Research In Motion has announced yet another update for its BlackBerry Playbook devices, named as V1.05.
Aimed at adding more functionality to the devices apart from fixing some bugs, the update comes as a welcome summer gift for the BlackBerry Playbook users. With this update, the Playbook also takes a giant step towards social networking. The Facebook app, for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, has been updated to include video uploading, message deletion, Search enhancements and more.
Along with the social media, the PlayBook also gets ‘in app purchases’ facility, making it easier for users to do transactions from within the apps. Also, RIM had announced the in-App purchase, software development kit for the developers allowing them to make newer applications with this feature.
The update aims to bring almost browser like functionality to the application as well. Smaller tweaks, including the Wi-Fi hotspot detection feature and addition of language support, have also been added to the PlayBook with this update.
By just touching the battery icon, user will now be able to turn off, restart and shut done the device and even control the screens brightness.
The Playbook V1.05 update also brings the charger detection feature that prompts the users when a wrong charger or the BlackBerry Smart phone’s charger is plugged in to the PlayBook.
Users upgrading the device are advised to connect to a Wi-Fi network while upgrading.