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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 could launch February 21st

Research in Motion has promised to release a major software update for the BlackBerry PlayBook this month — and now it looks like the company has picked a date: February 21st. The folks at Berry Review note that Research in Motion mentioned the date during a webcast for game developers. BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 will […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook update will let you control your tablet with your phone

Research in Motion plans to roll out version 2.0 of its operating system for the BlackBerry PlayBook operating system later this month — and the company is starting to show off some new features. We already knew that PlayBook OS 2.0 would include support for some Android applications as well as native email, contact, and […]

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RIM adds autocorrect, predictive text to PlayBook OS 2.0 beta

Research in Motion has released a new beta version of OS 2.0 for the BlackBerryPlayBook Tablet. You can register your Playbook to download OS 2.0.0.7111 at the BlackBerry website. The new software is aimed at developers that want to test their apps before PlayBook OS 2.0 is available to the public. But the latest beta […]

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BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 with calendar, contacts coming in February

Research in Motion will roll out BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 to the public in February. The OS has been in public beta for months, but RIM is showing off the new software on tablets at the Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas and plans to roll out the update to everyone starting next […]

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How to install PlayBook OS 2.0 Beta

There are two things that have people (some of them, anyway) talking about the PlayBook OS 2.0 update coming in February 2012. First, it’s going to add the missing native BlackBerry email, calendar, and contacts apps. Second, the Android Player will finally make its debut, allowing users to run thousands of Android applications on BlackBerry’s […]

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“Print” from your PC to a BlackBerry PlayBook with OS 2.0

Research in Motion may have delayed the launch of BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 until early next year, but at least the company is adding a few nifty surprises. In addition to native email, calendar, and contact apps and support for Android applications, OS 2.0 will include Print To Go. That’s not an app that lets […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook (almost) transformed into an Android tablet

Research in Motion recently released a public beta build of BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 which, among other things, allows the tablet to run Google Android apps. This doesn’t exactly turn the PlayBook into an Android tablet — it’s still running RIM’s QNX-based software. You can’t just fire up the Android Market to download apps either. […]