BlackBerry PlayBook FAQs

Here are top frequently asked questions of BlackBerry PlayBook from Potential PlayBook users.

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Here are some PlayBook users' questions about the BlackBerry PlayBook and answers.

Q: Who is the BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet designed for?

Perfect for either large organizations or an individual, the professional-grade BlackBerry PlayBook is designed to give users what they want, including uncompromised web browsing, true multitasking and high performance multimedia. The BlackBerry PlayBook also provides advanced security features, outof-the-box enterprise support and a breakthrough development platform for IT departments and developers.

Q: Do I have to have a BlackBerry smartphone for the PlayBook to work?

No, the BlackBerry is a value-add to the PlayBook. If you don’t have a BlackBerry smartphone, you still get all the powerful features of the PlayBook Tablet.

Q: What are video formats do the RIM BlackBerry PlayBook support?

H.264, MPEG4, WMV are compatible with PlayBook. You will found detail video playback info of RIM BlackBerry PlayBook at Aneesoft web page: BlackBerry PlayBook supported video formats

Q: Can I watch streaming content from my PlayBook on my HD TV at home?

Sure. The PlayBook comes with an HDMI output, so you can connect it to your HD TV at home for a cinematic viewing experience.

Q: What is QNX?

The BlackBerry Tablet OS is built upon the QNX® Neutrino® Real-Time OS (RTOS), one of the most reliable, secure and robust operating systems in the world. Neutrino has been field hardened for years and is being used to support mission-critical applications in everything from planes, trains and automobiles to medical equipment and the largest core routers that run the Internet. The new BlackBerry Tablet OS leverages and builds upon the many proven strengths of QNX Neutrino to support the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet to provide an unparalleled user experience and to redefine the possibilities for mobile computing. (Additional features and specifications of the BlackBerry PlayBook will be shared on or before the date this product is launched in retail outlets.)

Q: What is BlackBerry Bridge?

BlackBerry Bridge will allow users to wirelessly connect their BlackBerry PlayBook tablet to their BlackBerry® smartphone for a secure, enhanced view of core BlackBerry services on the tablet’s large, high-resolution display. This includes a full email inbox (BIS and BES), PIM and BBM™. Customers can view a video of BlackBerry Bridge in action online at:

Q: How can I charge my PlayBook while I'm traveling?

Use the small, lightweight BlackBerry Folding Blade Charger for safe, reliable charging on the go.

Q: Can I access BlackBerry App World from the PlayBook?

Yes. Customers can access the BlackBerry App World storefront from the PlayBook.

How can I convert HD videos or rip DVD movies for the BlackBerry PlayBook?

If you have got a PlayBook and would like to convert your AVCHD videos to PlayBook supported video, you may try Aneesoft Video Converter Pro.

If you would like to watch your DVD movies on your PlayBook, just get Aneesoft DVD Ripper Pro to rip and convert DVD to PlayBook.