OS 5.0 pushed out for the Verizon BlackBerry Tour

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When it was first leaked it earned something of a reputation for being moody, but Verizon is clearly confident that BlackBerry OS 5.0.0.591 will serve Tour 9630 users well because it’s now pushing out the software OTA complete with Push-To-Talk capabilities. A truncated change-log is available after the jump, but first we have one simple question for you. How’s it feel?

  • 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 now shows missed Call Waiting calls.
    • Upgraded Call Waiting caller ID and call timer.
  • Messaging
    • Improved functionality for reading, sending, forwarding, and deleting SMS messages.
    • Corrected in-box display when device is used with a holster.
  • Media
    • Better video streaming functionality.
    • Enhanced display for MMS messages containing both video and text.
    • Improved multitasking ability while streaming and downloading videos from http://www.youtube.com
  • Basic Operations
    • Improved operation during charging.
    • Simplified key-lock functionality. A password is no longer needed unless a security timeout has occurred.
    • Improved GPS connectivity when using third-party mapping applications.
    • Push to Talk-capable

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