Recent news over the weekend came out of a problem batch of about 1,000 PlayBook tablets released into the market. Supposedly only a few of those tablets may have actually ended up in the users hands, according to a recent statement put out by RIM. Sources also say that the tablets were headed to Staples stores.
So, if you happened to purchase your PlayBook from a Staples store you may want to check out our tutorial on how to find the serial number on your tablet, and see if it matches up with one of the serials numbers released from RIM from the infected tablets. If you do end up with a bad tablet, contact RIM support immediately, and let us know as well.