RIM Says Jailbreaking Your PlayBook Will Void Your Warranty

Users of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet have been able to jailbreak their device for a while now, although there has been no official word from RIM until now on how this will affect your device.

RIM’s Adrian Stone who is the Director of the BlackBerry Security Incident Response Team, has released the following statement, which clarifies RIM stance on jailbreaking the tablet.

RIM PlayBook

“To be clear, RIM recommends against installing any jailbreaking tool. Customers who use a jailbreaking tool on BlackBerry products void the manufacturer warranty and also increase the long-term risk of negatively impacting the stability and user experience of their BlackBerry products.”

You can find out more details over at the BlackBerry for Business Blog.

Source TFTS


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