RIM’s Rob Orr, RIM’s VP of product management has confirmed to the Tech Radar technology website, that when the new Blackberry 10 is ready the latest operating system will be arriving on their Playbook tablet. The new Blackberry 10 operating system is based on the same QNX platform which is currently used by the Playbook OS.
“We’ve said publicly a number of times that our first BB10 handset will be available towards the end of 2012, and that’s still firmly the case,” “At some point after the launch we’ll bring BB10 to our PlayBooks, yes”
RIM’s Rob Orr went on to explained that when the update to the Playbook software was rolled out taking it to version 2. Around 50% of the tablets user base installed the update on the day of release.
“But as we move into this new world of mobile computing, frequent updates and auto updates bring in new features and new functions – and that’s the way forward. It’s been really positive to see.”
Source: Tech Radar
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