The BlackBerry maker, Research In Motion confirming today that the new BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 is available for download from today – David J. Smith, SVP Mobile Computing, RIM says, “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.”
BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 is a major software update to the RIM’s operating system’s first tablet and not even limited with that only, it is equipped with ton of upgrades that users have been waiting for quite a long time – the PlayBook OS 2.0 also offers other features enhancements as well. Along with this, RIM is making an initial release of BlackBerry Mobile Fusion too that will include support for managing PlayBook tablets and BlackBerry smartphones 2 in an enterprise.
New BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 features:
- Integrated email client with a powerful unified inbox – With BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 you 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 email accounts.
- Social Integration with Calendar and Contacts apps – 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.
- Updated BlackBerry Bridge app – In order to let you view the content on the larger tablet display. With BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0, it’s easier and quicker than ever to take documents, web pages, emails and photos that appear on your BlackBerry smartphone and display them on your BlackBerry PlayBook for an optimized viewing and editing experience. BlackBerry Bridge is a unique app that provides a Bluetooth connection between your BlackBerry PlayBook and core apps on your BlackBerry smartphone.
- Improved mobile productivity – Updated document editing functions, the new Print To Go app, and increased control and manageability of corporate data with BlackBerry Balance allow you to get more out of your BlackBerry PlayBook every day. Plus, an updated virtual keyboard with auto correction and predictive next word completion learns how you type to enable faster, more accurate typing.
- New apps and content – Thousands of new apps are being added to BlackBerry App World today. A new BlackBerry Video Store1 is launching today. Enhanced web browsing capabilities are also available with BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0.