Official OS 5.0.0.591 for BlackBerry Tour 9630 to be Released by Verizon Coming Monday

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Good news for everyone waiting for this official OS to be released by Verizon, as it’s going be rolled out on Monday 11.59pm. This much awaited official release has many updates including support for Push to Talk. No words on whether it will contain BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.66 or not which was found on leaked 5.0 OS of BlackBerry Tour 9630 earlier this week.

BlackBerry Tour Software Enhancements Effective Date: 3/29/2010On the night of 3/29 at 11:59pm, Verizon Wireless introduces a new software update for the BlackBerry Tour smart phone. Users will be able to upgrade their software to version 5.0.0 release 1002 (platform 4.2.0.272/applications 5.0.0591) to receive new improvements and enhancements.Key Advantages:

  • Camera – Smoother operation in both camera and video applications.
  • Calling – Improved Bluetooth functionality for last number dialed, enhanced functionality for Voice Activated Dialing in both French and English, improved missed call log showing missed Call Waiting calls, and upgraded Call Waiting caller ID and call timer.
  • Messaging – Improved functionality for reading, sending, forwarding, and deleting SMS messages as well as corrected in-box display when in holster.
  • Bluetooth – Improvements in operation when using VZ Navigator
  • Push To Talk – Push To Talk capability Software Availability The software upgrade will first be available to customers on the night of 3/29 at 11:59 pm via the following methods: OTASL (Over The Air Software Loading) OTA User Initiated / Verizon Wireless Network Pushed Process (Poke) / Web Based Software / Desktop Manager Software Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry

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