The company says a few of the 16GB models "were shipped with an OS build that may result in the devices being unable to properly load software upon initial set-up."
Most the affected devices are still in the distribution channel, fortunately, but RIM says about 1000 have made it into consumer's hands.
If you are having issues, the company says: "In the small number of cases where a customer received a PlayBook that is unable to properly load software upon initial set-up, they can contact RIM for assistance."
The recall marks another setback for the tablet, which had good critical reception but has been panned for its lack of native email/calender/contacts apps.
RIM recently showed off the apps, as well as the ability to use Android Market apps with little visual difference than on an Android device.
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 16 May 2011 12:42