BlackBerry PlayBook gets update that takes the app out of BlackBerry App World

BlackBerry PlayBook gets update that takes the app out of BlackBerry App World
The BlackBerryPlayBook gets an update

The BlackBerryPlayBook gets an update

The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet has been the forgotten device as BlackBerry continues to launch the all-touch BlackBerry Z10 globally, to be followed with the physical QWERTY equipped BlackBerry Q10. But all of that attention placed on the handsets didn't stop the Canadian manufacturer from pushing out an update for the tablet.

Software version 2.1.0.1526 brings a re-branding of BlackBerry App World to BlackBerry World, allows for SMS chat through BlackBerry Bridge, and also adds improvement to the browser while boosting the volume on the slate. It also adds support for in-app payments, which should make developers happy. For those who care about such matters, the update is 132MB.

source: Crackberry

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  • Display 7.0" 1024 x 600 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 3 MP front
  • Processor TI OMAP4430, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB

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6 Comments

1. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

What about the promised update to BB10 ???

2. ocilfa

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

Its coming soon. After the full launch of the BB10 phones.

6. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

just wait a little bit! might arrive in q2 or q3! :)

7. jsdechavez

Posts: 783; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

I'm an Xperia user but ironically waiting for BB10 to reach the playbook then I'm getting one.

3. pookiewood

Posts: 631; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

Wake me when it's BB10. ;)

4. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

bought a playbook last week, just for media consumption

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