Thursday 1 August 2013

BlackBerry 10.1.4 upgrade now available

The new maintenance upgrade comes with some improvements and a few new additions as well.

After releasing BlackBerry OS 10.1 for the Z10 devices recently, BlackBerry has now announced the release of upgrade 10.1.4537.

The upgrade 10.1.4 comes with improved social networking features from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Along with that the upgrade also brings in two points or two factor authentication for Facebook and Twitter for added security.

As per the new security policy, work and personal accounts will now be allowed to be different on devices. Along with this the upgrade also comes with support for simple passwords, users can now add simplified password from the lock screen and work space for authentication. The simple password feature utilizes a reduced keyboard layout containing only numeric characters and allows users to set a numeric PIN for your smartphone or work space password

The upgrade also bring Next/previous message navigation shortcut with which users can use a simple gesture to quickly move to the last or next message without having to return to the full message list. To do so users have to swipe to the right and then up (like a backwards L), to move back to the previous message and Swipe to the right and then down (like an upside-down L) to move forward to the next message

After the upgrade, BlackBerry world application will have My Wish list feature. Users can add items to their wish list from a content details page and add up to 48 items to your wish list. When the 49th item is added, the first item added to the list will be automatically removed.

The upgrade 10.1.4 release has been released in Asia Pacific, Canada, and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and will be making its way to other countries by second week of August.

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