BlackBerry Playbook

Apple delays BlackBerry PlayBook after touchscreen sweep tip insiders

Apple delays BlackBerry PlayBook after touchscreen sweep tip insiders

Apple inadvertently - but, we imagine, with no great remorse - delayed RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook release by a month, according to the latest leaks from Taipei, with touchscreen shortages once again rearing their heads. According to DigiTimes' sources, RIM's original launch schedule was pushed back when it was realized that Apple had already booked most of the available capacity for touch panel production.

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The Daily Slash : April 6, 2011

The Daily Slash : April 6, 2011

Welcome back, Gadgeteers! Today we've got a brand new format for SlashGear for you all and we're super pumped about it! There's been a lot of action going on in the recent past and this right here is the place where you're gonna find out about it! Before we begin though, I must have you peek at both of our brand new startup Facebook groups - it's like we're starting fresh! [facebook.com/slashgear.com] and [facebook.com/androidcommunity.com] We'd love for you to like us and promise a fabulous experience. Believe it! Next we've got a whole tiny stash today of exclusive and otherwise awesome contents for your consumption - mount up!

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BlackBerry PlayBook Event Invite Sent to Press

BlackBerry PlayBook Event Invite Sent to Press

We've been pumped up about this device for what seems like an eternity. The BlackBerry PlayBook, now an unlikely hero in an intensely rapidly expanding and changing tablet market. What this event will certainly contain is a formal introduction to the near-final build of the PlayBook itself along with a demo and possibly the chance to bring one or two of the little beauts home with us. This event is going to be taking place April 14th at 6PM EST in New York, NY.

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Forget apps, Apple’s core iPad 2 experience needs to grow up

Forget apps, Apple’s core iPad 2 experience needs to grow up

Shiny shiny, shiny Apple iPad; whiplash tablet in the dark. Forgive the Velvet Underground, but sometimes it really does feel like being a masochist would make the iOS user experience easier to stomach. Yes, Apple's App Store may be the most bulging around, offering hundreds of thousands to titles whether you want to turn your iPad 2 into a recording studio, games machine or digital recipe book. Problem is, there's still no way to turn the iPad into a proper, multi-user, family tablet.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – March 27, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – March 27, 2011

We had several new smartphone and tablet announcements from CTIA Wireless that took place this week in Orlando Florida. There has also been some interesting developments having to do with Android with the launch of Amazon's Appstore and RIM's big announcement that their BlackBerry Playbook tablets will support Android apps. Read on for the full top ten list.

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RIM To Support Android Apps For BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM To Support Android Apps For BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM has just announced that it will be expanding its apps ecosystem to include support for Android apps in its upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. The tablet is scheduled to launch on April 19, and will support both BlackBerry Java and Android, along with C/C++ development, HTML 5, Flash, and AIR.

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RIM Furthers Consumer Appeal With Free BlackBerry Protect Service

RIM Furthers Consumer Appeal With Free BlackBerry Protect Service

In an attempt to further appeal to consumers and downplay its business-only image, RIM is now offering free BlackBerry Protect service for all BlackBerry users. The service, previously only available to enterprise users, allows users to locate, back up and remotely wipe their handsets. BlackBerry Protect is now in open beta, and can be downloaded from the BlackBerry App World.

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Sprint HTC EVO 3D and EVO View 4G tablet get fully detailed

Sprint HTC EVO 3D and EVO View 4G tablet get fully detailed

Hardware specs on two of HTC's other devices for CTIA 2011 have emerged, with the guts of the HTC EVO 3D and HTC EVO View 4G both apparently leaked. According to BGR, Sprint will be officially announcing the EVO 3D with a 4.3-inch qHD 960 x 540 autostereoscopic 3D display, a 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon 8660 processor, twin 5-megapixel cameras on the back for shooting 3D photos and video, and an HDMI port for outputting 1080p HD regular video and 720p HD 3D video.

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