BlackBerry OS6 for Desktop

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 08-11-2010
BlackBerry Desktop Software 6 has been available in Beta form since July, but today marks its commercial release on the eve of the BlackBerry Torch debut. According to RIM, its new desktop software features an updated interface and a user-friendly menu for syncing, managing and updating BlackBerry smartphones. It also makes it simple to add or remove applications or other files.

Desktop Software 6 is compatible with Microsoft Outlook, Windows Calendar, IBM Lotus Notes and Yahoo, and allows users to synchronize Organizer information between a PC and handset.

The Torch is the first BlackBerry smartphone to feature the BlackBerry 6 OS, as well as to pair a dedicated RIM keypad with a multi-touch display.

Read the full eWeek article for more on BlackBerry OS6 for Desktop.