Blackberry Playbook Set To Receive Blackberry 10 Update?
A Blackberry PlayBook user asked via Twitter whether BlackBerry 10 (BB10) would be coming to the beleaguered tablet and he received a response directly from the official BlackBerry Mexico Twitter account.
The response read :@carlos_wmg Hello. In the next few weeks will be available OS10 update w/ the #PlayBook ! Please be alert!”
Back in January, various blogs online reported some comments from Blackberry’s CEO that claimed the new BlackBerry 10 software would be coming to PlayBook.
Rumours pointed toward Thorsten Heins, BlackBerry’s CEO, to update the masses during their Blackberry Live developer conference last week, but no such talks occurred. Instead, the company is betting on licensing out BBM and its BES technology out to Apple and Android developers.
The Blackberry Playbook tablet was released a couple of years ago, but unfortunately the tablet was not met with the resounding success that Blackberry had initially planned for.
BB10 is Blackberry’s home-cooked operating system and it took the company years to bake it. The OS represents one of the company’s last best hopes for maintaining a foothold in a smartphone and tablet market dominated by Apple, Samsung and others.
This certainly brings hope, but unfortunately the tweet has since been deleted. Hopefully, the BB10 update will come to fruition and the PlayBook will be given a second lease on life.
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