New features and enhancements

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 brings together the best of BlackBerry communication applications, productivity tools, and your favorite apps, movies, and music to help you make the most out of every moment.

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Depending on your BlackBerry tablet model and wireless service provider, you might be able to connect your tablet to a mobile network, in addition to connecting to a Wi-Fi network. For information about inserting a micro SIM card, see the Getting Started section. For information about connecting to a mobile network, see the Connections section.

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Video chat

Depending on your BlackBerry tablet model and your wireless service provider, you might be able to have video chats over a 4G mobile network, in addition to connecting to a Wi-Fi network. For information about using video chat, see the Video chat section.

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BlackBerry Bridge

With BlackBerry Bridge 2.1, you can now access your BlackBerry smartphone's text messages on your tablet. BlackBerry Bridge apps can also now exchange information between your tablet and smartphone using Wi-Fi instead of a Bluetooth connection. For information about BlackBerry Bridge, see the BlackBerry Bridge section.

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Email

You can view and compose your messages in portrait mode. For information about the Messages app, see the Messages section.
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Contacts

You can view your contacts in portrait mode. For information about the Contacts app, see the Contacts section.

Icon for Calendar Calendar You can view your calendar in portrait mode. For information about the Calendar app, see the Calendar section.
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Print To Go

You can print a file to your tablet if it is on a different wireless network than your computer. For information about using Print To Go, see the Print To Go section.



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