May 9, 2011 News
If you wanted to buy a BlackBerry playbook and couldn’t do it because of fewer app choices then here’s some good news for you. Research in Motion has announced that Android app player will be soon available which will make it possible for Playbook users to run Android apps on their device. The Android app player will make it possible for you to download Android apps and run it in your Tablet device. And so you now have a bigger app collection to choose from.
RIM’s latest strategy may give Apple’s recently released iPad 2 a run for its money. Apps are increasingly becoming a key factor in purchase decisions and limited app choices for BlackBerry playbook in compared to iPad 2 would have turned away many users. But with the Android app player, playbook can surely give a tough fight to Apple’s iPad 2.
Apr 19, 2011 News
RIM’s PlayBook will hit store shelves in US and Canada on Tuesday. The PlayBook was touted as RIM’s response to Apple’s iPad. According to reports, around 20,000 stores across the US and Canada will sell PlayBook.
Experts say that RIM is banking heavily on the success of PlayBook and is desperately hoping to win customers with its latest Tablet. Pre-order figures from retailers do indicate pent-up demand for the device. However, the latest device has been welcomed with some harsh reviews.
The BlackBerry PlayBook is priced at at $499, $599 and $699 for 16GB, 32GB or 64GB models respectively.