Tag: os updates

RIM Previews BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 at CES 2012

RIM Previews BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 at CES 2012

January 9, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

RIM just sent out a press release to let us know they’ll be showcasing BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 at CES 2012. The new PlayBook OS will bring the much anticipated native applications for email and contacts, as well social network integration. PlayBook OS 2.0 will also bring an awesome (and much needed) function to BlackBerry […]

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Official: OS 7.1.0.163 for BlackBerry Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 from Sprint

Official: OS 7.1.0.163 for BlackBerry Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 from Sprint

December 19, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Right before the weekend, Sprint launched a nice little surprise for their Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 customers. Customers with the new Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 now have access to OS 7.1 which brings several upgrades, including the much-anticipated Portable Hotspot feature. We should also point out that this can be installed on ANY CDMA […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Beta Updated to v2.0.0.6149 – Adds Stereo Bluetooth & More

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Beta Updated to v2.0.0.6149 – Adds Stereo Bluetooth & More

December 16, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Many of you have been running the developer beta (OS 2.0) on your PlayBook for some time. Although this does not include the native email and PIM apps, it does bring some new features and UI changes. RIM has just updated OS 2.0 once again with some minor BlackBerry Bridge and Multimedia improvements, plus stereo […]

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BlackBerry Tablet OS v1.0.3 Rolling Out By Tomorrow – Brings Video Chat, BBM and More!

BlackBerry Tablet OS v1.0.3 Rolling Out By Tomorrow – Brings Video Chat, BBM and More!

May 2, 2011 | By | 9 Comments

So far BlackBerry World 2011 has been packed full of news. The latest news from RIM is that PlayBook owners will be receiving a pretty big update for their tablet. The BlackBerry Tablet OS will update to version 1.0.3 and will bring BlackBerry PlayBook Video Chat, BBM via Bridge, Bookmark options, and Documents to Go […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS Update 1.0.1.1696 Starts Rolling Out

BlackBerry PlayBook OS Update 1.0.1.1696 Starts Rolling Out

April 19, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

It’s a sign of things to come! RIM has started rolling out BlackBerry Tablet OS 1.0.1.1696 for the PlayBook. The OS seems to be rolling out in stages, therefore everyone won’t be getting it at once, and killing RIM’s servers. We haven’t heard what fixes are in this update, but we are hoping for some […]

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How to: Install Official BlackBerry Software Updates Using a Mac

How to: Install Official BlackBerry Software Updates Using a Mac

December 17, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Back a year or two ago, BlackBerry and Apple computers didn’t play so nice. But since the launch of the official BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac, RIM has made it quite simple to manage your BlackBerry, including backup/restore, iTunes Sync, add/remove apps, and software updates. RIM has posted a quick walk through of how to […]

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How To Update Your BlackBerry Device Operating System

How To Update Your BlackBerry Device Operating System

May 29, 2010 | By | 13 Comments

We all know that BlackBerry smartphones are the best mobile known to (wo)man.  That’s not even a matter of opinion, it’s fact.  Unfortunately, that doesn’t guarantee perfection.  Sometimes we’re happy with how our operating system works and that’s great, but when there are features missing or running slower than they should, new operating system versions […]

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BlackBerry Storm2 9550 OS 5.0.0.607 Released by Verizon

BlackBerry Storm2 9550 OS 5.0.0.607 Released by Verizon

April 7, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

It seems the Storm family has been getting lots of love lately. A couple of days ago Verizon announced a new OS update is now available for their Storm2 9550. The new OS is 5.0.0.607 and apparently you will be able to download it OTA (over the air) right on your device, or via BlackBerry […]

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