Tag: tablet

RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook – First Impressions

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

We’ve only had RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook for less than 24 hours, we cover some of the features and capabilities of this impressive and powerful niche tablet.

Netflix adds hundreds of new movies and slashes bandwidth usage by up to two-thirds

By Ted Kritsonis

A new multi-year deal between Netflix and Paramount Pictures has been adding over 350 movies and shows to the streaming service’s Canadian offering. But perhaps more impactful is that streaming video will now take up, on average, one-third the data it used to, as Netflix responds to data cap concerns for consumers here.

BlackBerry PlayBook tablet to also support Android apps

By Ted Kritsonis

Though rumoured for months, RIM has officially announced that its upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, launching on April 19, will also include support for applications designed for the Android mobile operating system.

Apple launches iPad 2, starts tablet price war

Oh, it’s on. HP, RIM, Samsung, LG, Toshiba and Motorola have all placed their tablet cards on the table these past weeks by revealing their iPad killers and Apple has countered, with the iPad 2.

Is this RIM’s answer to the iPad?

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

RIM’s own failed attempts to compete with the iPhone, the now discontinued BlackBerry Storm and BlackBerry Storm II reflect products that looked good on paper, managed to generate a lot of interest and hype but which were hindered by poor multi-touch implementation and kludgy hardware.

Spending time with Apple’s iPad is only way to understand if it’s for you

Featuring Ted Kritsonis

Apple’s much-hyped iPad is a slick and stylish device that will serve multiple purposes. Initially, you’ll ask yourself if you actually need it, and make no mistake, the iPad is a “want” and not a “need”. But it does many things well — you just need some time with it to find out for yourself.