RIM Sets up “BlackBerry Rocks Tour” to Market the PlayBook to Businesses

  RIM is hosting a “BlackBerry Rocks Tour” for the BlackBerry PlayBook! “BlackBerry Rocks Tour” is a way for RIM to market the PlayBook to select  business VIP’s. Cities hosting the BlackBerry Rocks Tour: April 7th New York City April 12th Boston April 19th Chicago April 21st Toronto April 26th Philadelphia May 2nd Washington DC May 17th […]


BlackBerry PlayBook Presenter Mode demoed at BlackBerry Dev Day, Toronto

  RIM has held another Developer Day in Toronto recently. At this event The focus was various demos of the PlayBook.  Presentation Mode was the area that most time was spent on. In the video above a video was displayed on a larger screen while having another application running in the background. Seems to me […]

Video: The BlackBerry PlayBook On Boot Up!

Mobile Link   This is a neat video the guys over at CB found of the BlackBerry PlayBook going through it boot process. Nothing to exciting here but a real cool way to start off our week!

RIM files a confidentiality request with the FCC to keep a lid On PlayBook until April 19th

This is very interesting RIM has files a confidentiality request with the FCC to keep a lid On PlayBook until April 19th! The previous date was set for March 31st. They want the FCC to:

BlackBerry PlayBook Internet Tethering Simply Uses Bluetooth Dial Up Networking

  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 […]

Office Depot now accepting pre-orders for the BlackBerry PlayBook

You can now pre-order the BlackBerry PlayBook from Office Depot! The PlayBook will ship around April 19th and April 21st or you can choose to pic it up in the store. Pre-order the BlackBerry PlayBook from Office Depot Today!

More BlackBerry PlayBook OS Info Leaked In Guides

Well now things are getting interesting. The new setup manuals for the BlackBerry PlayBook have now surfaced! Jordan Vail was able to grab some nice screen shots of the guides. RIM has confirmed the following: File Sharing: The BlackBerry PlayBook will support file sharing. Intranet Access: It seems like there will be some sort of […]

BBM Video Icon Shows Up On the BlackBerry PlayBook

The other day we told you about Rogers Launching the BlackBerry PlayBook April 19th! Well during that video the above photo was snapped and revealed a very nice feature “BBM Video.” You can see that BBM video is a separate application from BBM so we are not sure how the two apps will intermingle. Please […]

The Joy Of Tech takes a crack at the BlackBerry PlayBook

  Not sure what to say about this one… We want you to fill in the blank: The BlackBerry PlayBook should come with____________? Source

Mobilicity Start BlackBerry PlayBook Training

Mobilicity has begun their BlackBerry PlayBook training on March 24.  Mobilicity has not announced what versions they will carry but we assume they will stock 16GB PlayBook with Wi-Fi is $499.99; 32GB PlayBook with Wi-Fi is $599.99 and 64GB PlayBook with Wi-Fi is $699.99. Source    

Press Release: BlackBerry PlayBook WILL Run Android apps

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – March 24, 2011) – Developers wanting to bring their new and existing apps to the highly anticipated BlackBerry® PlayBookTM tablet will soon have additional tools and options to enhance and expand their commercial opportunities. Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced plans to greatly expand the application ecosystem for the BlackBerry PlayBook. […]

New Office Depot Advertisement for the BlackBerry PlayBook!

A very good friend sent this image over to me today and I thought I would share it with all of you! We know Office Depot is going to be carrying the BlackBerry PlayBook, but this is the first time I have seen the above image. How many of you are going to rush out […]

Another Analyst Smashes on the PlayBook…..

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. […]

Press Release: OfficeMax to Offer the New BlackBerry PlayBook In All U.S. Stores

– New Tablet with Wi-Fi Available In Stores and Online on April 19, 2011 – NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies and services, today announced it will offer the new BlackBerry® PlayBook(TM) tablet in all of its 1,000 retail locations nationwide and through www.officemax.com. The […]

BlackBerry PlayBook Display Pops Up at Staples in NYC

It appears the a Staples store in NYC has begun setting up displays for the BlackBerry PlayBook. Ronen noted that “They have put up this booth and for what its worth one of the employees in the store said it was coming next week…” Hmm that does not jive with RIM’s release date now does […]

BlackBerry PlayBook Battery to last 10 Continuous hours?!?!

So I found this very interesting. The BlackBerry PlayBook according to Staples pre-order page is to run 10 hours with continual use. We know that the PlayBook will have a 5300mAh battery built in to the unit, but really 10 hours of run time? To put this in prospective for everyone I have a 3600 […]

Best Buy and Future Shop BlackBerry PlayBook Promo Pictures

BestBuy.ca and FutureShop.ca have posted some nice promotional pictures of the BlackBerry PlayBook. Sorting through the pictures it seem as though RIM is still focusing on the portability of the PlayBook and not the technical aspects of the PlayBook. Personally  I would have preferred to have seen some screen shots of native apps and such. […]

Video: Rogers Launching the BlackBerry PlayBook April 19th!

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

Pre-order the BlackBerry PlayBook from Staples

We now know thatBest Buy has begun taking pre-orders for BlackBerry PlayBook, now Staples has followed suit. You can pickup the Blackberry PlayBook from Staples: 16GB – $499.98 32GB – $599.98 64GB – $699.98 Expect you pre-order PlayBook to ship within 7-14 days. Pre-order the BlackBerry PlayBook from Staples Source

Press Release: Best Buy Begins Accepting Orders For BlackBerry PlayBook Today

Minneapolis, MN and Waterloo, ON – Customers eagerly awaiting the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet can begin placing their orders today. Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) and Best Buy (NYSE: BBY), a preferred retailer for the BlackBerry PlayBook, today announced the pricing and launch date for the highly anticipated tablet in the U.S. and […]