More new from BlackBerry World Conference. RIM has announced that they will be releasing a native Facebook App for the PlayBook in May, it’s available now in AppWorld!. This will allow users to access Facebook from the PlayBook instead of the Handset. It also has Presenter functionality built in so you can hook it up to your […]
Aiflex has just released amail. Amail is a native email client for the playbook. as you can see from the image above it will handle all different types of email that can be used on the PlayBook. Features: -High Performance Native Application Uses the best features available to sync with mail servers High performance and […]
The image above shows that RIM is planning native Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube apps for the Playbook. Nice to see that RIM is giving the people what they want when it comes to applications. SOURCE
Going through Twitter is my morning ritual, I came across a tweet that seems a little stretched…..by the title you would think the Playbook doesn’t turn on! A Infoworld.com the title is “BlackBerry Playbook: Unfinished, unusable”, kinda a stretch but we’ll roll with it. You can look all over the net over the last week […]
The folks over at iFixit.com did what they do best, show us the inner workings of the Playbook. According to Wired.com the new tablet has neatness in design that could have come from Rain Man. Not surprising, RIM takes special care in how they build things.
AT&T is blocking the ability to bridge your PlayBook with your BlackBerry according to reports. In tough economic times everyone is saving money, cutting costs. The ability to bridge was one of the highlights of the Playbook. AT&T is clearly not hurting for money considering the recent purchase of T-Mobile; this leaves me to believe […]
After watching Twitter, one of the main focuses today is the release of the Playbook. Different sites all around the web have caught my attention. One of the sites I saw has stated that stores are expecting lines. If you’re a BlackBerry fan, you know the Playbook is here! Today is launch day. The Montreal […]
Saw this on Twitter this morning. The much anticipated BlackBerry Playbook have started shipping from Staples this morning. I know everyone who ordered their tablet will be chomping at the bit!
One of our friends at PocketBerry attended a PlayBook event in New York and noticed that there was a different OS verison on the display units. He asked some of the RIM reps about this and they told him that there will be an OS update (OTA) for the PlayBook as soon as it is […]
There is now proof that the PlayBook will be able to tether off of any BlackBerry’s bluetooth DUN (dial up network) and connect to the internet. With all of the carriers charging to tether directly with a BlackBerry; I would not be surprised in the least if they start to offer a tethering plan […]
First off to our wonderful followers of NerdBerry; I apologize for the firestorm that is about to commence within this post. I just can stand by and let people bash on RIM’s devices without retaliation. This particular attack comes from All things Digital’s blogger John Paczkowski (Twitter @JohnPaczkowski). He quotes what Stifel analyst Doug Reid said. […]
eWeek.com has just published a nice little article giving you ten reasons why you should pass up the Playbook. Now I am going to counter offer those ten reasons with 10 reasons you should. In Italics are eWeeks reason, in bold are mine.
Mobile Link Rogers just posted this BlackBerry PlayBook demo. I still cannot wait for the PlayBook to get in my hands. Please feel free to share your thoughts on this post in the form of a comment. Source
The Playbook has been a long awaited tablet. Powered by QNX it has been shown in previous displays and tests as being faster, more responsive and agile then the Apple iPad. Now the arrival date for the Playbook has been set as 4/19-4/26.
Peter Misek an analyst for Jefferies & Co stated we may see a “hybrid” operating system of sorts before the end of this year, perhaps by the summer, using kernel code from QNX underneath the existing BlackBerry OS 6.” This is all based on “historical discussions” and a review of BlackBerry code, Misek points to […]
Mobile Link Since I first learned about QNX I am still amazed by all the things it powers. The latest I found is that QNX is being used to power the Neptec Laser Camera System (LCS), according to Paul Leroux of QNX the LCS has been: A part of every Space Shuttle flight since 2005, […]
This is an incredible rumor from BGR that multiple trusted sources have stated. We know that RIM is looking in to how the current Java environment will work on its upcoming QNX tablet and smartphones. RIM has publicly stated that it is looking at getting a Java virtual machine running on the PlayBook, not so much […]
The BlackBerry Developer’s Blog has posted the RIM has released a new service, Payment Service SDK Beta, This SDK will allow developers the chance to make an app and have you make purchaes from inside the application via the new BlackBerry Payment Service. Types of digital goods that are okay to distribute: Digital Content – Digital content can […]
At the Dive into Mobile conference there were more demos of the Playbook. Mike Lazaridis (Co-CEO) of RIM shows off the speed and agility of the device he also hints at other sizes could be available. During the video he goes into what all those apps were developed in as well as what QNX is […]