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BlackBerry PlayBook to Feature Kobo eReader Service Pre-Loaded

BlackBerry PlayBook to Feature Kobo eReader Service Pre-Loaded

While the announcement of the tablet device from Research In Motion, known as the PlayBook, is still hot in some people's minds, it looks like company's tied to the release of the tablet are starting to show their support. After Amazon announced that they would be making the Kindle software available for the PlayBook after its launch, Kobo is making their own announcement. But this time around, this eReader service will be made available right out of the gate, from the device.

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QNX Operating System Will Replace BlackBerry OS in the Future, a RIM VP Says

QNX Operating System Will Replace BlackBerry OS in the Future, a RIM VP Says

The announcement of the BlackBerry PlayBook, Research In Motion's brand new tablet device featuring a new Operating System from QNX, is still fresh on the mind of many out there, but this bit of news, suggested today at the BlackBerry Developer's Conference (DEVCON), may breathe some new life into the BlackBerry lineage, even if it isn't going to happen any time "soon." But, according to a RIM VP, it looks like the QNX Operating System originally developed for the PlayBook will indeed be seen on other devices in the future.

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The Daily Slash: September 27th 2010

The Daily Slash: September 27th 2010

We're at the start of another week, and it's already seen a huge announcement. Let's see if the rest of the week can keep up with the momentum put out today. In news from around the Web, Segway's boss passed away today. After that, we'll take a look around the R3 Media Network, and see what's been happening. Welcome to the Monday edition of The Daily Slash.

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BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Will Get Amazon’s Kindle Application

BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Will Get Amazon’s Kindle Application

Research In Motion has officially unveiled the brand new PlayBook, the company's first tablet device, and they're pulling out all the stops. For fans of the BlackBerry lineage, getting the Amazon Kindle application on their device was a good day, and for those already thinking about picking up the tablet device with the BlackBerry logo on there, you'll be happy to know that Amazon is planning on releasing the Kindle application for the tablet device.

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BlackBerry PlayBook QWERTY keyboard and charging dock accessories look likely

BlackBerry PlayBook QWERTY keyboard and charging dock accessories look likely

For a company that's built its reputation on hardware keyboards, RIM's decision not to give the BlackBerry PlayBook anything but an on-screen QWERTY could be seen as an unusual one.  Still, there's plenty of scope for accessories; the press release may be light on details, but we can draw a few conclusions from what RIM has said.  For instance, as well as the microHDMI and microUSB, there are battery charging contacts on the PlayBook tablet.

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BlackBerry PlayBook takes on iPad: Full Specs & Details

BlackBerry PlayBook takes on iPad: Full Specs & Details

RIM obviously knew they'd need some serious hardware to take on the iPad, and so they didn't hold back with the BlackBerry PlayBook.  We've got the full specs now, and this 7-inch 1024 x 600 multitouch slate is a pocket powerhouse that challenges not only Apple's tablet but the Samsung Galaxy Tab, too.  An ARM Cortex A9 dual-core 1GHz processor gets things going, then there's 1GB of RAM, WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, microHDMI and - in the future - the promise of both 3G and 4G models.

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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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