iPad 2 as a portable video production studio

Granted, the idea of covering the launch of Research in Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook using Apple's iPad 2 to shoot, edit, and publish the video has more than a touch of irony to it.But we

Published on: April 25th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Should your business buy the BlackBerry Playbook?

First, let's go through the reasons you'd want the PlayBook. It's from the makers of BlackBerry, to start, and it's using the brand new QNX operating system, which is what RIM's future looks

Published on: April 20th, 2011 Brent Rose

RIM under fire during U.S. PlayBook launch

Research in Motion executives came out in force Thursday evening in New York, playing hosts at the industry launch of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in an effort to convince market watchers and potential

Published on: April 18th, 2011 Marc Ferranti

RIM’s PlayBook hit with tough reviews just ahead of launch

Research In Motion's iPad competitor, the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, goes on sale April 19, but it's not ready for prime time. Reviewers who got their hands on the PlayBook early posted their thoughts on the

Published on: April 15th, 2011 Daniel Ionescu

iPad 2 or not iPad 2? That’s the tablet buying question

Simple, portable, user-friendly, and affordable. Say hello to the device of the future: a PC and smartphone rolled into one - the tablet.The world of computing is at a crossroads. The primary computer

Published on: April 5th, 2011 Robert Strohmeyer Melissa J. Perenson & Mark Hattersley

5 things you need to know about BlackBerry Playbook’s Android support

It's the day after the big news that Research in Motion will, albeit indirectly, support Android 2.3 apps on its BlackBerry PlayBook -- and questions swirl over what this means for users, for

Published on: March 28th, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson

Tablets are just a passing fancy

At this week's CTIA Wireless 2011 conference in Orlando, tablets have taken centre stage. Not only have multiple new devices been announced, but predictions have been made that tablets will ultimately replace laptops

Published on: March 25th, 2011 Katherine Noyes

iPad 2, PlayBook headed for Canadian tablet showdown

It's a one-two punch for Canadian tablet device shoppers as Apple releases its iPad 2 on Friday while stores have began taking pre-orders for Research in Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook scheduled to launch on

Published on: March 23rd, 2011 Rosemary Hattersley, Ian Paul and Ben Camm-Jones

First hands-on look at Apple’s iPad 2

When it comes to releasing new form factors for its iPad tablet and other products, Apple not only gets there first; it gets there best.From the debut of the iPod in 2001 to

Published on: March 4th, 2011 Brad Reed

RIM push WebWorks for phone, PlayBook development

Research In Motion's BlackBerry WebWorks Application Platform lets developers use standard Web tools to create applications that work like native programs on RIM's smartphones and PlayBook tablets, company officials said Thursday. WebWorks, a

Published on: February 8th, 2011 Stephen Lawson

Media tablets: More than ‘executive jewelry’

 At a recent industry event, I was asked if I agreed with the term "executive jewelry" to describe media tablets. I'd argue that most people who pre-ordered or stood in line to buy

Published on: January 28th, 2011 Krista Napier

Wind Mobile close to announcing Playbook support

Wind Mobile’s product line may soon be a lot more appealing to businesses and consumers alike. Wind is close to announcing support for Research In Motion’s Playbook tablet and several new Google Android

Published on: January 26th, 2011 Brian Jackson