Blackberry being eaten by Apple and Android ? Research in Motion cutting 2000 jobs

Research in Motion has said today that it is planning to cut 2000 jobs. As a part of cost optimization program, the maker of Blackberry mobile phones has been struggling to keep it’s leading position in smartphone category. But, the success of Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android OS smartphones has pushed the Blackberry from the…

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Is RIM BlackBerry PlayBook tablet an iPad 2 killer?

Early reviews of the upcoming tablet is not positive and may have a simple answer to the question – No! Research In Motion has announce the release date (April 19, 2011)and price from $499 to $699. The 7.6 inches wide, 5.1 inches high and 0.4 inches thick tablet weighing 0.94 pounds is an easy gadget…

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RIM’s ‘Blackpad’ might be released next week

In a latest report, BlackPad, Research In Motion’s (RIM) answer to Apple’s iPad might be released as soon as next week. RIM might reveal the rumored tablet in BlackBerry Developer’s Conference that runs from September 27-30 in San Francisco, California. The Wall Street Journal quoted unknown sources telling that the 7-inch tablet will feature BlackBerry…

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Apple’s latest antenna target – Droid X

After the report published by Consumer Reports about the iPhone 4 antenna problem, it seems, Apple has taken the issue a bit more seriously. After the iPhone 4 press conference last week, Apple has posted a few new pages on the issue in its website including, new antenna performance page. The page highlights how several…

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BlackBerry to launch BlackPad ?

Looks like, more ‘Pads’ are coming in the tablet market. It does make sense, with the success of iPad, computer and smartphone manufacturers might be looking to explore the ultra-portable computing market. Canadian corporate handset maker Research In Motion (RIM), better known for their BlackBerry range of handsets is also contemplating bringing out such a…

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