Research in Motion (RIM), makers of BlackBerry, announced a major update of the playbook OS that is deployed on its eponymous touch pads, nearly a year after its launch. The main new feature of the update concerns the email applications, contacts and calendar. The OS now offers a universal inbox integrating e-mails and messages published by your contacts on social networks. It also lets you use certain applications developed for Google's Android system, directly on the playbook.
Playbook OS 2.0 updates:
Compatibility with thousands of Android applications, which are referenced on the BlackBerry App World
A single inbox for viewing emails and messages from social networks Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
The automatic update of contact data based on information added to user's Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn profiles.
BlackBerry Bridge: a feature that allows you to remotely control your tablet via any other BlackBerry ternminal.
Open It: A feature that lets you open documents, photos, and links