America’s Radio News Network: Jan 31, 2012

Every arnnThursday, I join Chris Salcedo and Rachel Sutherland on the mid-day edition of America’s Radio News Network to discuss trends and news in the technology and video game space. This week’s topics were Blackberry’s last-ditch effort to remain relevant in the mobile space, the unexpectedly long delay of Grand Theft Auto V and why this is the best time of the year to buy an HD TV.

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Blackberry gets into the tablet computer race

Research in Motion, the company behind the Blackberry, is still fighting Apple tooth and nail in the smartphone market – and it’s not planning to cede the tablet space to the company, either. 

The company today unveiled its Playbook tablet, a 7-inch 9.7mm-thick device that’s due early next year in the U.S., with plans for an international roll-out in the second quarter of 2011.

Read more at Variety’s Technotainment blog