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AppStoreLover
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Registered: ‎10-30-2010
My Device: PlayBook

Superbowl PlayBook Ad

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I'd be suprised if RIM doesn't show off PlayBook for the Superbowl to reach a massive audience and to increase general public awareness of PlayBook. :manvery-happy:

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peter9477
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My Device: PlayBook, Z10

Re: Superbowl PlayBook Ad

I think there are more appropriate forums for such non-development-related topics, including crackberry.com where the same thing has been discussed at length.  It sounds like if you were to register there you'd find a like-minded audience for such talk.


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AppStoreLover
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Re: Superbowl PlayBook Ad

**Toes crossed**

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AppStoreLover
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Re: Superbowl PlayBook Ad

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I'm hoping they will atleast reveal the launch date. :manvery-happy:

 

Xoom is coming out the Feb 17th (rumored). HP Palm webos Topaz is coming out in March.

 

 

I'm sure RIM has strategic plans in place. :manhappy:

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PBDev
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Registered: ‎12-28-2010
My Device: Free PlayBook

Re: Superbowl PlayBook Ad

The Black Eyed Peas performed Dirty Bit during half time. I was hoping they would show the playbook like in their video.

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jtegen
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My Device: HTC One, PlayBook, LE Z10, DE Q10

Re: Superbowl PlayBook Ad

The Xoom had a nice commercial.

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PBDev
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Re: Superbowl PlayBook Ad

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Yeah, I didn't see a playbook commercial.

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peter9477
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Re: Superbowl PlayBook Ad

Sounds like the closest they got was the Chatter.com commercial, with will.i.am (or his Baby Pea version) holding a cartoon PlayBook.  

 

Really a bit of a missed opportunity, with the whole "playbook"+football+BEPs+timing thing.


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Author of White Noise and Battery Guru for BB10 and for PlayBook | Get more from your battery!
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RottenOgre
Posts: 274
Registered: ‎11-01-2010
My Device: PlayBook?

Re: Superbowl PlayBook Ad

 


peter9477 wrote:

Really a bit of a missed opportunity, with the whole "playbook"+football+BEPs+timing thing.


 

Indeed. Which makes me worried that the reason they didn't have one was because they're not going to hit March as a launch date, and it's going to come later. That's the only reason I can see for them not doing a commercial - they don't want to bring the hype that a Super Bowl commercial will create when they don't have a product ready for several months.

 

I hope I'm wrong.

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AppStoreLover
Posts: 297
Registered: ‎10-30-2010
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Re: Superbowl PlayBook Ad

That was disappointing :mansad:

 

My assumption is RIM is very confident of the sales figures PlayBook can achieve even without advertising. :smileyhappy: