∞ PlayBook OS 2.0 delayed until 2012

In an apparent effort to make sure I had something to write about today, RIM announced that it has delayed the release of its PlayBook OS 2.0 software until February 2012. reported the news last night. The full text … Continued

∞ RIM 'absolutely confident' in the PlayBook

Adam Schreck for the Associated Press: Patrick Spence, RIM’s managing director for global sales and regional marketing, told The Associated Press in Dubai that the Waterloo, Ontario-based company was not as clear as it could have been in defining the … Continued

∞ RIM reportedly shutdown production of PlayBook Research In Motion has reportedly stopped production of its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and is considering exiting the space altogether. Collins Stewart analyst John Vinh made the claims in a note to investors Thursday morning, citing anonymous sources at RIM’s … Continued

∞ RIM cuts PlayBook production

AppleInsider: Industry sources told DigiTimes that the manufacturer is cutting back production lines for the PlayBook at a factory in Taiwan, offering preferential compensation to the roughly 1,000 workers who have been let go. Quanta confirmed the layoffs, but declined … Continued

∞ PlayBook price cuts coming

BGR: During RIM’s second-quarter earnings call, Co-CEO Jim Balsillie noted that the company plans to offer price cuts on the not-so-popular BlackBerry PlayBook in the form of rebates, and an incentive program for enterprise sales. He also said there’s a … Continued

∞ RIM only ships 200,000 PlayBooks in Q2

The numbers are in and they don’t look good for RIM. The company reported shipping approximately 10.6 million BlackBerry smartphones and approximately 200,000 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets. Keep in mind, those numbers are shipped, not sold. By using the shipped number, … Continued

∞ Sprint says no to the PlayBook

Greg Bensinger at The decision means the device hasn’t yet found any support from the three largest U.S. wireless carriers, which includes AT&T and Verizon Wireless. Without their backing, RIM will have to bear the burden of sales and … Continued

∞ PlayBook approved for U.S. Government use

Reuters: This certification … enables the U.S. federal government to buy with confidence knowing that the PlayBook meets their computing policy requirements for protecting sensitive information,” said Scott Totzke, a senior vice-president for BlackBerry security at RIM. Apparently nobody in … Continued

∞ Dear RIM: it's you, not us

RIM investors must be holding their face in their hands this morning after reading how well Apple did in its latest fiscal quarter. While RIM bombed its most recent quarter, Apple blew away all expectations.