Earlier this week, Adobe issued an update for Adobe Flash Player, which addresses an issue that affects all systems running Flash
. While there are no known reports of any BlackBerry PlayBook users being affected by the Adobe Flash issue, all BlackBerry PlayBook users to update to this newest version of the BlackBerry Tablet OS.
As such, a new version (version 18.104.22.1682) of the BlackBerry Tablet OS will soon be available to all tablet users, which contains an updated version of Adobe Flash Player within it. This free update can be downloaded OTA (over-the-air) from your BlackBerry PlayBook.
How to update your BlackBerry PlayBook
Existing users will automatically receive a software update notification on the BlackBerry PlayBook status ribbon, or they can check for the software update at any time in the settings menu under Software Updates. Users who purchase and activate a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet on or after Sunday, June 12 will automatically be updated to v22.214.171.1242 or later as part of the BlackBerry PlayBook setup process and no further update is required.