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RIM BlackTab could be no-show at DevCon 2010?

RIM BlackTab could be no-show at DevCon 2010?

RIM's DevCon 2010 BlackBerry event kicks off today, and SlashGear will be bringing you all the news direct from the show.  Expected to be announced is the upcoming tablet-centric build of the company's OS, but according to BGR's sources there won't be any specific hardware demonstrated or even unveiled.

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RIM “BlackTab” BlackBerry tablet has 5MP camera, slide-out QWERTY tips WSJ

RIM “BlackTab” BlackBerry tablet has 5MP camera, slide-out QWERTY tips WSJ

Rumors regarding RIM's supposed BlackBerry Tablet companion device have again flared up, this time following a Wall Street Journal report quoting "people familiar with the device" who describe a touchscreen slate with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.  The BlackBerry tablet - which we've previously heard is internally codenamed BlackPad - is tipped to have 4GB of its own onboard storage and a 5-megapixel camera, but rely on a BlackBerry smartphone for its 3G connectivity.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 39 2010

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 39 2010

Welcome to this week's edition of the SlashGear Week in Review. I hope your week was a good one, there was a lot going on in the tech world. We learned early in the week that Nokia had a touchscreen alternative to the iPhone that was axed in 2004. That device could have made for a different landscape in the smartphone realm today had it made it to market.

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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 launch BBM app plugins, in-app Ads & payments and WebWorks dev tool

RIM launch BBM app plugins, in-app Ads & payments and WebWorks dev tool

It's day one of RIM's DevCon 2010 event, and while the company hasn't announced a BlackTab tablet - at least so far - they've perhaps done something more important for the long-term success of the platform. The key unveils this year is the new version of BlackBerry Messenger - complete with support for third-party plug-ins - the introduction of commercial services for apps, such as in-app payments and custom ads, and the BlackBerry WebWorks platform, a web-based app creation tool

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