Can BlackBerry 10 save RIM ?

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Research in Motion , maker of BlackBerry devices will be announcing its first devices running on the BlackBerry 10 platform in a few hours from now in New York City. It is the biggest test for RIM CEO Thorsten Heins who took over the reins from RIM founders Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis just about a year ago. I have seen the BlackBerry 10 OS running on developer devices and the OS does look promising and a huge refreshing change from the traditional BlackBerry experience. It does provide a user experience which is a lot different from Android or iOS or Windows Phone . To be honest I’m bored of iPhone’s dated UI which is over 6 years old. Android Jelly Bean is interesting but the Droids have their own drawbacks . Windows Phone has come a long way but still does not offer a notification center or proper multitasking. The big question today is does BlackBerry 10 have a chance in today’s crowded smartphone market place ? The short answer is yes. For the long answer read on. Continue reading “Can BlackBerry 10 save RIM ?”

Research In Motion ready to license BlackBerry 10 reports Bloomberg

Bloomberg is reporting that Research in Motion (RIM) is ready to license its upcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system to other smartphone manufacturers. The next generation OS is expected to be available on devices starting Q1 2013.

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Playbook to get Blackberry 10 post launch

Rob Orr , VP Product Management at RIM , confirmed that the next gen Blackberry 10 OS would be making its way to the Playbook eventually. The OS which is expected to be RIM’s biggest attempt to regain their diminishing market share is expected to be rolled out later this year.

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BlackBerry Playbook international launch next month

BlackBerry Playbook is RIM’s first ever tablet which is running on BlackBerry very own OS known as QNX. BlackBerry Playbook is a good looking tablet and has some interesting specifications. It’s currently available in USA and Canada, and we told you that it will be hitting India later this month and already available for pre-order. Continue reading “BlackBerry Playbook international launch next month”

BlackBerry PlayBook Live Pics and Impressions !

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At MWC 2011  we got up close with the BlackBerry Playbook which is RIM’s Tablet running on the BlackBerry Tablet OS (QNX) . You can take a look at the photos of the Playbook below and boy ! it was pretty small in person compared to the photos you might see on the internet.

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Video : BlackBerry Playbook Web Browser and Multimedia Demo

BlackBerry PlayBook is the upcoming Tablet from RIM and it does have some impressive features. Now the folks at Blackberry have shared a video which highlights the web browser’s multimedia capabilities. It plays HTML 5 videos , full youtube videos without any delay. The pages also load pretty fast similar to a desktop. And since the Playbook supports Adobe Flash , you can also play Flash Games without leaving the browser. Watch the video below to catch all the action. Continue reading “Video : BlackBerry Playbook Web Browser and Multimedia Demo”