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RIM acquires Montreal based Tungle

Montreal based Tungle.me has announced it was recently acquired by Blackberry maker Research in Motion (RIM). Tungle is a scheduling application that syncs with your existing calendar to assist with eliminating double bookings, time zone mishaps and the back-and-forth of finding a time to meet. At this time there is no official statement from RIM, but CEO of Tungle, Marc …

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Blackberry Playbook launch day sales may exceed 50,000

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Posted by Jamie Forestell The Blackberry Playbook has been hyped since late 2010 and as of April 19, the tablet from RIM is finally here.  Reports indicate approximately 50,000 units were sold in retail locations as well as pre-order sales. While some negative reviews are coming in , it is important to remember there are no other tablets available yet that …

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Blackberry Playbook and Blackberry Bridge feature

Posted by Donny Torrefranca Today is the much anticipated public release of the Blackberry Playbook.  And as we were told during our coverage of the media event in NYC on April 14th, the Blackberry Bridge was also enabled in the AppWorld. Today I’ve had the opportunity to examine the Blackberry Bridge connectivity with my Bold 9000 running OS 5.0.0.900. Download article …

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Blackberry Playbook Hands On

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Posted by Jamie Forestell Last week we had the pleasure of attending the Blackberry Playbook product launch held in New York City. The event was held at the 548 Centre, located in the heart of the Chelsea Arts District. The aroma from nearby restaurants was a great bonus as we were lined up to enter the event. Once we registered, …

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Blackberry Playbook Media Event: Initial Thoughts

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Posted by Donny Torrefranca After having our first crack at the upcoming Blackberry Playbook from RIM due on April 19th, here is our initial impressions. The Playbook’s 7″ style is a nice touch and definitely puts the Galaxy Tab to the test. The screen is very clear and crisp and it runs smooth. With it’s dual-core processor as opposed to …

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Blackberry Playbook Event taking place April 14 in New York City [Giveaway]

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Posted by Jamie Forestell We have received our invitation to the Blackberry Playbook event taking place in New York City on April 14. RIM will have the Playbook available for demo. The Playbook has been hyped up since September of 2010 and we look forward to finally getting a peek at the QNX based tablet. One of the most surprising …

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Blackberry Playbook pre-order available today for April 19 starting at $499

Posted by Jamie Forestell The Blackberry Playbook is now available for pre-order. Yes, you heard correct. Today! It has been a long wait but in less then one month, the most anticipated tablet of the year will be on the market. The Playbook will be available at a number of retailers including Futureshop and Best Buy. You may find the …

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Pre-Order the Blackberry Playbook Tomorrow: Sears Canada

Blackberry Playbook Preorder

Posted by Jamie Forestell It would appear Sears Canada affiliates have the opportunity to pre-order the Blackberry Playbook starting tomorrow. We have reached out to confirm the full details, but please note the spelling mistake made (realeasing). The Blackberry Playbook is rumored to be launching on April 10, so this could very well be valid. And as we all know, the iPad …

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Blackberry Playbook to run Android Apps: Bloomberg

Bloomberg reports the Blackberry Playbook will indeed run Android apps. When RIM first announced the Playbook tablet, the industry cringed at the thought of an entire restructure of Blackberry applications as well as the need to develop new apps for the QNX OS. The Andriod marketplace has roughly 130,000 apps, which seems light in comparison to the Apple appstore, but …

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