Research in Motion’s BlackBerryPlayBook
product manager, Michael Clewley, has confirmed through his Twitter
page that the company is planning to release a beta version of its 2.1
Playbook OS by the “end of May.” After signing up as a BlackBerry
developer, the update will be pushed to eligible devices once it is
released. The company’s previous update brought native contacts, calendar and email to the tablet. Details surrounding the PlayBook OS 2.1 beta are not yet available.