PlayBook: RIM’s first tablet feels rushed to market.

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The BlackBerry “PlayBook” tablet computer was created by Research In Motion (RIM), a Canadian company that produces consumer electronics, and is best known for the BlackBerry smartphone. RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis and Adobe Systems Chief Technology Officer, Kevin Lynch, made the first public demonstration of the PlayBook on October 25th, 2010. Lazaridis described the tablet’s purpose as followed: “We’re not trying to dumb down the internet for a mobile device. What we’ve done is bring up mobile devices to the level of desktop computers”. Continue reading