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Samsung to unveil new Galaxy Note in late August; RIM launching new PlayBook line next week

Thursday, August 2, 2012 | More »

Samsung Electronics is set to take the wraps off a sequel to its popular Galaxy Note smartphone at an event on August 29, about two weeks before the possible debut of Apple’s new iPhone. The two arch rivals are bracing for a full-blown battle with the expected rollouts of the two key models co...

RIM’s PlayBook Gets E-mail With Software Upgrade

Research In Motion on Tuesday gave its PlayBook tablet computer the ability to handle email as easily as a BlackBerry does, with new software that eliminates a shortcoming that has throttled sales since the PlayBook launched last April. Before the software update, which came months after RIM initia...

22 February, 2012 | More »

RIM Recalls 1,000 Playbook Tablets: Report

Research In Motion Ltd has recalled about 1,000 of its Playbook tablets which were shipped with a flawed operating system build that could pose problems during the initial set-up, technology blog Engadget and several other media channels reported. In a statement to CrackBerry.com, the Blackberry mak...

16 May, 2011 | More »

RIM’s PlayBook Hits North American Shelves

Research In Motion’s PlayBook went on sale in the United States and Canada on Tuesday in a launch the company hopes will win customers away from Apple’s dominant iPad tablet computer. But customers trickled in slowly at stores that opened early, in comparison to the throngs that flocked ...

19 April, 2011 | More »

RIM’s Email-less PlayBook Gets Tough Reviews

RIM’s PlayBook tablet bombed with influential technology reviewers who called the iPad competitor a rushed job that won’t even provide RIM’s vaunted email service unless it’s hooked up to a BlackBerry. The poor initial response to a device the company hopes will get it onboar...

15 April, 2011 | More »

Apple To Stay Ahead In Tablet Boom: Gartner

Apple’s iPad will continue to dominate the surging media tablet market for years, with Google playing catch-up, research firm Gartner said on Monday. Gartner said it expects 70 million media tablets to be sold this year and 108 million in 2012, compared with just 17.6 million in 2010. Apple...

11 April, 2011 | More »

RIM To Set Up Manufacturing Facility In India; Blackberry Playbook To Launch In April

Research In Motion, which manufactures and sells the BlackBerry range of handsets and the yet to be launched tablet PC Playbook, is learnt to be scouting around metros in India to establish a plant. Over the past year, the Canadian company has been evading the Indian government’s ‘Big Br...

28 March, 2011 | More »

Loss Of Faith In RIM Deepens As PlayBook Debut Nears

Research In Motion is facing skeptical investors unsure the BlackBerry maker can pull off a difficult transition as it promises strong growth from a tablet and operating system few have seen. Shares of the Canadian company plunged more than 10 percent on Friday, after it warned of weak profit and re...

27 March, 2011 | More »