Device Index PlayBook

RIM Rolls Out BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Today

Brighthand: RIM's tablet PC just started hitting store shelves.

Critics Not Thrilled by BlackBerry PlayBook

InformationWeek: RIM's first tablet PC knocked for lack of native email support, lack of applications, and buggy software.

RIM CEO Responds to Critics

TFTS: Mike Lazaridis doesn't understand the negativity of some critics regarding his company.

Flash Bug Delaying BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet

Geek.com: Adobe swears Flash can work on tablets, but Apple refuses to use it, and it looks like RIM has run into problems with the Web technology.

RIM Merging BlackBerry and QNX Platforms

Brighthand: RIM's two separate operating systems for smartphones and tablets will soon be a thing of the past.

RIM PlayBook Won't Ship with Native Email

InformationWeek: BlackBerry will be required for PIM info such as email, contacts, and calendaring at first for RIM's tablet.

Reasons To Hold Off Purchasing Subsidized Tablets

InformationWeek: Here's why you should skip subsidized iPad competitors--such as RIM, HP, Samsung, HTC and others--and pay full price instead.

RIM Launching BlackBerry PlayBook on April 10th

BGR: Report says RIM's first tablet computer will launch at retail on April 10th.

RIM May Let Android Apps Run on PlayBook Tablet

InformationWeek: But will that solve RIM's apparent problems with developers?

Research In Motion PlayBook's Big Weakness

InformationWeek: Apparently a BlackBerry is required to access email and PIM data live with RIM's upcoming tablet PC.

RIM Preps Enterprise App Middleware and BES Cloud Services

RIM executives provide some insight on new BlackBerry Enterprise Application Middleware service and BlackBerry Enterprise Server architecture for the cloud.

RIM Acquires UI Designer The Astonishing Tribe

Purchase will give BlackBerry maker some much-needed expertise as it transitions devices to its new QNX-based mobile OS.

RIM's Balsillie Says Apple's Mobile App Dev Model Flawed

Jim Balsillie, co-CEO of BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion, comes out swinging at Web 2.0 Summit with a critique of Apple's development model.

RIM Takes On Apple's iPad With Sub-$500 PlayBook

RIM CEO Jim Balsillie says the new tablet PC will be available in the first quarter, support Adobe Flash and will be primarily marketed to the enterprise.

RIM Unveils a New PlayBook

Research In Motion's PlayBook, an iPad competitor in every sense, is designed as a "true" enterprise-ready tablet built for mobile computing.