While there isn’t any official chat on such a accessory aloof yet, chat is activity about that RIM is active alive on a book device, codenamed the BlackPad or Cobalt. According to the rumor, the accessory will action an 8.9-inch affectation and could be thinner and abate than Apple’s iPad. If such a accessory were to become a reality, it’s accepted to be apparent ancient in 2011, antic a 3G connection, Wi-Fi, and possibly accompany with a BlackBerry smartphone. Aloof how a BlackBerry book will assignment in bike with a BlackBerry buzz will be an absorbing idea. The catechism is: would you appetite to shop for a BlackBerry book over an iPad?