RIM's PlayBook in epic battery fail

Somewhere, Steve Jobs is surrounded by hundreds of iPads and laughing at RIM's epic PlayBook battery fail.

Blackberry developers get free Playbooks

In a move to get more people interested in developing for its upcoming tablet device, Research in Motion is offering a free Playbook to anyone who submits an app for the gadget and gets it accepted.

RIM Playbook in Apple iPad smackdown

RIM has released a video which shows its Playbook tablet outperforming Apple's iPad in loading standard web pages.

Blackberry Playbook will be less than $500

While not much has been said of Research in Motion's Blackberry OS-based iPad killer since it was first announced a few months ago, recent speculation does show it has one thing going for it: an affordable price.

Droid Pro will focus on enterprise users

Right on schedule, Verizon and Motorola have announced details of the Droid Pro, the first Droid device to have connectivity availability in areas outside of North America. Verizon hopes to entice business customers with the new global handset.

Android captures 44% of US smartphone sales

Android continued its triumphant march forward during the third quarter of 2010 by capturing an impressive 44 percent of US consumer smartphone sales.

Apple now ranks #4 in global phone sales

Go out to the stores and tell me how many Apple phones you find compared to Samsung, Nokia, or LG. That's right - 1. Despite having the leanest mobile phone repertoire in the business, Apple now ranks fourth in global sales.

Apple beats RIM to number two smartphone spot

Apple's finally overtaken RIM in terms of worldwide smartphone sales and is creeping up behind market-dominating Nokia.

Apple vs. Google vs. RIM vs. TweetDeck: Why losers and winners shouldn't trash talk

Don’t get me wrong - the kind of drama going on in the tech world right now is like candy to a baby for me and I certainly don’t want it to stop.  

RIM: Steve Jobs lives in a reality "distortion field"

RIM is hella angry at Apple CEO Steve Jobs for claiming that 7-inch touchscreen devices - such as the PlayBook - are woefully undersized for the tablet market.

Tablets, some good, some, so so

We recently saw no less than a half dozen tablet announcements, and it seems as if everyone is going have one. 



Research in Motion sets up dedicated Mideast service

After facing a huge threat that the United Arab Emirates would completely suspend service to some Blackberry services, the manufacturer of Blackberry handsets has set up a special service agreement with the area.

Motorola unveils Droid Pro, a Blackberry killer

In what can only be seen as a very real and direct threat to dethroning Blackberry as the top dog in providing enterprise mobile services, Motorola has introduced a new phone targeted specifically at business customers.

Blackberry Playbook OS will go to Blackberry phones

The software that will power Blackberry's upcoming tablet device is also soon going to power future Blackberry phones, manufacturer Research in Motion has reportedly said.

Apple and RIM: no more fart apps. Everyone else: Yay

In the world of smartphone apps, there's one universal problem that everyone can agree is really stupid: fart apps. So Apple and RIM have both decided to eliminate them altogether.

RIM brings out Playbook, misses holidays and point

Ah we had such great hopes for Research in Motion. They - like Apple - were the only company that could have a complete product in market for the holidays and unlike Apple theirs could appeal to both businesses and consumers potentially going where the iPad could not.  

Mobile Wars: Can RIM's BlackPad take on Apple's iPad?

Can RIM's enterprise-oriented "BlackPad" challenge the iPad's dominance in Corporate America?

Android enterprise adoption accelerates

Corporate America is enthusiastically embracing Google's popular mobile OS, with ChangeWave tracking an impressive five-fold increase in Android's (corporate) market share over the past nine months.

RIM 'BlackPad' may launch next week

RIM's long-awaited tablet could be launched as early as next week, at the company's developer conference in San Francisco.

Android snipes at RIM and iOS in enterprise market battle

Verizon has launched a potentially lucrative initiative to equip all of its Android devices with improved enterprise-grade security and management tools.