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Gadget enthusiasts have produced a detailed guide on how to jailbreak BlackBerry PlayBook tablets. A video showing the rooting of the RIM-manufactured device was published last week by the same group, without an explanation of how they did it. The new guide explains that the technique, which involves using a custom hacking …

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  1. JeffyPooh Silver badge
    Pint

    Lately on sale for Cdn$199

    Just sayin'.

  2. adnim Silver badge

    All in the users best interest...

    "RIM will develop, test, and release a software update that is designed to minimize the potential adverse impact to our customers"

    Corrected for truth:

    RIM will develop, test, and release a software update that is designed to minimize the potential loss of revenue from our customers.

  3. Fuh Quit
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    Still too expensive

    HP Touchpads had to be priced at least 30% cheaper to shift.

    But my goodness, it's a milestone that the Playbook could become useful!!

  4. Craig Vaughton
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    What should they do?

    They should either release an OS upgrade that makes the thing worth buying or let people jailbreak them in the hope of selling a few so people can put a decent OS on it.

    Will they do either? Not a chance

  5. Confuciousmobil
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    Congrats

    Well done @cmwdotme - Cat and mouse begins.

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