BlackBerry handset apps, including messaging and email, will appear on the tablet when the two devices are paired via BlackBerry Bridge. Otherwise, the PlayBook will only have access to mail over Wi-Fi at launch. starzmart
I checked out the PlayBook at CES and was extremely impressed by its performance in that controlled setting. But that was before wholesale electronics suppliers
I spent any time with Xoom and iPad 2. Now it seems the PlayBook is in danger of shipping as just another tablet, albeit one with unique features like the aforementioned BlackBerry handset tethering and a new QNX-based OS.