Been wondering when the elusive BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 release would go official? If the leaked slide above is accurate, we could see the 2.1 update go live tomorrow (October 3rd). The new update will include the following:

  • Allows PIM (Messages, Calendar, Contacts) to be viewed in portrait orientation
  • PIM – Deep Folder Hierarchy. Previously, if a customer had multiple nested folders within email
  • Allows for WiFi to be used for Bridge between 2 devices if they’re on the same WiFi network
  • BlackBerry Bridge will now support viewing SMS messages on the PlayBook
  • Print to Go will now work across different networks
  • Android apps will now be run in separate windows instead of one window for every Android app
  • Android apps will now have the ability to use the PlayBook camera
  • A customer will now be able to make in-app payments within Android apps

Are you excited to finally get OS 2.1 on your PlayBook? NFC is currently not enabled on the 4G PlayBook. Though, we’ve heard it is supposed to be enabled in the 2.1 update. We’ll see soon enough. Get ready to start mashing those ‘check for update’ buttons!

via MobileSyrup