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The Playbook's Getting a BB10 Update

According to RIM, proud Playbook owners (the ones who haven't flogged their devices on eBay, that is) will be getting a BB10 update at some point in the future. Who knows, this might actually make it a viable tablet. Read More >>

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Star Wars Scalextrics Is Your Inner-Child-Satisfaction Deal of the Day

If you've got the mind of a child rattling around inside your head, you're probably a huge fan of the Scalextric. Yes, EVEN with the advent of modern computer games and that. Read More >>

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You Can Finally Buy a 3G BlackBerry Playbook in the UK

Wait a minute, RIM's still making these things? And it's just released a new, 3G-packing version? Yep, and it only comes as a 32GB variant costing £346 plus VAT. Ouch. Who in their right mind would buy one? [RIM via Crackberry] Read More >>

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A 3D TV With Four 3D Glasses For Just £200 is Your Avatar-Screening-Party-in-a-Box Deal of the Day

Remember when 3D television sets first hit the shops? They all cost about ten gasquilion quids and the glasses cost as much again and you had to get a permit from the council because of the carbon monoxide that they gave off and you could only switch them on for three hours a day? About two years ago wasn't it? Read More >>

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This Is Probably the 10-Inch PlayBook (That Won't Be Out Until 2013

Vietnamese tech forum Tinhte is showing off what looks like RIM's new 10-inch PlayBook. But while the hardware looks like it might almost be ready for launch—if it's real—don't expect to get your hands on one any time soon. Read More >>

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iOS Apps Can Run on a PlayBook, Kinda

If you somehow happen to own a BlackBerry PlayBook: we're very sorry for you. But still, don't be too sad, because apparently it's possible to port iOS apps so that they run on your awful piece of hardware! Read More >>

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

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 PlayBook tablets has ballooned to a value of just over $1 billion. Read More >>

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Your Old BlackBerry Isn't Getting BlackBerry 10, But Your PlayBook Is

You can see who RIM's favourite child is can't you? The PlayBook simply gets all RIM's new toys. First it was PlayBook OS 2.0 complete with an email client, and now BB10. It's just a shame the rest of RIM's kids are just plain unloved and won't be getting the new hotness -- you'll have to buy a new phone to get a taste of BlackBerry 10. Read More >>

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BlackBerry 10 Will Reportedly Include Screen Sharing

Now that RIM has shown a preview of BlackBerry 10, more rumours are surfacing about the updated OS. Read More >>

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An EasyJet Holiday For Just £100 Is Your "Let's Get the Heck Out of Here" Deal of the Day

There’s loads of reasons to want to get out of the UK at the moment. There’s the impending horror of the Olympics; the suffocating nightmare that is the Queen’s Jubilee, and the fact that the government hate us all. Read More >>

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RIM Apes the Asus Transformer With Its PlayBook Mini Keyboard

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but RIM’s new BlackBerry Mini Keyboard looks more like a crappy Chinese iPad-keyboard case than Asus Transformer-eque; copied in idea-only then. Still, it does turn the PlayBook into a mini-laptop of sorts, especially when coupled with Citrix receiver, which will shove a window to Windows onto your RIM tablet. Read More >>

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Review: A Beautiful Desert

You might not recall, but when the BlackBerry PlayBook came out last year it was close—oh, so close—to being a respectable iPad competitor. But the omission of native email, calendars and contacts was a fatal flaw, both for reviewers and the buying public. Read More >>

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BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 Test Notes: Worth the Wait?

This isn't the review of the BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 software. That comes tomorrow. Rather, these are just some early impressions and comparisons to the 1.0 software running through my head as I get acclimated with the thing. These opinions that may or may not change with time and familiarity. Read More >>

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Your Old Blackberry Now Functions as a PS3 Remote

To go along with the release of the PlayBook 2.0 update, RIM also included new remote functionality in the BlackBerry Bridge app, so that BB phones can control the PlayBook But as people are finding out, it can control much, much more than just a single tablet. Read More >>

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BlackBerry Playbook Finally Becomes a Proper Tablet With PlayBook OS 2.0 Release (Updated)

RIM’s finally let loose its second attempt at a PlayBook OS that’ll finally add things like a native email client, calendar and contacts apps, as well as support for BlackBerry App World and Android apps. Maybe now RIM’s tablet might be worth buying. Read More >>

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If Blackberry Playbook OS2 Drops Next Week and No One's Around to Update, Will It Make a Sound?

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 4NBB, the vastly improved Playbook OS 2 could start rolling out next week. Read More >>

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