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3D Gaming and Widgets Arrive on BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet

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Yes, sales of the BlackBerry PlayBook may still be far behind its Cupertino-sourced counterpart, but it looks like the Berry could be beating Apple to the world of 3D graphics on a tablet. And yes, this isn't just an idea; it's been demoed at BlackBerry World this week.

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BlackBerry PlayBook to Ship April 19, Pre-Orders Now

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If 2010 was the year of the Android smartphone, 2011 is going to be the year of the tablet... but it's not just about the iPad vs. Android when it comes to tablets. Some people may say they're a little late to the party, but Research in Motion is finally ready to join the fight with its BlackBerry PlayBook.

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Over 100 tablets unveiled at CES 2011

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We knew that this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was going to represent the year of the tablet. We knew that just about everyone was jumping on board this newfound goldmine, but we had no idea how big this would become. How big? Well, there were over 100 new tablets revealed at CES 2011.

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Research in Motion planning on expanding beyond smartphones

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In case you couldn't already figure it out from the company's tablet ambitions with the BlackBerry PlayBook, Research in Motion has effectively put out a formal statement saying that the company is interested in doing more than just smartphones; they want to extend the focus "to mobile PCs and solutions through offering tablet PCs and much more application progrms."

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Sprint to get 4G BlackBerry Playbook “this summer”

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What great news for Sprint customers. Today down the CES vine came word that RIM and Sprint will be offering the BlackBerry Playbook "in the summer." Now we're hoping July the latest, but you never know, it could be as early as the end of June.

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Rumor: RIM PlayBook to be delayed over battery concern

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The BlackBerry PlayBook is late to the tablet party, having been beaten to the punch by Apple's iPad and then subsequently missing the holiday shopping season. That may or may not be an issue for the "corporate tablet" deceivingly named with a fun word; but it looks like RIM is enroute to missing another opportunity. And the PlayBook has apparently been hit with another delay.

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Corporate tablet demand to double in Q1 2011

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Right now, about 7% of businesses provide tablets to their employees for work-related duties. That sounds pretty good, considering that tablets are still a relatively new phenomenon, but that number is set to explode very soon. In fact, that number is expected to double in the next couple of months.

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Hands-on with BlackBerry PlayBook tablet (video)

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Are you on the verge of buying an Apple iPad or Samsung Galaxy Tab, but you're intrigued by the possibilities of the upcoming RIM PlayBook? Let's add to that intrigue, because here is a complete hands-on walkthrough video of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.

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BlackBerry PlayBook rumored to start at just $399 sans contract?

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Chalk this one up in the rumor mill for now, but it sounds like RIM is going to sell three different versions of its QNX-powered PlayBook and the starting price is just $399. There's no mention of a contract in the rumor, so this could very well be the unsubsidized price.

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Showtime: Its RIM vs Apple

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Apple has had its share of competitors since times immemorial – Microsoft, Adobe, Google – you name them. And if present trends are anything to go by, you may as well add RIM (yes, the ones behind the Blackberry) to the list.

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Balsillie guarantees PlayBook to be under $500

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Some people might say that Research in Motion is a little late to the tablet party if it can't release the PlayBook in time for the holidays. I don't think that's true. If it's a compelling product and it's marketed correctly, it could be a hit. It helps if the price is right too.

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BlackBerry PlayBook demo makes tablet multi-tasking look sexy

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Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO of RIM jumped on the mic during the Adobe MAX conference with Kevin Lynch, CTO of Adobe. They gave the first live operation preview of the PlayBook ever.

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Completing the RIM PlayBook spec sheet picture

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Most of the main specifications for the upcoming PlayBook tablet from RIM are already out there, but a few more details have been revealed to give you a more complete picture. For example, the storage capacity options will mirror that of the iPad, giving consumers the choice of a 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB model. There's no 3G connectivity in the PlayBook, as far as I know

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BlackBerry PlayBook tablet teaser video

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Well, we can garner one certain thing from this video by RIM featuring their newly unveiled BlackBerry Playbook, they want it to be everything. Projecting the BlackBerry Tablet OS on coffee tables, walls, textbook covers and vintage vinyl cabinets leads me to believe RIM wants the PlayBook to replace everything and anything we can think of.

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BlackBerry Playbook tablet by RIM unveiled, WiFi only in 2011

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RIM has today announced the BlackBerry Playbook tablet running on the newly revealed BlackBerry Tablet OS. The Adobe Flash touting PlayBook is doing everything Apple missed in their first round, but with millions of units already sold, Apple isn’t breaking a sweat yet. The PlayBook has dual HD cameras for the highest-quality video conferencing available from any handheld device.

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