BlackBerry PlayBook officially can connect to Sprint 3G


Back when I reviewed the original BlackBerry PlayBook, one complaint I had was voluntarily left out due to the device being WiFi-only. But I have to admit, not being able to connect to a 3G network was a very large downer. 

But now, that's totally changed. Today, RIM unveiled a 3G-capable version of the tablet, and it's through Sprint. Again. But this time, both Sprint and RIM have a much better offering to go with it.

An always-connected PlayBook would be the ultimate tablet because you'd be able to check your web-based Gmail anywhere you are. And once native email clients are readily available for the PlayBook, things will just get better and better. Although this is a tantalizing offer, I will wait until the 4G model is unleashed. I would rather have both 3G and 4G connectivity so I would always have the fastest connection possible. 

You can pick up one of these bad boys online or in a Sprint store starting today.

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Calob Horton

Calob Horton is an associate editor at Pocketables. He loves all technology, no matter which company it comes from. This unbiased view of the tech world allows him to choose the products that best fit his personal needs and tastes: a Microsoft Surface Pro, a Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and a third-gen iPad.Google+ | Twitter | More posts by Calob | Subscribe to Calob's posts

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