Review: 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook

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After more than a year, and amid the drama, speculation and buzz surrounding BlackBerry 10, Research in Motion has rather silently delivered on their promise of a 4G BlackBerry PlayBook.  Putting aside the improved processor, 4G radio, and NFC,  you’d be hard-pressed to find any difference between it and the original PlayBook.  Yet, this could be considered a…

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4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook Doesn’t Support NFC, Yet – Does it Matter?

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Research In Motion finally released the 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook throughout Canada, yesterday. One of the features we saw rumored to be available on the 4G PlayBook was NFC. However, it does not currently seem to be available. While we’ve confirmed the NFC hardware is there, we probably won’t see the feature be made available…

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Unboxing: 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook (Video)

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The 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook launched throughout Canada today, and mine thankfully came through the post. Not much has changed in the overall design from the original WiFi-only PlayBook box-art, except for the obvious ’4G’ branding. Nevertheless, check out this unboxing porn and let your pallet salivate. While you wait for our official review of the 4G…

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4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook Product Manager Demos Unit (Video)

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Research In Motion has finally released the 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook throughout carriers in Canada. RIM’s own BlackBerry Blog took some time to get the 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook Product Manager, Shaun, to give a quick look at the new tablet. You can additionally see our own hands-on videos here. On a BlackBerry? Click here for…

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Speed Test: 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook (Video)

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Just how fast is the new 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook? Check out the video below to see how well it performs on AT&T’s 4G and LTE network. We used the SpeedTest.net app from App World to conduct the speed test. You’ll likely see varying results based on a whole slew of metrics (Carrier type, cell…

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