7 Excellent Features on Playbook OS 2.0
Research in Motion (RIM) as the manufacturer of BlackBerry, officially begin rolling upgrade Playbook Blackberry OS version 2.0. RIM claims to provide a number of improvements are better than ever. The new OS became available globally from today, Tuesday (21/02/2012) at 12.00 pm. Upgrading can be done for free, directly from each device.
“Playbook OS OS 2.0 will complete the first generation Playbook,” said RIM Product Manager. In the Playbook OS 2.0, is indeed not many new applications are included. RIM only enhance the capabilities of existing applications.
The following features Playbook 2.0 to try:
Display Playbook 2.0 is an enhanced appearance. Distance-based QNX, like Blackberry OS 1.0 will be launched this year. Here, the user can change the order of a widget or menu buttons on the screen of this BlackBerry tablet. This was in accordance with the wishes of the user to customize the widget.
2) Integration of eMail, Calendar and Contact Apps with Social Media
To make it easier to receive and manage messages, RIM seems to improve this feature. Users can receive email, calendar (Schedule meetings, or whatever) with a contact and well connected with the social media from a friend in contact.
To download a large file, email on the phone can be synchronized with the BlackBerry Playbook. Automatic user can download a large file in the Playbook via WiFi connection.
3) BlackBerry Bridge 2.0
In the new version of Bridge, BlackBerry devices can be used as remote control for the Playbook. Bridge connects to the Playbook BlackBerry handset via Bluetooth. “Automatically we can control the phones BlackBerry Playbook, both for the presentation, open an application or perform any task on the tablet,” Ardo added.
4) Print to Go
Users can print files directly through the tablet device, either via Bluetooth or cable connection to the printer.
5) Android Applications
The device is already included Playbook 2.0 Android-based applications that can be directly downloaded on BlackBerry App World. This is done to broaden the application base, not only based on BlackBerry OS, but also based on Android. “Users will not know that Android applications or applications that used to exist in the BlackBerry App World. All of them together,” he said.
RIM already has about 10,000 apps in the App World. But RIM is reluctant to explain the number of Android applications available in App World.
6) Video Chat
Users are able to chat with friends in the Playbook directly or can be connected to High Definition TV. Interestingly, users can still chat while opening another application.
7) Web Experience
All webs at this Playbook 2.0 support Adobe Flash Player 10.1 and HTML 5. In essence, the user can open the web in the Playbook same as on a desktop or PC. “We are also able to activate Reader Mute feature that is taking the news or writing on the web and get rid of ad pages, so read the writing on the web is more optimal and more comfortable,” he added.