I installed the OS 2.0 at 6:00AM EST this morning, for me, those are the features that I liked most so far:
1. Enhanced keyboard, Number Row auto shows up on most fields that I need to enter numbers and letter.
2. Ability to create category folders by drag and drop one icon to another. I know iPad has this feature too, but this is really a very important feature to organize your applications.
3. Andriod app support
The new keyboard incorporating the number pad: outstanding.
And I love the ability to use the phone as a remote for the PB. Yes, I know, strictly speaking it's not strictly an OS2 feature having arrived 8 hours earlier. In fact, at the moment it isn't really all that practical. No doubt I'll find a practical use for it eventually but at the moment I'm having great fun messing about with it.
I know others are really happy about the native email and so forth. But for me, the bridge has worked so flawlessly that the native email, calendar, etc. are really a non-event. I often have my BB without my PB but I never have the PB without the phone so that aspect of the old OS was never a problem. It worked before; it still works; I'm still happy.
Love the new keyboard and predictive text. The new UI is more polished looking. Love being able to make my own panes and folders on the homescreen. Can't really think of anything I don't like at the moment...
1. home screen customization
2. remote control
3. audio streaming
4. less checkerboard when browsing
5. adustable font size on bridge email
On the downside, My PB awakes at a touch of the screen and not the previous edge to edge swipe. Don't think this is supposed to be this way.
As observed by another poster, it awakes on tap only when plugged in but you still have to do a bezel to bezel swipe when not plugged in, I think this feature was implemented by a choice and not a bug as it makes sense, it is awkward to do a swipe it when plugged into to charging pod.
I am waiting for the "BlackBerry PlayBook Companion" for BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet OS 2.0 to be released so that I can discover all the new features and functionality. I always feels as though I am only scratching the surface with this tablet despite my own increased productivity with this fine tablet. I know two Blackberry PlayBook users whom received gifts of this tablet at Christmas will definitely enjoy the native email, contacts, and calendar features because they do not have a smartphone.
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