Frank McPherson discussed RIM’s announcement of Facebooka and video chat apps for the RIM PlayBook tablet.
This is part of a firmware update to the PlayBook which was released just a few weeks ago on April 19.
The v1.0.3 update will provide the following new features and enhancements in addition to the Facebook app and video chat that Frank mentioned earlier.
– BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Support via BlackBerry Bridge: This enables status updates, photo sharing, and alerts
– Document Editing via BlackBerry Bridge: The lets a person use a PlayBook to edit documents on BlackBerry phone over Bluetooth
– Home Screen Browser Bookmarks
The v1.0.3 upgrade is available for the PlayBook starting today (May 3, 2011). The update must be performed over a WiFi connection and is said to take about 15 minutes to complete.