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New RIM Playbook Upgrade Includes Email
2012-02-22 05:26:55

Research In Motion, the maker of the Blackberry line of smartphones, has finally unleashed the power of its new Playbook line of tablet computers. The Playbook, launched in April 2011, has finally had email, contacts and a calendar added to its new QNX OS, also called PlayBook 2.0, reports Reuters. The software update releases Playbook users from having to tether themselves to a Blackberry for email use. Frost and Sullivan analyst Craig Cartier told Reuters reports Alastair Sharp and...

Nokia Shifting Handset Manufacturing To Asia
2012-02-08 10:54:04

Mobile handset maker Nokia plans to eliminate 4,000 manufacturing jobs in Hungary and Mexico, along with positions in its oldest factory, in Finland, as it shifts manufacturing to Asia, its largest market, reports Diana ben-Aaron for Bloomberg. The cuts of 8 percent of the phone business workforce bring total planned job cuts at the group under Chief Executive Stephen Elop to more than 30,000. Finland-based Nokia said most of the company´s existing production will move to existing...

After Court Order, RIM Renames BBX Phone/Tablet OS Ro BlackBerry 10
2011-12-08 06:09:53

Research in Motion (RIM) has changed the name of its next-generation operating system to "BlackBerry 10," after a federal court in Albuquerque forced it to drop the original "BBX" moniker. The judge issued a temporary restraining order (http://www.docstoc.com/docs/document-preview.aspx?doc_id=107308324) against the Canadian company, prohibiting it from using the name BBX, which is a trademark of the New Mexico-based software firm Basis International. Basis had sued RIM in October over...


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BlackBerry PlayBook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry PlayBook is a tablet computer released on April 19, 2011 by BlackBerry. It is the first device to use the BlackBerry Tablet operating system (OS) and runs Adobe AIR applications. A merger with the existing BlackBerry OS created a new operating system: the BlackBerry 10. On February 21, 2012, the PlayBook was updated to be compatible with Android OS applications that could be installed from the BlackBerry App World store. On October 3, 2012, the PlayBook OS 2.1 was released....

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