QNX BlackBerry Tablet OS Still Very, Very Not Done

The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is expected to be released sometime in early 2011—at least according to Research In Motion (RIM). RIM, who is developing the PlayBook tablet to compliment its BlackBerry smartphones decided to scrap its new BlackBerry OS 6 for the tablet and is using its recently acquired QNX Software Systems to build a ...

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Issues Keep the BlackBerry PlayBook out of Stores for the Holidays

The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet might have been the perfect gift for the tech savvy on your shopping list this holiday season. Unfortunately, with its early 2011 launch date now, the PlayBook won't be under anyone's Christmas tree this year. Why is Research In Motion (RIM) planning on launching the PlayBook after the holidays? Because it ...

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We May See the ‘BlackPad’ at the BlackBerry DevCon 2010

The highly anticipated BlackBerry tablet—called the 'BlackPad' by most—might be seen in the proverbial flesh next week at the BlackBerry developers conference. Thanks to some top sleuthing by the Wall Street Journal, we now know a lot more about the BlackPad and Research In Motion's (RIM) plans moving into the future. And yes, even some ...

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Anyone Feeling BlackBerry ‘SurfBook’?

  BlackBerry smartphone maker Research In Motion (RIM) filed a trademark for the name 'SurfBook' last month in Canada. With the name 'BlackPad' floating around as the go to codename for RIM's presumably coming tablet device, anyone think SurfBook is going to be its real name? RIM's device names usually are one word and catchy: Curve, ...

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The BlackBerry ‘BlackPad’ Tablet Might Appear in November

The BlackBerry Tablet has gotten confirmation from two unnamed sources and a rumored launch date of sometime in November. First reported by Bloomberg, the usual “people familiar with the company’s plans” provided the information. Apparently, the new tablet is going to be called the ‘BlackPad.’ A few previously reported rumors were also reaffirmed, including the ...

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BlackBerry Cobalt Tablet Gets “Confirmation”

Research In Motion’s (RIM) BlackBerry Tablet (code named “Cobalt”) has gotten further “confirmation” beyond what Rodman & Renshaw analyst Ashok Kumar said on Friday. BeteNews claims to have gotten confirmation of Mr. Kumar’s assertions from a “source close to RIM.” This leaves followers of the story  all wondering what exactly to expect on the tablet ...

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BlackBerry’s Rumored Upcoming Tablet Code Named ‘Cobalt’

New information has come in over the weekend regarding Research In Motion’s rumored tablet including more nods to the codename ‘Cobalt.’ IntoMobile is reporting that the ‘Cobalt’ tablet will be decked out in front and rear facing cameras for video conferencing, a beefy 1 GHz processor and Adobe Flash support. You did not forget that ...

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RIM’s BlackBerry Tablet: 1Ghz Processor?

Research In Motion Ltd. is looking to have its BlackBerry Tablet ready by the end of this year. According to CNET, Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) is looking to be putting a 1Ghz processor into the device and it will sport a 7” touchscreen. CNET went on to quote Ashok Kumar, an analyst with Rodam ...

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Consumers May Skip Apple’s iPhone 4 for the Coming iPod Touch 4

Apple puts features from its most recent iPhone launches into later in the year updates to the iPod touch series for a reason, but this time some consumers might decide to skip over the wildly popular smartphone and wait instead for the beefy smart-music player.

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BlackBerry Tablet vs. Cius vs. iPad

Here is what you have been looking for; a rundown on how the yet unnamed BlackBerry Tablet, Cisco Cius and Apple iPad will fare against each other once the Cius and BlackBerry tablet finally roll out. -          The BlackBerry Tablet Price: Approximately $800 Screen: Expected to be 8.9” Connectivity: Wi-Fi and Bluetooth tethering to BlackBerry smartphones Processor: Unknown RAM: Unknown Storage: Unknown OS: ...

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Cisco to Compete Against RIM’s Upcoming Tablet

The competition is heating up for Research In Motion Ltd.’s (RIM) BlackBerry Tablet already, and the device has not yet shipped or even been seen. The reason? Cisco Systems Inc. is rolling out its own tablet aimed at corporate users. Called the “Cius,” Cisco is already insuring everyone that it is not meant to compete ...

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RIM’s BlackBerry Storm 3 in Initial Testing

Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) has its BlackBerry Storm 3 in initial testing, according to IntoMobile, and the new smartphone will be LTE (Long-Term Evolution aka. 4G) capable if you are lucky enough to be on Verizon’s network. Perhaps what is most interesting though about the upcoming BlackBerry Storm 3 is that if the rumors ...

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RIM’s Tablet not a Competitor?

Speculation is the cornerstone of the swamp known as the smartphone reporting world, but recent comments by Caris & Co analyst Robert Chira are particularly… swampy? The quote of note is Chira’s speculation that, “We're intrigued by building press speculation of a future BlackBerry tablet, as we have big expectations for the nascent thin-client tablet ...

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