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Latest sneak preview of the BlackBerry PlayBook pops up on YouTube

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Latest sneak preview of the BlackBerry PlayBook pops up on YouTube
RIM gets the thumbs up for treating us to another video of the BlackBerry PlayBook in action. The latest addition to the BlackBerry channel on YouTube shows compiled footage from the March 1 BlackBerry event in New York City. Kindly enough, RIM allowed BlackBerry enthusiasts and tech experts to get up-close and personal with its upcoming PlayBook tablet, probably in order to get some real world feedback and spark even more interest in the device.

From what we hear in the promo, people seem to be praising the BlackBerry tablet for its seamless performance and fluid multitasking experience. We even get to see some gaming action going on – car racing games, 3D action shooters, all the good stuff. Looks like we will not be disappointed once we get our hands on a BlackBerry PlayBook, hopefully within the next month. Check out the video below and feel free to let us know what you think in the comments.

source: RIM (YouTube) via BlackBerryOS

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posted on 11 Mar 2011, 08:06

1. Thisizmike (unregistered)

Could be an Epic Fail or a win for RIM finally lol. Who knows?

posted on 12 Mar 2011, 13:07

7. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)

seems like it is heavily webos influenced... or maybe webos is heavily qnx influenced... idk but they look similar

posted on 11 Mar 2011, 08:26 1

2. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

For a win, it will come down to how much software can run fast on the PlayBook. Supposedly, the PlayBook can run the full collection of Android apps. If the Android apps can run at the same speed on the PlayBook as they can on native Android, the PlayBook has an even shot along with the rest of the Android tablets. If not, things start to look grim for RIM. RIM's corporate and government customers are not going to be adding a PlayBook for everyone of the RIM handsets in use.

posted on 11 Mar 2011, 08:31

3. AndroidTroll (Posts: 359; Member since: 05 Mar 2011)

Wow that was one douchey and uninformative commercial! Looks like Blackberry is trying to copy the techniques of the master propaganda machine...Apple.

posted on 11 Mar 2011, 09:57

4. Crucial (unregistered)

The commercial is not even near convincing. The screen seems really petite when compared to the Apples iPad 2. The whole presentation just isn't as good as Apples. I, personally, don't think the PlayBook can fight against Honeycomb 3.0 and iPad 2.

posted on 12 Mar 2011, 08:13

5. AlternateCreativity (Posts: 11; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)

Okay, i used to have an ipad 1 and i used it but i didnt use it as often as i wish i could, im thinking of playbook but with the smaller screen and the whole tablet factor, what would i use it for? i already have my torch and a macbook? so already an apple and blackberry but i dont know maybe i should go xoom for a tablet, ive never used android before?

posted on 12 Mar 2011, 13:06

6. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)

if u already have a macbook and torch, i would save the 800 and wait for tablets to get better

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