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Futureshop announces $149 BlackBerry Playbook Clearance


Sunday we posted an article about Staples clearing out the BlackBerry Playbook  on Sunday, but if you are getting anxious and cannot wait, Futureshop has the Playbook on sale NOW for $149.99. You can place your order online, or visit your local retail store and pick up this bargain. Doing a quick check, the closest 40 stores in the GTA …

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Blackberry Playbook Fire Sale Sunday August 19


According to staples.ca, they will be selling overstock of the 16GB WiFi Blackberry Playbook this Sunday August 19 for a mere $159.00..Yes you heard correctly. A week after the 4G LTE Playbook launched for $550, you are able to pick up a very similar tablet for near $150 bucks! There is no mention on how much stuck Staples will carry …

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Blackberry 4G LTE Playbook coming to Canada August 9

As the Tragically Hip once sang,   it’s been a long time running,  RIM is set to launch the upgraded Playbook on August 9 at select retailers in Canada. The 4G LTE Playbook ships with standard 32GB of storage space, OS 2.01, an upgraded 1.5Ghz dual core processor, 1GB RAM, and a 7″ 1024×600 display. “We’re excited to bring customers the …

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Blackberry Desktop Manager for Mac updated to include Media Sync

Blackberry Desktop Manager

Posted by Jamie Forestell RIM has just announced Blackberry Desktop Manager for Mac has been updated and is now available for download. Desktop Manager for Mac v2.1 now include media sync support for the Playbook. In addition to being able to drag and drop files to the Playbook directly over USB and Wi-Fi, you can now use the Desktop Manager …

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Facebook for iPad finally coming

Facebook for iPad

Posted by Jamie Forestell If you can recall the official iPad announcement, Steve Jobs confirmed that several big apps have already been developed to include native iPad support. And for any iPhone apps not yet designed for iPad, they would all still work, and work well. For anyone that has used Facebook for iPhone on their iPad or iPad 2, …

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Over the Air Updates coming with Apple iOS 5

Posted by Jamie Forestell With WWDC just days away, it looks like Apple has leaked some big news. News we have all expected for quite some time, but it sure is nice to see something semi official. Or if your device has Automatic Download enabled for apps, your updates will download to your device without having to sync. That of …

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Blackberry Playbook to get Rovio’s Angry Birds

Posted by Jamie Forestell It was just a matter of time and I am quite sure has held some people back from purchasing a Blackberry Playbook, but the time has come.  Yesterday during a keynote at the Blackberry World 2011 Conference, RIM announced that Angry Birds will be released for the Playbook in the near future With over 140 Million downloads, …

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Blackberry Playbook Video Chat Quick Review


Posted by Jamie Forestell Early yesterday morning, RIM released an over the air update which included video chat for the Blackberry Playbook.  If you are not sure where to find it, you can simply look for the icon on your home screen under the ALL tab. (or in my case Favorites) Once you have opened the Video Chat application, you …

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Blackberry Playbook Update: version

Posted by Donny Torrefranca Early May 3rd shortly after 1:00 am Eastern time I received the latest update for my Playbook. Like before the update is 289 MB in size and installed over-the-air. (are you hearing that Apple? Over-the-air update!). What did this update bring? Read on for details. Immediately, the first thing I noticed is the availability of a …

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Research in Motion (RIM) kicks off Blackberry World 2011

Posted by Jamie Forestell Earlier today RIM made several announcements as they kicked off Blackberry World 2011 being held in Orlando Florida. Where to begin? RIM introduced two new BlackBerry Bold Smartphones – Bold 9900 and Bold 9930 – Coming Summer 2011 and will feature a touchscreen alongside the QWERTY keyboard. RIM announced a new Facebook App for the BlackBerry PlayBook – …

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