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PlayBook OS Updated to v1.0.8.4985

IMG_00000037It has been a while since the PlayBook has seen an OS update aside from the 2.0 build RIM released for developers. This new update is around 95MB which brings fixes and enhancements no new features.

The inside BlackBerry Blog posted a list of enhancements that this update brings

The BlackBerry PlayBook OS v1.0.8.4985 contains the following fixes and updates:

  • 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 synching when restoring applications with BlackBerry Desktop Software

This update also includes a security update for Adobe Flash Player, as noted in Adobe Security BulletinAPSB-11-28, which addresses issues that can potentially affect any PC, tablet, or other device with an operating system that supports Adobe Flash. While there are no known reports of any BlackBerry PlayBook tablet users being affected by these Adobe Flash Player issues, we (as always) encourage all BlackBerry PlayBook tablet users to update to the newest version of the BlackBerry PlayBook OS

To update simply go to software updates and check for updates or connect your device to DM on your PC.

via BlackBerry Blog

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