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RIM BlackPad tablet a WiFi/Bluetooth “companion” device; could drop this year

RIM BlackPad tablet a WiFi/Bluetooth “companion” device; could drop this year

The BlackBerry tablet rumors continue, and it's looking more like a case of "when" RIM will out their touchscreen marvel rather than "if".  BGR's usual sources have come through with some information that seemingly corroborates what we heard last week; namely, that the tablet - codenamed BlackPad, we've heard before - will be a companion device rather than standalone product, which basically means no integrated 3G, only Bluetooth and WiFi.

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2011 BlackPad tablet using BlackBerry OS after RIM junk Android intentions?

2011 BlackPad tablet using BlackBerry OS after RIM junk Android intentions?

After yesterday's whisperings of a RIM tablet for launch sometime in 2011, The Street is claiming that the touchscreen device is in fact the Canadian company's second approach to an iPad rival.  They quote Rodman Renshaw analyst Ashok Kumar, who believes RIM first planned to launch an Android based tablet later in 2010 but scrapped the device after "taking a second look at that product roadmap ... it has to compare favorably to the iPad."

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RIM Lands BlackPad.com, Tablet Rumors Heat Up

RIM Lands BlackPad.com, Tablet Rumors Heat Up

It's been a little bit of time since we last heard a rumor about the (supposedly) inevitable tablet from Research In Motion, so now's as good as time as any. The company based out of Waterloo has bought a new web address, apparently making sure that they get to keep the name, "BlackPad." It's changed hands in the past, and so the current belief is that RIM paid some kind of sum to the previous owner, but those details are missing from this new report.

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“BlackPad” BlackBerry tablet due 2011?

“BlackPad” BlackBerry tablet due 2011?

RIM are the latest company to be connected with a potential iPad-rival tablet, though going by BBLeaks' information you probably shouldn't hold your breath for its arrival.  According to an unnamed source, they're claiming RIM are working on a BlackBerry tablet codenamed "BlackPad" or possibly "Cobalt", that will be smaller and thinner than the iPad but have "full BlackBerry OS compatibility and functionality."

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BlackBerry PlayBook official: 7-Inch 1GHz “Professional” tablet

BlackBerry PlayBook official: 7-Inch 1GHz “Professional” tablet

It looks like we might have spoken too soon. At this year's BlackBerry DEVCON, the possibilities are endless for Research In Motion. They have plenty of pent-up rumors and speculation being thrown around. Most of that around the BlackPad, the first tablet from the house that built BlackBerry. And, sure enough, RIM is working on a tablet device. It's not called the BlackPad, though. It's called the PlayBook, and it is indeed the BlackBerry tablet.

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RIM BlackPad Could be Announced Next Week, Sources Say

RIM BlackPad Could be Announced Next Week, Sources Say

The life of BlackBerry's BlackPad, the mysterious tablet device the Waterloo-based company is supposedly working on, has been a roller coaster so far. Even the last update, with RIM filing a trademark application for the name SurfBook adds more mystery to the whole situation. But, if some sources are to be believed, then it looks like House that Built BlackBerry is all set to stat announcing the tablet, and it could be as early as next week.

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Forrester: iPad’s Success Means More Tablet Competitors

Forrester: iPad’s Success Means More Tablet Competitors

In a new report from Forrester, we've got some pretty common sense revelations. The new report from Sarah Rotman Epps, suggests that while the iPad is wildly successful, that also means that plenty of new competitors are on the way. What's more, most of those competitors are trying to jump on Apple's success of the word "pad," and infusing it with their own tablet titles. We've all heard of the BlackPad, after all -- and Forrester believes there will be plenty more in the future.

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RIM BlackPad to Feature New OS Built by QNX Software Systems

RIM BlackPad to Feature New OS Built by QNX Software Systems

For the Canadian-based Research In Motion, the release of the BlackBerry Torch on AT&T was meant to signify a departure from the norm that RIM has been so connected to over the years. And while the Torch, and its Operating System (BlackBerry 6), may indeed be different for the company as a whole, it wasn't as revolutionary as many thought it would be. Perhaps that change is coming in their first tablet endeavor, the BlackPad, with the latest rumors suggesting that RIM isn't going to use BlackBerry 6, but instead go a different route.

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