BlackBerry Playbook Finally Becomes a Proper Tablet With PlayBook OS 2.0 Release (Updated)

By Sam Gibbs on at

RIM’s finally let loose its second attempt at a PlayBook OS that’ll finally add things like a native email client, calendar and contacts apps, as well as support for BlackBerry App World and Android apps. Maybe now RIM’s tablet might be worth buying.

The update is available for free for all PlayBooks, so time to get updating PlayBook owners. [RIM]

Update: For those curious about what exactly RIM's native email client and socially connected PIM apps look like, as well as its new phone-to-PlayBook hook-ups, here are a couple of new PlayBook ads to demonstrate it all. [via The Verge]