Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 30th Sep 2010 12:12 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "I am truly shocked that so many people are being duped by BlackBerry's recent announcement of their tablet, the PlayBook. I have read endless comments from people who are saying they can't wait to get this tablet computer. Well, I think I have some bad news for you folks. There is no evidence that the PlayBook exist as advertised. Why do I say this? I will make it brief..."
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Have to agree
by leos on Thu 30th Sep 2010 14:55 UTC
leos
Member since:
2005-09-21

Not very confidence inspiring to have no device, all fake images, and then specs that seem to defy engineering reality.

With that processor and capability, at 400g device, the battery life must be terrible. The iPad weighs 2/3 more mostly due to battery weight. So unless RIM has come up with a new magical battery type, it is either going to way heavier than advertised, or have terrible battery life. Nothing comes for free.

The device will exist in some form, I can guarantee it won't be as good as it appears though.

Edited 2010-09-30 14:55 UTC

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RE: Have to agree
by dragossh on Thu 30th Sep 2010 15:41 in reply to "Have to agree"
dragossh Member since:
2008-12-16

iOS != QNX. iOS != Symbian, for that matter, as far as battery life is concerned.

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RE[2]: Have to agree
by tony on Thu 30th Sep 2010 16:17 in reply to "RE: Have to agree"
tony Member since:
2005-07-06

iOS != QNX. iOS != Symbian, for that matter, as far as battery life is concerned.


No, but a screen is a screen. A power-hungry processor is a power-hungry processor. QNX doesn't magically reduce the power requirements for either.

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