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First BlackBerry QNX phone a 4-inch “mini-PlayBook” says analyst

First BlackBerry QNX phone a 4-inch “mini-PlayBook” says analyst

Contrasting rumors over RIM's QNX smartphone plans for 2012 today, with an RBC Capital Markets analyst suggesting that, rather than the Colt handset tipped earlier this week, the BlackBerry manufacturer's first device will be a "mini-PlayBook." The handset, Mike Abramsky suggested in an investor note today, will look like the 7-inch BlackBerry PlayBook tablet but smaller, using a 4-inch display and a dual-core processor.

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iPad stays top tablet: Faces growing Android challenge as Amazon circles

iPad stays top tablet: Faces growing Android challenge as Amazon circles

Apple's iPad continues to dominate the tablet market, with global shipments up to 9.3m units according to the latest figures, though its percentage marketshare has declined by over 33-percent thanks to increasing competition from consumer-centric rivals. 61.3-percent of tablets sold worldwide run iOS, analysts Strategy Analytics calculate, with Android taking the lion's share of what remains, at 30.1-percent.

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RIM’s PlayBook manager jumps ship to Samsung

RIM’s PlayBook manager jumps ship to Samsung

RIM's senior product manager on the BlackBerry PlayBook team has defected to Samsung, it's been revealed, where he will take charge of the Korean company's US mobile marketing team. Ryan Bidan confirmed the change in roles on his LinkedIn profile, moving to Dallas, Tx, to work with Samsung Telecommunications America as the Director of Product Marketing. His decision comes a month after RIM's VP of Digital Marketing and Media, Brian Wallace, also moved to Samsung.

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Verbatim Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard Review

Verbatim Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard Review

For many of us, typing on our iPhone or iPad is usually limited to entering passwords or replying text messages. But if you often work on the go and have to bang out emails, picking up an accessory such as the Verbatim Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard will save you a lot of time and frustration. This portable keyboard is designed to be ultra-compact while delivering the convenience of a traditional keyboard along with some extras.

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RIM slashes PlayBook sales goals for Q2 2011

RIM slashes PlayBook sales goals for Q2 2011

RIM is facing a bleak future right now as its mobile devices are losing ground in just about all categories. The prospects for the many are grim and to help shore up the budgets RIM is starting layoffs of workers. While the layoffs are starting RIM is also reportedly reducing the sales goal for Q2 2011 on the BlackBerry Playbook tablet after dismal sales of the device.

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