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2012-08-17 23:02:01

Driving 2,000 plus kms in a brand new 2013 Ford SUV Interceptor... with MPA Tracker for PlayBook, new Intergraph Mobile Reporter and a comprehensive mobile policing upfit by D & R, drivers Gary Bauer and Paul Grierson are mapping progress and submitting status reports en route to the 107th CACP Annual Conference in Sydney, Nova Scotia -- August 20 and 21 - Intergraph Booth 324. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Driving from Toronto to Sydney for the 107th CACP Annual Conference...

2011-05-16 10:00:00

A shipment of the much-anticipated PlayBook tablet from Research In Motion (RIM) has been recalled by the manufacturer citing flaws in the operating system that could cause issues with the initial set-up, Reuters is reporting. The recall affects 935 of the mobile devices being shipped to the office supply retailer Staples Inc. Only a few had reached customers' hands before the problems had been recognized. RIM is now working to replace those devices that were distributed to customers. ...

2011-04-19 14:00:00

Research in Motion's PlayBook tablet computer launched on Tuesday with a slimmer crowd than what its competitor Apple saw on the day of its iPad 2 release. Just three PlayBooks were sold in the 20 minutes after an Office Depot in Midtown New York was opened. "It's going to be a tough sell to the consumer," BGC Partner analyst Colin Gillis told Reuters.  "It's going to be right next to an iPad at the same price point. The iPad is going to look much bigger, it has an entire ecosystem...

2011-03-22 13:14:44

Research In Motion will start selling its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet computer in the U.S. and Canada on April 19. RIM said on Tuesday that customers can start pre-ordering the device through Best Buy.  The PlayBook will be available for $499 to $699 and will feature a 7-inch touch screen. "Tablets are becoming a bigger part of our business everyday and the launch of the BlackBerry PlayBook will heighten the level of excitement in this category," Scott Anderson, head of merchandising...

2010-06-10 07:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the SecondHalfPlaybook.com, a subscription website devoted to the needs of Dads 55 and older, was launched. Providing tailored content, an innovative one-click user interface and utilizing Disney's concept of entertaining to inform and engage users, the Playbook is a single guide for what all Dads want: living an active and fulfilled life. Plus, Dad is in the safe zone: the Playbook is a private site just for Dads. The Playbook addresses Dad's...

2005-11-11 07:03:46

By Kimberly Speight LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Cable channel Spike TV is looking to make men's lives easier with a new series titled "The Playbook," which "Scrubs" star Donald Faison will host. The show, which premieres at 4 p.m. December 3 and will air as a series of six half-hour specials, is described as "the ultimate guide for guys." It takes a comedic approach to helping men "get through life" by focusing on such topics as making the most of dating, how to get the best...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'