BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 officially launching tomorrow

BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 officially launching tomorrow
Research in Motion is sending out training material to partner today, in advance of tomorrows launch of PlayBook OS 2.0 and their Mobile Fusion enterprise tool for managing mobile devices in the workplace. The training material includes introductory and FAQ pages, and other assorted goodies. We had speculated that the massive PlayBook update could come at MWC, but it apparently will be on its way much sooner than that.

This dovetails with reports that independently provided a February 21st date via leaked advertising material. While marketing signs and fliers could always be changed, the partner training information should confirm beyond a reasonable doubt that we’ll be seeing some product launches tomorrow.

We’ve attached a “what’s new” flier below, although the details won’t be surprising; PlayBook owners will be finally be getting a native email client, improved productivity apps, an expanded app store selection (including access to some Android apps) and many other goodies.

The features should be there, the real question is whether the performance and user experience will be up to snuff. If so, Research in Motion may find themselves back in the tablet game.


source: Research in Motion

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7 Comments

1. Netolic

Posts: 152; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Finally. It toook effing.forevr..

2. itiswhatitis

Posts: 423; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

DO U THINK IT WOULD SUPPORT ANDROID APPS?

3. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

They have made a comment that 2.0 will include an android player.

4. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

the red-headed step child of the tablet market limps on.

5. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

I am so ready for this :-).

6. belovedson

Posts: 1061; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

wow i cant believe this is happening.

7. varvish

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

os 2.0 is now available

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