Research In Motion (RIM) announced yesterday that it will be releasing a BlackPad tablet in November to compete with Apple’s iPad. Early reports say that “users will be able to connect their BlackPad to the internet using the wireless connection of their mobile phone, rather than having to pay separately for 3G network access as users of the iPad must.” Continue reading for the news report.

In its recent results, Apple said it has sold 3.27m worldwide. But Steve Jobs’ Californian design empire is unlikely to have the market all to itself for long.

[via Guardian]