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At first i was apprehensive about buying a blackberry playbook over the ipad due to the fact that people disliked it simply because it wasn't an ipad. Despite this i got one and i also got a blackberry torch which meant i could use the bridge function on it .
I do like the ipad however the functions of it are very basic, although with the playbook i feel like i am exploring a new device, it is alot more enjoyable to use and its much more indepth than the ipad. The edges of the playbook allow you to switch between apps, close things, minimise them, take shorcuts to other places and lots of other things. You can multitask on this tablet just as well if not better than the ipad, i can download an app whilst browsing the internet and it won't significantly slow down anything i do which is excellent.
The bridge function is one of the best things about the playbook, it allows you to connect to your phone and see everything on it, so you can add a contact to your phone or check your emails. As well as that if you run out of interenet on you playbook contract you can connect to your phone and use internet memory of your phones contract which has been great for me when i have used up my time.
The playbooks biggest and maybe only let down is the fact that it is lacking apps to download, even popular apps such as skype aren't avaliable which is a real dissapointment. Although this probably will change in the future and developers of android apps will start to compete more against apple apps.
The sound system and speakers on this tablet are amazing, it is of a very high quality and i would say much better than the ipads sound system. Although Blackberry has a very limited selection of apps it is offering some first class games for free.
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