Modern Tablet Features (BlackBerry PlayBook)

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Got a BlackBerry PlayBook (Tablet computer) from a generous friend.

Things to do:

Findout the hardware spec, processor, memory, storage capacity, screen dimension.

CPU: 1 GHz Texas Instruments OMAP 4430 (Cortex-A9 dual-core)
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Storage: 16 GB Flash
Display: 7″ LCD display. 1024×600 (WSVGA), 16:9 aspect ratio
1080p HDMI output

General info: BlackBerry PlayBook

Other questions.

  • Checkout playing a game that touch-screen has significant advantage. e.g. bejeweled blitz on g+.
  • How to get keyboard to Dvorak Keyboard Layout.
  • Checkout how to write apps on it. The nature of app on such device. What lang are they written in, what tools are required for dev. Is it compatible for Android or other such tablets. How to sell apps on it.

Checkout what degree of features it supports for html5 tech, and whether it is browser dependent, whether it has different browsers as in desktop, the nature of browsers on such device.

Basic HTML5 stuff to checkout:

Wait for my report on these, next episode!

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