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RIM to Block Sideloading on PlayBook

April 10th, 2012 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: PlayBook OS (QNX) | No Comments »

RIM’s most popular handout, the PlayBook, will soon get an update that will disallow consumers to sideload their apps onto the tablet. From that moment on, all installs are obligated to go through BlackBerry App World.

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MWC: HandyGames Pushes 6 Games on the PlayBook

February 28th, 2012 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: BlackBerry | No Comments »

It seems handyGames is set for some free PlayBooks from Research in Motion as the company has pushed 6 of its most popular Android games onto RIM’s BlackBerry App World.

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Playbook OS 2.0, Too Late?

February 21st, 2012 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: PlayBook OS (QNX) | No Comments »

The Playbook would be a game changer. Right now, it is reduced to an industry-wide giveaway. Still, RIM is preparing to launch the new PlayBook OS 2.0 on the device. The OS that will bring much of the features consumers expected at purchase.

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RIM Extends Playbook Giveaway to Android Developers

February 14th, 2012 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: BlackBerry | No Comments »

It seems RIM is faring well, courting Android developers by handing out free Playbook tablet computers to whoever signs up and re-launches an Android app on BlackBerry App World.

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Free PlayBooks for Android Developers

February 3rd, 2012 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: AndroidOS, Platforms: PlayBook OS (QNX) | No Comments »

RIM seems to do just about anything to spread their believe in the BlackBerry PlayBook. Following the launch of the support for Android apps on the device, Android developers can now get hold of a free PlayBook just by converting their Android app to the device.

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Android Support in PlayBook Only 5 Days Away

February 1st, 2012 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: PlayBook OS (QNX) | No Comments »

It was one of the big salespitches from BlackBerry at the introduction of the QNX platform; it would be able to run Android Apps. Up until now, PlayBook users haven’t seen much of that promise. On February 6th however, BlackBerry will be rolling out PlayBook OS 2.0 with Android support.

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RIM Preparing Playbook for Global Launch

June 11th, 2011 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: BlackBerry | No Comments »

While our readers in the US probably already have a Playbook laying around, RIM has now announced in which countries their tablet computer will be selling next.

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RBC: 250.000 PlayBooks Sold

May 19th, 2011 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: BlackBerry | No Comments »

By now we all know RIM will have to push hard to conquer a piece of the tablet pie, but their PlayBook is doing far from bad. RBC estimates about a quarter of a million sales for the tablet.

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Meet The PlayBook

May 15th, 2011 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: BlackBerry | No Comments »

Last Thursday, MGB was present at the Meet The Playbook event RIM organized in Amsterdam. Most of RIM’s prominent speakers were present to inform developers about what possibilities they have with the PlayBook.

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Playbook Launces in North America

April 20th, 2011 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: BlackBerry | No Comments »

Research in Motion has silently launched the Playbook in the US and Canada. RIM even canceled the press event that should help get the Playbook in the hands of the many BlackBerry fans. According to analysts, this move from RIM is because of the many negative reviews of the Playbook that are on the internet.

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