RIM launched the BlackBerry PlayBook OS update v1.0.7 launched and then was quickly pulled away due to issues with Bridge connectivity. Well RIM quickly fixed the issue and now the update is back in play. The new update brings a couple handy features that are listed below. You can download this latest update by visiting Options > Software Updates > Check For Updates Now. Happy updating!
Improved connectivity & productivity with the BlackBerry Bridge application
- Enhanced Support for Saving Attachments – The BlackBerry® Bridge™ app offers you more flexibility around where and how you save attachments for viewing and editing. You can now save an attachment to a removable SD card, or to your BlackBerry smartphone’s internal flash memory.
- ZIP Attachment Support – The BlackBerry Bridge app now gives you access to ZIP files received as an email attachment. While bridged, you can now download a zip file from an email to your smartphone SD card and then extract compressed contents for viewing or editing on your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.
Additional Multimedia Features
- Portrait Support in Pictures App – With BlackBerry Tablet OS v1.0.7, pictures that you’ve taken with your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet or transferred from your PC can now be viewed in either portrait or landscape formats for the layout that best fits your needs.
- Pinch to Zoom in Video App – Use the pinch gesture to zoom in on the finer details of your favorite video content, just like you would with a website or picture today – all while the video continues to play.