Here's RIM's Next Dud

4g blackberry playbook leak

Photo: CrackBerry

We’ve heard the rumours over and over again since the BlackBerry PlayBook first launched about a year ago.Supposedly, RIM will release a 4G version of the PlayBook.

Here’s some more evidence. Someone posted a photo of a 4G PlayBook to the forums on CrackBerry, a BlackBerry fan site. (Click the image to see a larger version.)

BlackBerry and Sprint scrapped plans for a 4G PlayBook last year, saying it wanted to develop a LTE version instead. This could be it.

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