BlackBerry PlayBook OS2 Is Available to Download

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As predicted, RIM's attempt to salvage the PlayBook—an updated operating system—is available today. Now, basic tablet functionality can be had by PlayBook users: e-mail, calendar and contacts programs, as well as a scattering of ported Android apps. The update is available now, via the PlayBook's Software Updates menu. [RIM via The Verge]

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jchonan
JC needs a vacation

I thought they were calling OS/2 something like "ecomstation" now? Rexx was handy and all, and the limited Windows app compatability is nice, but I don't get why they'd want to port that to the PlayBook..