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    BlackBerry PlayBooks will definitely be upgraded to BB10

    30th Jan 2013 | 20:15
    BlackBerry PlayBooks will definitely be upgraded to BB10


    Just not sure when

    BlackBerry 10 will arrive eventually on all PlayBook tablets, BlackBerry announced at the BB10 launch event on Wedneday.

    And yes, they're just BlackBerry now - don't forget that Research in Motion is no more.

    Wednesday's BlackBerry 10 event served to officially introduce the new OS and BB's new devices to the world, with simultaneous events going down in New York, Toronto, London, Johannesburg, New Delhi and Jakarta.

    The BlackBerry PlayBook news was only one small part of a much bigger show, but no doubt there are some PlayBook users out there who are grateful they haven't been forgotten.
    BlackBerry 10 on PlayBook

    BB10's eventual arrival on PlayBooks is nothing new; Research in Motion (when it was still Research in Motion) confirmed as much last March, almost a year ago.

    But it was great to hear on Wednesday that that plan had not changed.

    PCMag's Sascha Segan helped break the news on Twitter, and responses from other Twitter users ranged from the predictable "people still have/use those?" to outright begging ("Please PLEASE! Make the BB Browser Fast!").

    BlackBerry provided no time frame for the PlayBook's BB10 upgrade, and so far has not responded to TechRadar's request for more information.

    They're having a busy day, after all.
    BlackBerry 10 launch event

    Wednesday was a day of revelations for BlackBerry fans, and the PlayBook BB10 reminder was probably least among them.

    The newly-renamed company also launched BlackBerry 10 officially worldwide, finally unveiled the first BB10 handset, the BlackBerry Z10 (even confirming its UK release date as Jan. 31), and discussed the QWERTY-equipped BlackBerry Q10.

    No doubt 2013 will prove an exciting year for BlackBerry and BlackBerry fans alike.
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    01-30-13 05:52 PM
  2. Cracklen's Avatar
    Nah not sure but sometime

    "....Possible PlayBook update?
    Holleran also hinted plans may be in the works to possibly update the PlayBook tablet retroactively to make it compatible with BlackBerry's new functions.
    "We intend to bring BlackBerry 10 functionality to the Playbook," Holleran told CBC News. "I can’t reveal details about exactly when, but I can tell you that the Playbook picking up the BB10 code line is definitely on the roadmap for the future." ...."

    extracted from; RIM changes name to BlackBerry as BB10 launches - Business - CBC News

    buenos nuchos ! (?)
    01-30-13 11:24 PM

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