RIM Buys BlackPad.com, A Home For Its Tablet?

MobileCrunch reports that RIM recently snatched up BlackPad.com, a likely name for their forthcoming BlackBerry tablet. The device is anticipated to land in pant-suited laps by the end of the year.

In May, BGR heard that RIM's tablet would sport an 8.9-inch screen and would be marketed strictly as a "companion" device, though little has been confirmed as of yet. Except for the fact that the industry has apparently decided that tablets will henceforth be known only as "pads". [MobileCrunch via SlashGear]

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