Skip to main content

BlackBerry PlayBook drops to $249 at Walmart Canada

 

playbook-price-drop-e1316740274639

After last week’s RIM earnings call, it was hinted that the BlackBerry PlayBook would be dropping in price.  Internally Rogers Wireless employees were offered the tablet at a discounted price, and now it looks like Walmart Canada has put out a sale to everyone on it.  You can grab the 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook from Walmart in Canada for only $249, which cuts the price in a half exactly.  The item doesn’t appear to have the updated price yet online, but MobileSyrup snagged a screenshot clearly showing that the tablet’s been purchased for $249.99.  I’m sure tablets will sell out quick once the word spreads and the price updates online.  It’s not the same slick deal as the HP TouchPad, but 50% off on a tablet that’s staying in the market is excellent.

How do you feel about the price cuts? Is this a bad sign for the future of the BlackBerry PlayBook or is RIM simply trying to get more users onto it?

Related posts:

  1. Sears Canada now accepting BlackBerry PlayBook pre-orders
  2. Walmart offering T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9900 at low price for new customers
  3. BlackBerry PlayBook coming soon to Sears Canada
  4. Staples Canada to open select stores at midnight on April 19th for PlayBook launch
  5. BlackBerry Users: Have you lost hope in PlayBook & purchased another tablet?
  6. $499 seems to be the standard starting price of tablets – PlayBook, iPad, TouchPad, & More
  7. Staples Canada Calendar shows PlayBook on April 15th in District Sales Challenge
  8. BlackBerry PlayBook reviews start rounding up!
  9. Staples offers $100 off tablets coupon, includes BlackBerry PlayBook
  10. Review Roundup: BlackBerry PlayBook reviews are positive so far

BlackBerry PlayBook drops to $249 at Walmart Canada
Kal Chebli
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT

Popular posts from this blog

Apple Launches Web Tool to Deregister Phone Numbers from iMessage

Apple today released a new web tool for users to deregister their phone number from iMessage in the event they switched to a non-Apple device. To deregister a phone number from iMessage, users simply enter their phone number in Apple's web tool, receive a free text message containing a code, and submit the code to complete the process. Users who still have their original iPhone can also transfer their SIM card back to the device and go to Settings -> Messages to turn iMessage off. 


Users switching from an iPhone to another device were often unable to receive SMS messages from another iPhone due to their phone number still being linked to iMessage. These specific errors with iMessage have been a well-known issue since 2011, which is when the messaging service debuted with iOS 5. They were also made even more apparent this past May, where a server glitch caused widespread message delivery problems. Apple was even sued over the matter in a California court, although the company cla…

Microsoft acquires iPhone email app Acompli

After accidentally announcing it a little early, Microsoft is officially confirming it has acquired email startup Acompli. The surprise acquisition means Microsoft is picking up a powerful email client for iPhone and Android in another move that further cements CEO Satya Nadella’s focus on cross-platform technologies. The Verge’s Casey Newton called Acompl "the Outlook for iPhone that Microsoft hasn’t yet built," and it seems Microsoft was equally impressed with the powerhouse email app. "We’re excited about what’s possible as we build on the app’s success and bring it together with work currently in progress by the Outlook team," the company said in a statement. "Our goal is to deliver fantastic cross-platform apps that support the variety of email services people use today and help them accomplish more." Recode first reportedthat Microsoft would make its latest acquisition official today; the company is said to be paying over $200 million for Acompli. A…

iOS 10.3.2 now available to download on iPhone and iPad

Nearly a month and a half after iOS 10.3.1 rolled out to the public, Apple has now officially released iOS 10.3.2 on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. We're still waiting on detailed release notes from Apple, but the update screen reveals that the new version of iOS focuses on bug fixes and security improvements.
Continue reading...
Trending right now:
WannaCry: Everything you need to know about the global ransomware attackTim Cook's refusal to help FBI hack iPhone is validated by 'WannaCry' ransomware attackNetflix is testing a price hike that would be pure evil

http://bgr.com/2017/05/15/iphone-ipad-update-ios-10-3-2-download-install/