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Hackers to release "DingleBerry" tool to jailbreak BlackBerry Playbook

By Matthew · 5 replies
Dec 1, 2011
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  1. Three developers have reportedly bypassed Research In Motion's security, gaining root access to the BlackBerry Playbook. The trio -- currently known as xpvqs, neuralic and cmw (Chris Wade) -- demonstrated…

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  2. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,706   +172

    Great, now the 10 people who actually bought one of these can enjoy their jailbroken Playbook
     
  3. DokkRokken

    DokkRokken TS Rookie Posts: 267

    Maybe if I lived in the US, I'd be excited. But as it stands, the PB goes above and beyond what I need it to do. People who got it on sale recently appear to be pleasantly surprised with just how good the tablet is. Shame RIM didn't make such a good impression when they debuted it nearly a year ago.
     
  4. Umm... these are selling out all over the U.S due to the new lowered price of 179-199. So there will be tens of thousands of people looking at this as an option.
     
  5. veLa

    veLa TS Evangelist Posts: 733   +196

    Yes. I don't plan on getting a tablet though.
     
  6. I bought one. I love it! Too bad they did not follow through with this because it is an awesome computer. They could make a lot of money with it if they use better business sense.
     

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