RIM Updates BlackBerry News 1.1 for PlayBook

RIM contacted us and let NerdBerry know that the BlackBerry News app for the PlayBook was updated to v1.1 Several new features to the BlackBerry News app for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet are now available. The new functionality 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

If you are interested in downloading this update you can get it from app world here.