RIM in Crisis as a Billion Dollars of BlackBerries and PlayBooks Sit…

Things are getting dire for RIM, which diffidently announced its new BlackBerry 10 platform earlier this month to an internet full of aggressive disinterest. The latest grim tiding? Trading has been halted on RIM's stock—which is a very bad sign—on the heels of news that its stash of unsold BlackBerry phones and… » 5/29/12 4:30pm 5/29/12 4:30pm

BlackBerry PlayBook OS2 Is Available to Download

As predicted, RIM's attempt to salvage the PlayBook—an updated operating system—is available today. Now, basic tablet functionality can be had by PlayBook users: e-mail, calendar and contacts programs, as well as a scattering of ported Android apps. The update is available now, via the PlayBook's Software Updates… » 2/21/12 5:40am 2/21/12 5:40am

If Blackberry Playbook OS2 Drops Next Week and No One's Around to…

RIM's Playbook tablet hasn't exactly been a blockbuster success (or even much of a "success") since its initial launch last year—due in part to a clunky UI and lack of basic features. However, according to a report by N4BB, the vastly improved Playbook OS 2 could start rolling out next week. » 2/14/12 8:15pm 2/14/12 8:15pm

BlackBerry Playbook OS 2 Finally Turns the Playbook Into a Real Tablet

BlackBerry just announced Playbook OS 2 which finally makes the Playbook useful. As opposed to the silly joke it was! The new OS, which really should have launched with the Playbook, adds e-mail, calendar and contacts. Finally! From the company that brought e-mail to your pocket, there's e-mail on their tablet. » 1/10/12 10:56pm 1/10/12 10:56pm