayBook Defender Series Cases.

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BlackBerry PlayBook Review

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RIM's BlackBerry Playbook is the companies first effort to join the newly created applucrative tablet computing market. Apple launched the iPad just over one year ago, and in that time sold 14.8 million units or more. They have also recently launched a successor to the iPad 1 tablet, bringing many more features to the table that were expected the first time around.

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