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June 29, 2013

BlackBerry PlayBook won’t be getting BlackBerry OS 10

Do you own a BlackBerry PlayBook? The 7-inch tablet made by RIM (BlackBerry) two years ago? If yes, bad news awaits.

August 04, 2012

BlackBerry Playbook 4G to be announced on August 9

We’ve recently featured a 10.1” tablet that is believed to be the next Blackberry Playbook and apparently there is some truth to this. Today RIM announced that they will be releasing the Blackberry Playbook 4G on the 9th of this month.

July 30, 2012

Leaked photo of a 10-inch BlackBerry Playbook

Vietnamese tech site has leaked pictures of what looks like a larger Blackberry Playbook. Could this rumored to be the first to feature the delayed BB OS X?

March 30, 2012

BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 Review

Just ten months after the BlackBerry PlayBook was launched, RIM released an OS update that addresses some of the tablets crucial shortcomings in the form of BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0. Since it was officially released, we’ve been exploring (and loving) the BlackBerry Playbook’s new features and figured to write something about it.

February 21, 2012

BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 now out, ready to download!

RIM has just send out notice that the BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 update is now available to all Playbook tablets. This global update is available over the air (OTA).

February 16, 2012

BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 Media Preview

RIM showed to members of the media a preview of the BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0. And while we wait in the next two weeks for the OS update to roll out to devices, we’ve got some alone time to play with it.

January 03, 2012

RIM drops 64GB BlackBerry Playbook to $299

Always wanted me to get the BlackBerry PlayBook but have not had the chance to get a good deal. There’s been some limited promos in the US and my friend there wanted to wait ’til it drops to $199. Well, it looks like the BlackBerry Store is now doing a $299 sale on all models […]

December 17, 2011

Get Php8,600 discount on BB Playbook this Christmas

RIM Philippines is offering BlackBerry customers to get the BB Playbook this Christmas by offering a discount of up to Php8,600 on any variant of the 7-inch tablet.

September 23, 2011

BlackBerry Playbook price drops by at least $100

This is looking like the HP TouchPad all over again. RIM’s BlackBerry Playbook is seeing some price cuts across the entire line-up by at least $100 over at Amazon.

July 21, 2011

BlackBerry Playbook gets priced, lands in August 6

Finally got word from the PR of RIM that the BlackBerry Playbook will be officially released in the Philippines this August 6, 2011.

July 14, 2011

BlackBerry Playbook Review

We’re all too familiar with Android tablets and the iPad so when we were introduced to the BlackBerry Playbook with its own mobile operating system, we paused for a while to re-think the UI, navigation and over-all usability. Read our full review of RIM’s BlackBerry Playbook after the jump.

July 06, 2011

Globe nabs BB Playbook, might arrive this month

We just got our review unit of the BlackBerry Playbook today and we got word that Globe has taken lead on the release of the tablet in the Philippines with a possible launch date later this month or early next month.

April 13, 2011

Hands-on with the BlackBerry Playbook

This morning, we had an intimate encounter with the BlackBerry Playbook. Representatives from RIM took us on a BB Playbook bus, went around Ayala while demo-ing their upcoming tablet.

March 22, 2011

BlackBerry Playbook matches iPad2 price

So Research in Motion has finally announced the pricing of their BlackBerry Playbook tablet and guess what, they’ve actually matched the prices of Apple’s iPad2 WiFi line-up — starting with $499 for the 16GB model.

September 28, 2010

BlackBerry Playbook is RIM’s Tablet

RIM has finally unveiled their very own tablet — the BlackBerry Playbook, which they dubbed as the first multiprocessing, multi-tasking professional tablet.

September 06, 2013

Toshiba outs Encore, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet

The Acer Iconia W3, the first Windows 8 tablet under 10-inch, has finally met its match and it comes in the form of Toshiba Encore; an Intel Bay Trail-powered 8-inch slate running on the revamped version of Windows 8.

June 13, 2013

Sony Xperia Tablet Z unboxed, in the flesh

Just before we left Taiwan last week from the week-long Computex event, we scouted around for some gadgets to bring home and one of the items on top of our list was the Sony Xperia Tablet Z. Unfortunately, we didn’t push thru with it since we couldn’t withdraw any cash from the local ATM.

May 01, 2013

Thorsten Heins: Tablets will be dead in 5 years

During an interview at the Milken Institute, Blackberry CEO Thorsten Heins expressed his thoughts about how the mobile computing scene will be like in five-year’s time, and this is what he has to say, “In five years I don’t think there’ll be a reason to have a tablet anymore.”

March 29, 2013

BlackBerry Z10 Review

BlackBerry’s comeback in the smartphone market will be determined by the success of the BlackBerry Z10 and the new BB 10 OS. Check out our full review of the BlackBerry Z10 after the break.

December 12, 2012

BlackBerry 10 phone teased by RIM

RIM posted a new banner on their website, one that indicates that the BlackBerry experience is now re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented; also included is a teaser of what seems to be the first phone to run Blackberry 10.

December 01, 2012

What to expect from BlackBerry 10?

We’re here at Bangkok, Thailand for the BlackBerry Jam Asia 2012 or previously known as DevCon Asia (Developer’s Conference). We got a chance to talk to the RIM’s head honchoes to tell us more about their latest project, the BlackBerry 10.

September 27, 2012

Texas Instrument exits smartphone & tablet market

The race to be the best processor out there proves to be too much to handle for the company behind OMAP (Open Multimedia Applications Platform) System-on-Chips as they bid farewell to the mobile industry and to focus their attention to “a broader market”.

September 24, 2012

Nokia Lumia 510, WP7 for cheap?

Amidst all the hype surrounding the upcoming WP8 devices, a Chinese blog site reported that Nokia will be releasing a handset running on Windows Phone 7.8 and will call it Lumia 510.

September 23, 2012

Round-up: Top 7 seven-inch Tablets

Last week, we featured our top 5 tablets above 7-inch and as promised, here’s another rundown of the top 7-inchers based on what we think has the best price-to-feature ratio. Check out our list after the break.

August 21, 2012

Google Nexus 7 Review

After more than two weeks of playing around with the Nexus 7 and making it my primary tablet, I’v already forgotten where I placed my iPad 3. Check out why on our full review of the Google Nexus 7.

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