By Telecom Lead Team: Research In Motion (RIM) announced
that the new BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 is now available for download.
At a press meet held in Delhi, India, RIM said
BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 delivers an enhanced tablet experience and
allows users to use the BlackBerry PlayBook in new ways.
Building on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet’s proven web
browsing, multimedia and multitasking strengths, the new BlackBerry PlayBook OS
2.0 introduces a range of new communications and productivity enhancements as
well as expanded app and content support,” said David J. Smith, SVP Mobile
Computing, Research In Motion.
With BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 users have the option to
use a unified inbox that consolidates all messages in one place, including
messages from Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, as well as personal and work
The built-in calendar harnesses information from social
networks and makes it available where and when users need it. Contact
cards are also dynamically populated with updated information from Facebook,
Twitter, and LinkedIn to create a consolidated view of contacts.
BlackBerry Bridge is an app that provides a Bluetooth
connection between BlackBerry PlayBook and core apps on BlackBerry smartphone
(including BBM, Email, Contacts, Calendar and Browser) to let users view the
content on the larger tablet display.
With BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0, it’s easier to take
documents, web pages, emails and photos that appear on your BlackBerry
smartphone and display them on BlackBerry PlayBook for an optimized viewing and
The updated BlackBerry Bridge app provides a new remote
control feature that allows a BlackBerry smartphone to be used as a wireless
keyboard and mouse for a BlackBerry PlayBook.
Updated document editing functions, the new Print To Go
app, and increased control and manageability of corporate data with BlackBerry
Balance allow users to get more out of BlackBerry PlayBook every day.