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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎11-12-2012
My Device: playbook
My Carrier: none

Playbook Sucks

Had my playbook for 1 month and the USB port doesn't work. Sent it away to be fixed and they want me to pay $125 to fix this POS. I am wondering if anyone else has been denied a repair? I'm going to throw mine into the f*cking trash when I get it back.

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Posts: 213
Registered: ‎09-01-2012
My Device: Blackberry Playbook 32GB
My Carrier: none at present

Re: Playbook Sucks

Possibly, if you would have plugged in the usb cable correctly you wouldnt have had this problem..Dont blame it on the device, blame the user

Posts: 19
Registered: ‎10-26-2012
My Device: Playbook - 64gb - wifi
My Carrier: Crapdo - aka Fido

Re: Playbook Sucks

Don't throw it out, I'll take it. Smiley Very Happy
Posts: 12
Registered: ‎09-30-2012
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: Claro DR

Re: Playbook Sucks

i'll take it too! Smiley Tongue
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Re: Playbook Sucks

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Registered: ‎05-18-2009
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Re: Playbook Sucks

Where did he say it was caused by how he was plugging in the cable?


I've had 10 PlayBooks.  One has an inherent faulty USB port.  Had to disassemble case to repair myself, was not manufactured correctly and I had to fix it on the board.


I love how you automatically blame the user, lol.  If I had that response from RIM after owning a device for 1 month, I'd be furious too.  They are known worldwide for their shoddy support and bad customer service and have been for years.  Why do you think it was so easy for them to ignore the death of Java OS and kept building to 7.1, thinking how great their products are?   Its because they dont listen to customers.


Was it his fault?  Maybe, but you don't know that.  You didn't see the device.


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Posts: 104
Registered: ‎11-28-2012
My Device: PlayBook
My Carrier: 3 it

Re: Playbook Sucks

micro usb port is a standar that loss of durability , but always more durability than ios 32 pin.