Mar 11, 2010 News
Recently RIM announced the launch of Blackberry Internet Service 3.0 which is expected to bring in a bunch of exciting new features on top of what Blackberry users have been receiving from their current version of BIS. Blackberry Internet Service 3.0 is scheduled for launch in EMEA on April 14th.
The biggest feature in BIS 3.0 is probably the launch of both way synchronization of Google mail account to Blackberry as it is definitely one of the features that Blackberry users have been dying for.
Here’s a roundup of the features that Blackberry user s can expect when the upgrade to BIS 3.0
- Updates to the Enhanced Google Mail plug-in for BlackBerry Smartphone’s , Now you can synchronize the Read / Unread and sent messages , and also create and manage labels through your blackberry device but The Google Mail plug-in requires BlackBerry Device Software 4.5 or higher and a Google Mail integration, using GIMAP, within BlackBerry Internet Service.So you won’t be able to avail this service if your Device software version is below 4.5
- Additional language support for Basque, Catalan, Galician, Romanian
- Now you can attach files Open Document presentations (.odp) , Open Document spreadsheets (.ods) ,Open Document text (.odt), Open Document text templates (.ott), Windows Media Audio (.wma)
- It also allows BlackBerry Smartphone users to reclaim their email address if their BlackBerry Internet Service account is ever deleted.
- BlackBerry Internet Service 3.0 is designed to support xHTML and provide BlackBerry Smartphone users with a richer user experience, allowing for the use of buttons, additional fonts and colour controls when users access and toggle their user settings.
- BlackBerry Smartphone users are required to revalidate all email accounts upon PIN changes. This includes username/password users who log in to their account through HTML, Thick Client, or xHTML (previously WAP). It also includes PIN changes that are completed through BlackBerry Internet Service Administration
- BlackBerry smartphone users will be instructed to contact their specific carrier and will be provided with carrier contact information in HTML and WAP error messages.
This service will be user friendly and easy to use , further it would help to reduce the burden of user who need to manage their mail accounts from both ends.