BlackBerry News App for the PlayBook Updated To 1.1

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Reading the news is one of the more enjoyable experiences on the PlayBook and the BlackBerry News app is one of the best apps for it. With the BlackBerry ID, your news feeds are synced from the smartphone to the tablet, and the only remaining piece is desktop sync or integration with Google Reader.

The latest update to the News app includes:

  • Portrait mode support for all screens
  • “Read” articles are marked as such
  • “New” content indicator on home screen
  • Ability to update channels through data tethering
  • Ability to switch channels in magazine view
  • In the article view, ability to go to previous/next article
  • View a feed immediately after subscribing to it

Check out the News app in App World.