Tag Archives: PlayBook

The Week in Mobile: Ep. 10 – The $41 Million Bet


Why is Google delaying the availability of the Honeycomb source code? How will in-app billing on Android impact the market? We have a heated discussion on the PlayBook, its competitiveness, its support for Android, and more — one of our … Continue reading

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The Week in Mobile: Ep. 8 – Is that a bubble busting?


This week on TWiM we discuss how mobile and social are influencing the way we communicate, generate and consume news and information in the wake of the Japan earthquake. Is $42 million a good investment in Rovio? Why would someone … Continue reading

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Android on BlackBerry? So Crazy it Just Might Work!


The rumour, reported first by BGR and also covered by BlackBerry Cool, that the Playbook (and presumably future QNX-based devices) could use the Dalvik Java VM to support Java applications and games, is very intriguing. Ultimately, this could mean that … Continue reading

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How will RIM define ‘success’ for the PlayBook?


How many PlayBooks does RIM need to sell to be considered a success? The mass media will point to iPad sales numbers and note that the PlayBook sold less (which it will) than the iPad. I expect many in the … Continue reading

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