Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Sep 2010 22:17 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Is Research In Motion still, well, in motion? Heck yeah they are. They just unveiled their long-awaited tablet, christened the BlackBerry PlayBook. It's got a dual-core 1Ghz ARM processor, and it runs... QNX! This alone already makes it the most awesome tablet ever.
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People are buying ipads as web browsers, not for the app store.

It would be nice if they got it to around 4-5 hundred but I could still see people paying a premium for it over the ipad.

Better size, higher DPI, dual core, Flash, ARM battery life, Blackberry functionality and "playbook" is a great name on top it all.

QNX is just icing on the cake. This is a very strong entry, I'm impressed.

Better size and higher DPI ?
The current iPad still has a higher resolution screen and it's an enjoyable 10" screen which is awesome for browsing, games or whatever and this is the current iPad; don't forget that by the time the Playbook is out the new iPad will have been announced.
ARM battery life ? Why wtf is the iPad running ?
Besides the larger size of the iPad allows it to have a larger battery which is a big advantage compared to the rest of these tablets and there's no mention of battery life on the Playbook, just wait and see.

As for the iPad just being used as a browser, you must be living in a cave because numerous reports all over the net would disagree with you.

Edited 2010-09-28 19:33 UTC

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