BlackBerry OS 2.0 for RIM PlayBook now available for download, which includes some pretty nice new features over the original PlayBook OS keyboard. The new BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 software update brings lots of new features such as Advanced Messaging Experience, Deep Social Integration, Improved Mobile Productivity, BlackBerry Bridge, Better browser, New Apps and Content and more new features. PlayBook OS 2.0 also adds Android app support.
The PlayBook OS 2.0 brings features including a native email client with better social networking integration with services such as Facebook and Twitter, speedier operation with the help of real-time multitasking and a completely new Bridge 2.0 service to connect a BlackBerry smartphone with the PlayBook, it also lets you use your smartphone as a keyboard and mouse for the tablet. Other features includes New BlackBerry Video Store (initially be available in the United States) that offers catalog of thousands of movies and TV shows, and several new/improved productivity tools including Print to Go and Documents To Go, which lets you view and edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files.
New users who purchases new PlayBook would get this update automatically during the setup process. Old BlackBerry PlayBook users also can get the new OS; it is a 399 MB download and will change the software version to 22.214.171.12472. Go to settings and click on software updates on your PlayBook to get the update.
Via – BlackBerry Blog
Source – BlackBerry PlayBook