BlackBerry pused an update BlackBerry Tablet OS v1.0.7 to its PlayBook tablet with a variety of new features and enhancements.
"The updates mentioned under are all free and can be downloaded over-the-air from your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Users who purchase and activate a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet on or after Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 will be automatically updated to v1.0.7 as part of the PlayBook setup process," stated BlackBerry.
Existing BlackBerry PlayBook tablet users will be presented with a software update notification on PlayBook tablet status ribbon, or they can check for the software update at any time in the Settings Menu under Software Updates.
Remember to also update the BlackBerry Bridge application on your BlackBerry smartphone.
Improved connectivity & productivity with the BB app
- Enhanced Support for Saving Attachments - BB 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 - BB 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 PlayBook.
Additional Multimedia Features
- Portrait Support in Pictures App - v1.0.7, pictures that you've taken with your PlayBook 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.
v1.0.7, also added support for the 15 new languages.