Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Aug 2010 16:15 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Fascinating stuff, but not entirely unexpected. As most of you will know, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion is working on a tablet dubbed the BlackPad, and according to several sources reporting to Bloomberg, the device will ship with software written by QNs Software Systems, which RIM purchased earlier this year.
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I am excited
by wargum on Thu 19th Aug 2010 16:36 UTC
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I think this rumor could very well be true! Let my add that I really hope it turns out to be true!

Those comments you read everywhere like "oh please, not another mobile OS", "they have no chance anyway", etc. I don't buy them. RIM has a name, RIM has a lot of marketshare, RIM has an excellent infrastructure for distributing their products all over the world. I totally think they have and deserve a chance. The BlackPad will most probably have a decent WebKit based Browser and some PIM applications. By using an ARM chip it should by default have good battery life. Even only that should make a decent product, and there will sure be more suprises.

But most importantly: There can never be enough operating systems, wouldn't you agree? ;-)

Edited 2010-08-19 16:37 UTC

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