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  • PlayBook tablet OS might move to BlackBerry phones

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion wants to put the new OS found on its upcoming PlayBook tablet on its phones as well, according to an IntoMobile report. The move is not expected to happen any time soon though, more likely a couple of BlackBerry generations down the line, but it's certainly an exciting prospect for the users of the aging OS.

  • MS Security Essentials soon free for small businesses

    Starting early next month, Microsoft Security Essentials, Redmond's anti-malware service for Windows PCs, will be free for small businesses to install on up to 10 PCs.

  • iPad runs Windows 95, universe stays intact

    When it comes to iOS downgrading, most people talk about reverting to an older version of the operating system, like going from iOS 4 back to 3.2. The guy who posted this video to YouTube clearly has an entirely different definition.

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    5 Reasons RIM's PlayBook Isn't Ready for Business

    RIM unveiled its new PlayBook in San Francisco Monday to mixed reviews and several unanswered questions.

  • Will BlackBerry PlayBook bridge the video divide?

    When I'm on the road, there are few tools in my arsenal that I value more than video chat. But as much as I love it for boosting communication with colleagues during the day and saying goodnight to my kids at bedtime, managing the current mess of disparate and disconnected chat services is a massive pain.

  • BlackBerry 'PlayBook' is enterprise-grade mobile tablet

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) just unveiled its enterprise-grade mobile tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook. Though the device is aimed at enterprise smartphone users -- in fact, it's meant specifically for BlackBerry users -- the PlayBook also has a strong multimedia focus.

  • The BlackBerry PlayBook is RIM's tablet

    Research in Motion's tablet is not the BlackPad, but the BlackBerry PlayBook, a 7-inch rival to Apple's iPad and Samsung's Galaxy Tab. The tablet will ship "early 2011" according to RIM and sports some impressive specs including support for dual-processors, Flash support, and video resolutions up to 1080i.

  • Tablet, phone software developers face multicore challenge

    Writing applications for devices like tablets and smartphones could become more challenging as CPUs and hardware accelerators are added to mobile chips, experts agreed at a processor conference on Monday.

  • Sharp Galapagos Android devices to enter tablet fray

    Sharp plans an aggressive foray into the tablet market this December--well, sort of.

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab can control your home

    The future is now with Samsug's Galaxy Tab and the Home Watcher remote, if a Samsung demo that made its way onto YouTube is anything to go by.

  • Lenovo's IdeaPad U1 hybrid tablet laptop delayed to 2011

    Lenovo's IdeaPad U1 -- a hybrid PC that can function as both a laptop and a tablet -- will be launched in China early next year, pushing back its release date from this past June.

  • RIM 'BlackPad' could be the tablet businesses need

    Reports are circulating that RIM will officially unveil its tablet device at the 2010 BlackBerry Developer Conference in San Francisco next week. The RIM tablet would be entering a market currently dominated by the iPad and about to get much more crowded, but RIM has an advantage that neither Apple, nor most other tablet competitors have: business credibility.

  • HP Windows 7 Slate video surfaces

    Ah yes, the on-again, off-again HP Slate running Windows 7. Before CES, it was a buzz-worthy expected product, but its brief appearance in Steve Ballmer's CES keynote left some rather disappointed. But a new video making the rounds on YouTube shows what might be the HP Slate in action, running Windows 7.

  • Dell taking another stab at the tablet

    Dell showed off a prototype of a 7-inch Android tablet this week at the Oracle Open World conference in San Francisco. While being more tablet-sized than Dell's initial anemic attempt at joining the tablet fray, this new venture still faces some challenges in order to compete.

  • Michael Dell shows off tablet with 7-inch screen

    Dell said on Wednesday it is developing a 7-inch tablet as it experiments with handheld devices with different screen sizes.

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