BlackBerry Playbook OS Updated To Version 1.0.8.4985

Earlier this year, Research-In-Motion (RIM) launched its first tablet device, the BlackBerry Playbook. This tablet comes with a 7 inch multi-touch capacitive screen LCD display, 1 GHz dual-core processor, 5 megapixel rear camera with full HD (1080p) video recording, 1GB RAM and so on. The BlackBerry PlayBook runs on the BlackBerry Tablet OS.

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RIM has recently started rolling out a new software update for its not-so-popular tablet device. The latest update is numbered 1.0.8.4985 and it brings the updated version of Adobe Flash Player, updated Bluetooth and Wi-Fi software, improved syncing and much more. Check out the complete changelog after the break.

Changelog:

  • Updated version of Adobe Flash Player version 11.1 and Adobe AIR 3.1
  • Daylight savings time updates for time zones in the regions of Latin America, Australia and Central America
  • Updated Bluetooth and Wi-Fi software to help to improve connectivity
  • Fixed issues some users were experiencing with account payments in the BlackBerry App World storefront
  • Improved syncing when restoring applications with BlackBerry Desktop Software
  • This update also includes a security update for Adobe Flash Player, as noted in Adobe Security Bulletin APSB-11-28, which addresses issues that can potentially affect any PC, tablet, or other device with an operating system that supports Adobe Flash.

This update is available only via. Over-The-Air (OTA). The size of the update is just 95 MB. You will receive a notification on the PlayBook status ribbon as soon as the update is available for your device. You can also manually check for update under Software Updatesin the settings menu. If you find some other changes after the update, please let us know in the comments section below.

One thought on “BlackBerry Playbook OS Updated To Version 1.0.8.4985”

  1. update for blackberry playbook also started here in uae, but the size of the file is only 72 mb,i don’t see any improvement, my connection to my wifi got worse, and downloading from apps world takes forever, i started downloading just a 32 mb game, and it takes almost 2 hours…

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