Some BlackBerry News You May Have Missed Last Week

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Were you away last week on vacation? Were you busy at work and didn’t have time to check the latest BlackBerry news? Well you’ve probably missed out on something cool. We have a ton of news surrounding the PlayBook, new apps and rumors about what to expect in the coming months/year from RIM. Hit the jump and catch up!

PlayBook

Reminder: 2nd Developer Webcast for PlayBook Tablet OS SDK for Adobe AIR
Balsillie Confirms BlackBerry PlayBook to be Priced Under $500
What Businesses Can Benefit from the BlackBerry PlayBook?
BlackBerry PlayBook vs Apple iPad Internet Speed Tests and Comparisons

Apps

Texas Hold’em King Live is Now Out of Beta and Free to Download
Xobni Updated with BlackBerry 6 Support and More Touchscreen Features
Facebook for BlackBerry Version 1.9 Available Today with Facebook Places
Keep Your Personal Life Secret With BlackBook 3
Rdio Subscription Web and Mobile Music Service Adds More Device Support
BlockBerry Tetris Clone Game Updated with Storm and Torch Support
FileScout Updated with ScreenCapture App and Playlist Enhancements
Azlan Launches Free App for Resellers of Cisco Products
Galaxy Ring Theme with Carousel Style Navigation and Today Preview
Freemium Labyrinth 2 Game Released by BerryBlow Apps

News

AT&T Begins BlackBerry Torch 9800 Holiday Promotion: $99 on 2 Year
AT&T AppCenter Now Features GetJar App Store App
Thinner Entry Level BlackBerry Torch Slider on the Way?
Bank of America and Citigroup Testing Other Smartphones
Watch RIM Co-CEO Jim Balsillie Speak Live at 2:40PM EST at Web 2.0 Summit
Jim Balsillie Hints at NFC Chips and More Cool Things Coming

Other

Predicting BlackBerry 6 Adoption Rates with OS 5.0 Data
Mobile Providers Are Increasingly Selling Devices in Strange Places
Open Mobile Summit San Francisco 2010: More on RIM’s Valley Presence
Why Did RIM Pull Viral Messenger App Kik from App World?
Riz’s iPhone vs BlackBerry App Mock Ad and Real Ad All in One