Monday, December 5, 2011

PlayBook sell-off expenditures RIM half a billion dollars

When a company features people an motivation, they give up a little bit of revenue in the wants of raising sales. That is what RIM did to the BlackBerry PlayBook lately — and man, did they ever give up. According to RIM’s Q3 financial announcement, they are composing off $485 thousand in PlayBook-related failures.

The announcement sent RIM stocks eroding to $17, the same price they fetched at the beginning gong on Friday day. The distinct fall damaged week-long results, and toss an even longer darkness on the Canada technology poster young children.

It was not all gloom and problems, luckily. RIM delivered around 14.1 thousand BlackBerry mobile phone devices in the third fraction, which is certainly outstanding. Based on what we generally go through about RIM currently, you will think they were having problems all the way around. In fact, they are still promoting mobile phone devices, still offering high-margin business services to organizations around the planet, and still dancing.

And PlayBook lovers, take heed: RIM promises that it’s not going to back down the way HP did with the TouchPad. RIM’s cherubic frontman Robert Laziridis says the PlayBook is still a gripping pill, and he’s assured that the March up-date to OS 2.0 will make it even more eye-catching to people.

That up-date is offering several important parts of features to the PlayBook. Moreover to including long-absent mail, work schedule, and acquaintances applications, Android mobile phone app service is originating. In fact, when designer Bob Go lately based his PlayBook, he acquired that the PlayBook can run the Android mobile phone Market app and even obtain and set up applications — without any need to use RIM’s repackaging techniques.