Research in Motion (RIMM +1.2%) hopes its acquisition of uber-development team The Astonishing...

|By:, SA News Editor

Research in Motion (RIMM +1.2%) hopes its acquisition of uber-development team The Astonishing Tribe will spruce up its BlackBerry PlayBook and smartphone interfaces. The Sweden-based Tribe created the original Android (GOOG +1.1%) screen, and could shake RIM's reputation for 'aging or otherwise unappealing' interfaces.