BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0: A Whole New OS for BlackBerry PlayBook!

Blackberry Playbook witnessed a huge success early but soon was left behind by several Android Tablets and Apple iPad. Now RIM has taken few steps for making the Playbook a hit again by offering a whole new OS. RIM announced Playbook OS 2 last month and it has showed some positive signs for the BlackBerry Playbook.


Major Improvements have been made by RIM in this new Operating System of BlackBerry Playbook. There’s a complete change in the Home Screen experience.

The OS comes with Built I messages. It lets you manage your e-mail and social network messages quickly and easily. Editing options provide more flexibility while writing a message. Additional features have been added to calendar. Multi-tasking now is no more a issue to be worried about  while hanging out with friends. The OS 2.0 has improved the performance of Blackberry Playbook.

Another highlight of this update was the Documents To Go office suite. It allows you to view and edit your Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint file and attachments on the move.

The social networking experience has changed a lot in the Playbook after updating to OS 2.0.

BlackBerry Bridge has gained some additional functionalities in this update. You can use your BlackBerry phone’s QWERTY keyboard for typing instead of using the touch keys of the tablet. You can also use your phone as a pointing Device.


There is an increase in the number of Apps in App World and we might notice few more in the coming days.

Now it seems RIM is really giving their consumers what they wanted. The BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 is great in terms of looks and high up in the performance. The BlackBerry Playbook is all set to compete with the Android Tablets and The Apple iPad again.

Download Details:

The BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 is available for download. For updating the Operating System BlackBerry PlayBook, just go to Settings > Software Updates > Check for Updates (in your Blackberry Playbook) and you should find PlayBook OS 2.0 available for wireless download. The installation process is easy and quick. Just follow the on-screen instructions.