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Yes, BlackBerry 10 Is Headed to the PlayBook … Someday

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BlackBerry 10, the latest version of Research In Motion’s mobile operating system, isn’t intended for the company’s handsets alone. It’s destined for the PlayBook tablet as well. Rob Orr, RIM’s vice president of product management, tells TechRadar that the company will debut a BlackBerry 10-based handset “towards the end of...
Yes, BlackBerry 10 Is Headed to the PlayBook … Someday

RIM closing the Android market “cesspool” on the PlayBook

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“[P]iracy is a huge problem for Android devs, and we don’t want to duplicate the chaotic cesspool of Android market.” Research In Motion is planning to drop the ability to sideload Android applications on its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, citing that 53 percent of surveyed Android developers believe app piracy is...
RIM closing the Android market “cesspool” on the PlayBook

RIM Investing $100 Million To Build Developer Community -- Is It Too Late?

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Research in Motion (RIM) is investing $100 million investment to grow the developer community for the BlackBerry platform, according to e27, a blog covering the Asia tech scene. The immediate question that comes to mind: “Is it too late?” RIM is trying to save $1 billion after losing 95% of...
RIM Investing $100 Million To Build Developer Community -- Is It Too Late?
RIM reports fiscal Q1 2013 earnings: cutting 5,000 jobs this fiscal year, $518m net loss

BlackBerry 4G PlayBook prototype slips out

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Removing doubts around earlier rumors of a BlackBerry 4G PlayBook, a CrackBerry forum poster revealed overnight that he had access to at least three of them. Showing both the SIM tray and the presence of a "mobile network" settings pane, user fakedeadmau5 proved that the design was fundamentally the same...
BlackBerry 4G PlayBook prototype slips out

Finally: RIM Releases PlayBook 2.0 OS; Email, Android Support Included

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By most accounts there aren’t very many people out there in the world using PlayBooks, but for those that are, or are considering the purchase of one, comes some good news: RIM has finally updated the OS to include two services that have been long discussed and much anticipated: integrated...
Finally: RIM Releases PlayBook 2.0 OS; Email, Android Support Included

First BlackBerry 10 superphone pictures leak. Or, RIM’s homage to Android’s homage of iPhone

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New images have leaked showing what may be code-name London, or the first of the next-generation BlackBerry 10 superphones expected to ship from RIM at the end of 2012 and… they look like Android phones that look like iPhones. Kevin Michaluk from CrackBerry.com pitches them a phone-sized PlayBooks but...
First BlackBerry 10 superphone pictures leak. Or, RIM’s homage to Android’s homage of iPhone
How the Indianapolis Colts replaced its 800-page playbooks with 120 iPads
LTE-enabled PlayBook coming, says RIM CEO Thorsten Heins
Thorsten Heins says BlackBerry plans to upgrade 'all existing PlayBooks' to BB10

TaT’s PlayBook wireless document-sharing app, you could say it’s astonishing [Video]

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Having spent a lot of time at the booths of various mobile vendors here at MWC, we have seen plenty of devices, but not much in the way of cool software. We just spent some time at RIM’s stand and saw some pretty cool developments from the The Astonishing Tribe...
TaT’s PlayBook wireless document-sharing app, you could say it’s astonishing [Video]
BlackBerry Z10 on sale across the UK: here's where to buy one

Boot up: Instagram v Vine, Playbook woes, Microsoft v BSkyB, and more

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Plus Firefox's new logo, are handsets heading for a 'black summer'?, the problem in San Francisco and moreA burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamA week after Instagram's video launch, Vine sharing tanks on Twitter >> MarketingLandIt's now been a full week...
Boot up: Instagram v Vine, Playbook woes, Microsoft v BSkyB, and more

RIM's Fiscal Q2 2013 Results: Net Loss Of $235 Million On $2.9 Billion In Revenue, 7.4 Million BlackBerrys Shipped

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After a roller coaster of a week, RIM has just released their fiscal Q1 2013 financials — the company reported a net GAAP loss of $235 million (which equates to $0.45/share diluted) on revenues of $2.9 billion. Given all that RIM’s been through recently, it’s no surprise that analysts haven’t...
RIM's Fiscal Q2 2013 Results: Net Loss Of $235 Million On $2.9 Billion In Revenue, 7.4 Million BlackBerrys Shipped
PlayBook will be updated to BB10 OS, promises RIM
BlackBerry isn't giving up on the PlayBook yet -- tablet-focused services in the works

