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The BlackBerry Playbook made its public debut yesterday. The new tablet from BlackBerry shares similar specs with the iPad although there are a few intriguing differences between the two.

The BlackBerry Playbook supports Flash whereas the iPad does not. The BlackBerry Playbook will not come with 3G connectivity, although it is promised for later models. Watch the featured video to find out more information on BlackBerry's recently announced tablet.

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