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Early reviews of Research in Motion's 7-inch PlayBook tablet are in, and while both publications found features to like -- a fast, intuitive operating system and user interface courtesy of QNX, understated and solid hardware -- Engadget found the PlayBook's inability to run basic email, contacts and calendar-related MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Apr 14, 2011 5:05 AM ET
Despite losing ground to Apple and Android devices, calls for RIM's demise are premature. But the company has to make some changes to move ahead.
FORTUNE -- It's become pretty easy to take pot shots at RIM, the makers of the once iconic and still formidable BlackBerry. While consumer-oriented companies like Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG) experience high double-digit growth with smart phone adoption, RIM's (RIMM) market share, at least domestically, MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Mar 29, 2011 1:04 PM ET
Hoping to cash in on Apple's shortage by hawking Xooms, PlayBooks and Streaks
"Your tablet is waiting."
That was the subject line of the e-mail that landed in my inbox at 4:36 a.m. Monday.
It came as a surprise to me, because the last time I checked, the iPad 2 that I finally broke down and ordered on March 23 wasn't scheduled to ship until April 21.
So I took the bait, opened the MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 28, 2011 6:39 AM ET
A curated selection of the day's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.
HP took the lid off its next-gen mobile strategy yesterday and unveiled the 9.7-inch Touchpad, a 1.6-pound tablet with a 1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor running off webOS -- the same operating system Palm's most recent products used -- 1,024 x 768 resolution display like the iPad, Beats audio along with Adobe Flash 10.1 and HTML5 MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 10, 2011 6:00 AM ET
Fortune senior writer Michael Copeland got a first-hand look at the new BlackBerry PlayBook and gives his take on whether it's got the goods to compete with Apple's iPad.Ben Baer, Senior Producer - Sep 27, 2010 10:31 PM ET
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