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RIM updates BlackBerry PlayBook OS v2.1, featuring improved Android app support

0. phoneArena 04 Oct 2012, 00:08 posted on

After a lengthy beta period, OS 2.1 for the PlayBook is now available. Improvements have been made in three major areas...

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posted on 04 Oct 2012, 00:12 6

1. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


good news keep it up rim youll do better than expected :)

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 03:34 2

5. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1098; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)


They would do much better if they had the BB10 OS coming out sooner than later

posted on 06 Oct 2012, 00:33

8. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


no need to rush! i mean do you want your main dish to be half cook or still coated with ice?

BB10 will be a perfect update on RIM's Platform!

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 00:22 4

2. wendygarett (unregistered)


Anybody who think playbook is dated...
Please give it me and I will prove it you are wrong!!

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 00:45 1

3. phil2n (Posts: 476; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


wow.. see that ○♦

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 01:30 4

4. tiara6918 (Posts: 1495; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


Rim can comeback and stand once again if it keeps giving its customers satisfaction and releasing these updates that puts a smile on bb users

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 06:53 2

6. pookiewood (Posts: 623; Member since: 05 Mar 2012)


The Playbook is really nice, just needs Netflix IMO. We let my daughter use it mostly to watch movies and go to ABCmouse.com. I was surprised at how well ABCmouse.com works on this.

posted on 04 Oct 2012, 12:13 2

7. downphoenix (Posts: 2373; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)


I enjoy the playbook, but the apps are lacking. That said, the improved android app support will hopefully get more app developers on board. The timing would be great to start now since BB10 will be coming soon. RIM has been good to us despite the failings though, recently just got Shadowgun for free, and they had a free movie download but I missed out on that.

posted on 06 Oct 2012, 00:35

9. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


keep it up RIM!! very very impressive!

haters gonna hate but RIM is on the right track with QNX-base BB10!!!

posted on 09 Oct 2012, 09:34

10. MitchB (Posts: 1; Member since: 09 Oct 2012)


The request for the netflix app seems to be a common question on a few websites. Why has RIM failed to deliver? I use my PB primarly for reading and news but would love to access movies.

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