BlackBerry PlayBook is Invited to the Royal Wedding – Sort of

Well it looks like one gadget has been invited to the Royal Wedding and it is the BlackBerry Playbook. The tablet was on full display on Entertainment Tonight, where it was a perfect example of product placement at its best, as correspondent Nancy O’Dell showed off her hi-tech prowess as she recorded a Royal Wedding rehearsal scene using her new PlayBook. O’Dell also used her PlayBook to check the weather, and even to discover the route that the royal couple would be taking to Westminster Abbey.

But what is especially funny about the clip is that when host Mary Hart talks about the BlackBerry Playbook, it’s as if she was reading off a cue card from RIM. “World’s first professional grade tablet.” You think it was going to war with that description. It makes you wonder if traditional media ever really get gadgets…

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