Research in Motion (RIM) announced that the much awaited BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 has been released and is now available for free download. BlackBerry PlayBook users can now download the new version of the OS for a more enhanced tablet experience whether for work or leisure purposes.
“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.
The new BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 features an integrated email client with a powerful unified inbox; the social integration with calendar and contact apps; the updated BlackBerry Bridge app; the Print To Go app; and thousands of new apps that are being added to BlackBerry PlayBook including a range of Android apps that will run on the BlackBerry PlayBook.
In conjunction with the release of BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0, RIM is making available an initial release of BlackBerry Mobile Fusion that will include support for managing BlackBerry PlayBook tablets and BlackBerry smartphones2 in an enterprise. The full release of BlackBerry Mobile Fusion (with mobile device management capabilities for iOS and Android devices) is planned for general availability in late March 2012.