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Top 10 Mobile Stories Of 2010

As the workforce became increasingly mobile, developers hustled to ensure their phones, tablets, and notebooks were the products of choice for these increasingly dispersed employees. The smartphone wars heated up, as Apple, Google, Research In Motion, Nokia, and Microsoft battled for dominance. In addition to facing-off over hardware features and capabilities, many phone operating system developers competed over retail outlets and handset manufacturers. They also lured developers to build applic
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RIM targeted individuals and corporate users with its September unveiling of the PlayBook, a tablet PC and corresponding Tablet OS. With a 7-inch display and 1 GHz dual-core processor, the PlayBook is slated to ship in the United States in early 2011. The device will include dual HD cameras, an HDMI-out port, stereo sound, a media player, and integration with BlackBerry devices, according to the company. In December, RIM opened BlackBerry App World and updated the BlackBerry Tablet OS SDK for Adobe AIR.

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RIM CEO: PlayBook 'Is The Perfect Size'

RIM Now Accepting PlayBook Tablet Apps

Four Steps To BlackBerry Success in 2011

RIM CEO: PlayBook 'Way Ahead' Of iPad

RIM Pits PlayBook's Browser Against Apple iPad's Safari

RIM's PlayBook Tablet To Cost Under $500

RIM Demos PlayBook Tablet

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