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    Is RIM Cooking up some Computer Goodies???

    So what do you all think, is this something you're interested in seeing RIM develop?




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    It does sound very interesting. I was surprised to see that it would have an optical disc drive. That is not something that is normal for a machine this size. It seems like it might be a pretty decent gadget and I would definitely give it a test drive around the block!

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    What a load of crap.

    This crap popped up on crackberry yesterday. It is a load. Why would they do this? Further, what you describe is a run of the mill netbook. There is no chance they would actually develop and manufacture one themselves, so it would be some other rebranded device. Many devices have broadband and sim cards.

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    If RIM is building a netbook, it's highly unfortunate that they are using the intel platform just like all other run-of-the-mill netbooks.

    If they REALLY want to offer something different, they should build something on the Nvidia ION platform.

    bbprintz215, I believe the optical drive they are referring to would be a bundled USB external. A 10" netbook chassis simply wouldn't have the room for an internal drive.

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    color me lost...i see no link,no pics,no description.....
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    lighten up....life's too short!

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    Just because you slap a BB logo on something doesn't make it a seller. Rim should stick to what it does best and leave this to other manufacturers.

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    Where does this info come from?

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    Quote Originally Posted by catstide View Post
    color me lost...i see no link,no pics,no description.....
    Cat this is a discussion thread for a post off the front page

    http://www.blackberryos.com/forums/b...r-goodies.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bryan View Post
    Cat this is a discussion thread for a post off the front page

    http://www.blackberryos.com/forums/b...r-goodies.html
    :no: i figured it was something stupid on my part....maybe we should put links to the orginal article on the home page for peeps like me that might skip the front page and dive straight into the forums...:baby:
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    The way I see this weather people like the idea or not, RIM has to expand sooner or later. They can't just be focusing on smartphones. Soon that market will be heavily penetrated and by then it's too late as they run out of finance and resource to develop a new products.

    Companies that brings innovation to the table at shareholders meeting tends to do well in the long term, whereas company that are too comfortable will just fall hard.

    Back in the 80s Apple were a huge thing but they died out for two decades until Steve Job came to the rescue with new products like the iPod, iTunes Store, iPhone, iMacs and etc. which revived back the Apple brand. Today Apple continues to be successful by adopting new products and adapting to new changes.

    There is also news that Google and Nokia is expanding to the net book market as well, I can't see why RIM can't compete in this market as they are at an advantage right now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thymaster View Post
    The way I see this weather people like the idea or not, RIM has to expand sooner or later. They can't just be focusing on smartphones. Soon that market will be heavily penetrated and by then it's too late as they run out of finance and resource to develop a new products.

    Companies that brings innovation to the table at shareholders meeting tends to do well in the long term, whereas company that are too comfortable will just fall hard.

    Back in the 80s Apple were a huge thing but they died out for two decades until Steve Job came to the rescue with new products like the iPod, iTunes Store, iPhone, iMacs and etc. which revived back the Apple brand. Today Apple continues to be successful by adopting new products and adapting to new changes.

    There is also news that Google and Nokia is expanding to the net book market as well, I can't see why RIM can't compete in this market as they are at an advantage right now.
    You said it right there.. no one minds them getting there hands in but to create a windows based netbook isnt going to help them at all, unless they integrate the bbworld into it, i.e- bbm on the netbook, push. I think everyones gripe here is the fact that rim is not being innovative and just taking the passive bs route out.

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    I think this COULD be good. RIM needs to take there own approach on this...not just put there logo on a device. I guess only time will tell.
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