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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nt_jerkface
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2009-08-26

Declaring a product before it is finalized is an old tactic used to scare off competitors who might be thinking about entering the market.

The playbook likely exists in a complete form but only a prototype was sent to the marketing department. They were probably still working on the software and didn't want a beta to get into the wild.

One of the RIM executives recently said that it will be sold at a "very competitive" price. That means $500 or less. This tablet has win written all over it.

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