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Blackberry Playbook Off $300, Will Cost $199 At Staples

By Lisa Carlin 

Save $300 on a 16GB  Blackbook at Staples on Black Friday. $199 for a 7-inch Playbook, even for a day, is just sad, and reflects on how much Blackberry has failed to keep up with the tablet market. The Playbook began by costing as much as the iPad base-model, but since its launch in April, RIM has been shaving off the price to boost sales.

Remember  back when it used to be really cool to have a Blackberry?

 

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