BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2 out now, here's how to download

Research In Motion (RIM) has just released the BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 which is now ready for download! This newest OS will give a vast enhancement in terms of support of major apps. This global update is available Over The Air (OTA), here’s how to download.

1.       Connect your PlayBook over WiFi
2.       Go to the STATUS BAR > SETTINGS > Wi-Fi
3.       Key-in Password if asked
4.       Tap CONNECT

Software Update

1.       SETTINGS > Software Updates
3.       Tap UPDATE and follow instructions on the screen

Here’s what to expect in the new BlackBerry OS 2 update:
Advanced Messaging Experience

New unified inbox - a powerful unified inbox within the built-in messaging app allows users to quickly manage their personal email and work email accounts as well as the messaging capabilities of popular social networking sites like Twitter®, LinkedIn® and others – all in one place.
Multi-tasking within email – by extending the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet’s multitasking capabilities to ‘tabbed email’, users are able to reference one email while they compose another.

Rich-text email composing and editing – new features within the Messages app enable users to benefit from full support of fonts, formatting and editing of email threads, offering a robust email experience similar to that of a PC or laptop.

Inbox management tools – allows for powerful inbox search across multiple email accounts, as well as the ability to set out-of-office messages and email signatures directly from their tablet.

Deep Integration of Social Relationships

Innovative people-centric calendar – in addition to standard calendar features that help users plan and organize their day, the powerful built-in Calendar app provides the unique ability for users to view their calendar by who they are meeting with that day and review valuable information about that contact. Information is consolidated automatically from social networking sites about that contact and/or their company.

    Relationship-centric contacts app - more than just an address book, the new built-in Contacts app serves as a social hub - merging and consolidating information from multiple sources (including email and social channels) into one contact file for each person in their address book.  Each contact file includes information such as recent status updates, conversations, related news articles and mutual contacts that are kept up-to-date automatically.



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