If you needed any more proof that RIM originally planned on launching the PlayBook in March this should clinch it. Doug (Hayes Developer) noticed that RIM has filed an extension with the FCC asking them to keep the PlayBook’s details confidential until April 19th (the launch date). The previous date was set for March 31st.
They want the FCC to do this to:
…ensure sensitive business information remains confidential until the actual marketing of the device.”
Now this makes me truly wonder what is in these approval documents that RIM has not told us already??? Any guesses? I am hoping for a built in sonic screwdriver.
RIM is asking them to withhold the:
- External photos
- Test setup photos
- User’s manual
- Internal photos