RIM slowing BlackBerry PlayBook production following poor sales of iPad rival

Gerald Lynch BlackBerry, Tablet, Tech Digest news 5 Comments

BlackBerry PlayBook manufacturers RIM are reportedly slowing production of their iPad-rivalling tablet device, following a poor second-qaurter earnings report. Component and OEM trackers DigiTimes are reporting that RIM's production partners Quanta are laying off as many as 1,000 workers,…

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RIM profits fall: Where are the BlackBerry team going wrong?

Gerald Lynch Mobile phones, Round ups, Tablet, Tech Digest news 12 Comments

It's been a tough couple of weeks for RIM, the company behind the BlackBerry brand. After their fledgling BlackBerry PlayBook tablet was met with a lukewarm reception in the States, and an even cooler response in stores (only 500,000…

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BlackBerry PlayBook vs. Apple iPad 2

Gerald Lynch Features, iPad, Round ups, Tablet, Tech Digest news 60 Comments

RIM have been billing their BlackBerry PlayBook tablet as an iPad killer ever since they first revealed it way back in September 2010. With a greater focus on enterprise usage than the iPad 2, its smaller 7 inch form…

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