Amazon's Mobile Push Borrows From Both Apple & Samsung

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Amazon apparently plans to unleash a series of mobile devices later this year. The ecommerce giant has five or six new tablets and a smartphone in the works, including a 10-inch Kindle Fire-style tablet, according to reports. This news suggests that Amazon is taking a page from several different playbooks. The company already...
Amazon's Mobile Push Borrows From Both Apple & Samsung

Phoenix Suns fully integrate Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1, playbooks to interactive ticketholder presentations

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The Phoenix Suns, in partnership with Samsung Mobile and Verizon Wireless, announced today it would become the first NBA franchise to “fully integrate” Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 into its basketball and business operations. As part of the initiative, The Suns will begin to use the tablet to offer in-game...
Phoenix Suns fully integrate Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1, playbooks to interactive ticketholder presentations
RIM confirms PlayBook tablet to get BlackBerry 10 update
It's the 'second inning' of mobile monetization & these startups are making bank

Denver Broncos swap 500-page playbooks for iPads

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While the Phoenix Suns decided earlier this month to purchase Samsung’s Galaxy Tab for interactive playbooks, a report from Denver Post this morning detailed the Denver Bronco’s decision to switch its 500-page playbooks to iPad versions. How long until the quarterback’s wrist playbook is an iPhone? This season, the...
Denver Broncos swap 500-page playbooks for iPads

Despite losing 3M subscribers, BlackBerry earnings positively surprise

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BlackBerry service subscribers decreased to 76 million, down 3 million from a quarter ago, but cost-cutting and hardware sales helped the company earn a profit in its final fiscal quarter of the year. On Thursday, the company announced adjusted income of $114 million on revenue of $2.7 billion for the...
Despite losing 3M subscribers, BlackBerry earnings positively surprise

So Much for BlackBerry 10 for PlayBook

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Looks like BlackBerry’s PlayBook tablet will not be upgraded to BlackBerry 10, after all. Discussing the company’s lousy first-quarter earnings on a conference call with investors Friday, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins said he had decided against bringing the the company’s next-generation operating system to the PlayBook, despite his earlier pledge...
So Much for BlackBerry 10 for PlayBook
RIM reports ugly Q4 results, Jim Balsillie out from board of directors

BlackBerry Fusion goes live, administers Android and iOS too

www.electronista.com
RIM started its Tuesday by formally releasing BlackBerry Mobile Fusion. The remote administration tool is RIM's first truly cross-platform tool and both provides the expected oversight of BlackBerry phones and PlayBooks as well as Android and iOS devices. While not as in-depth as the BlackBerry support, it can manage app...
BlackBerry Fusion goes live, administers Android and iOS too

Ads, Odds, Nate Silver Predictions And Every Other Tech Angle You Need For Super Bowl XLVII

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Millions of people across the U.S. are preparing their jerseys, face paint and horrific nachos. Yes, football fans rejoice, the big game finally kicks off tomorrow in New Orleans — that is, Super Bowl XLVII, between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Franciso 49ers. The Super Bowl is always one...
Ads, Odds, Nate Silver Predictions And Every Other Tech Angle You Need For Super Bowl XLVII

RIM's PlayBook disappearing from online retailers in the US

www.engadget.com
If you want to get your hands on RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook, you might be running out of time. It seems that the QNX-based device is no longer available in the US from retailers like Wal-Mart, Best Buy, RadioShack and Staples, with Amazon and RIM's own online store being the...
RIM's PlayBook disappearing from online retailers in the US
RIM kills off its cheapest BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM offers developers $10,000 incentive for certified apps

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At BlackBerry World 2012, RIM is bumping up the stakes for its developers by putting more money where its mouth is, announcing a $10,000 guarantee to get potential coders excited to hop onto Team BlackBerry. If you get your app certified on App World and don't earn ten grand...
RIM offers developers $10,000 incentive for certified apps
Dylan’s Desk: Frustration and fragmentation rule the mobile industry — for now
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