Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Jun 2011 15:37 UTC
QNX RIM has pushed the second update of the QNX-based operating system running on the PlayBook. One of the new features listed? "The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet can now be charged even when fully powered down." Oh my.
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RE[3]: Comment by Lazarus
by vivainio on Wed 8th Jun 2011 21:14 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Lazarus"
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So let's waste power and never clean up the device's state instead.

Actually, "turning the device off" often reboots the device, to a state where you got the kernel running in an "acting dead" state, where charging (and detecting when power button is pressed to "turn the device on") can occur.

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