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Blackberry PlayBook Tablet Review

Blackberry’s foray into tablets has some bright spots, but a lot of issues as well.

July 24, 2011
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Introduction

The PlayBook is BlackBerry's entry into the tablet field, designed as a competitor to the Apple iPad 2 and the Motorola Xoom with its own proprietary operating system and application store. While it does have a few bright spots (literally and figuratively), it does fall short in some areas that are more annoyances than deal breakers. Still, if you're looking for a tablet with the best selection of apps or the ability to connect to a cell network, you may want to look elsewhere.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Movies & Video
  8. Email & Web Browsing
  9. Internet Apps
  10. Motorola Xoom Comparison
  11. Apple iPad 2 Wi-fi & 3G / AT&T / 16 GB Comparison
  12. Samsung Galaxy Tab (T-Mobile) Comparison
  13. Conclusion
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