RIM charging off $485 million in unsold PlayBook inventory

By Shawn Knight · 5 replies
Dec 2, 2011
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  1. Research in Motion has announced that they will take a $485 million charge in the fiscal third quarter thanks to their BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. The company is taking the hit…

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  2. The word is stagnant.
  3. Emexrulsier

    Emexrulsier TS Evangelist Posts: 574   +72

    No the world is full of retarded sheep who drool at Apple having no technical knowledge at all.
  4. That's about right, in a way.

    BB makes far more secure phones than Apple does.

    However, Apple makes phones that:
    1) Don't crash constantly like BB phones
    2) Regular people can figure out how to use
    3) People actually want to buy

    I worked sales / customer service for a phone company for a few years. Now I work IT security.
  5. Too bad I said "word," not "world."
  6. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,477   +126

    Apple devices have issues too with data corruption and also good share of factory serviced devices too across the board. RIM should have stayed in the SmartPhone or PDA which they're famous for. Playbook okay but not Android Emulator won't get out of beta until next year with the OS 2.0 I am told by RIM. Still Android is growing it's share of customers this is where I am today!

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