BlackBerry Tablet OS

Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope
BlackBerry Tablet OS running on a BlackBerry PlayBook

First released in April 2011, BlackBerry Tablet OS is the operating system designed by BlackBerry for its PlayBook tablet computer. It features a microkernel based on the QNX operating system that provides 100% real time multitasking.

Other BlackBerry tablet features

  • BlackBerry Bridge, allowing the tablet to connect to and share data with a BlackBerry phone
  • Video chat with other BlackBerry tablets
  • Ability to run Java applications natively
  • Support for zip archives in e-mail attachments
  • Pinch-to-zoom
  • Support for Adobe Flash and Adobe AIR applications

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