The "read me" file below was included with my new Blackberry 4.1 operating system software that I downloaded and installed last week in order to activate my 7250's EVDO (which works great).
BlackBerry(R) Desktop Software Version 4.1 Readme File
PLEASE READ THE LEGAL NOTICES SET OUT AT THE END OF THIS DOCUMENT.
This document provides information on the BlackBerry Desktop
Software version 4.1
1. FIRST STEPS FOR NEW USERS
2. NEW FEATURES
1. FIRST STEPS FOR NEW USERS
For instructions on setting up your device, refer to the printed
documentation that came with your device.
2. NEW FEATURES
- Bluetooth® radio connection functionality enables a BlackBerry device that is running version 4.1 or later of the BlackBerry Device Software to communicate with BlackBerry Desktop Software running on a computer with Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 2 or later over a Bluetooth wireless radio connection. See http://www.blackberry.com/knowledgec...nodeId=1067250
for a complete list of native Windows Bluetooth transceivers that are supported in Windows XP Service Pack 2.
- PIM (Personal information management) and email redirection support for IBM® Lotus Notes® version 7.0 and IBM Lotus® Domino® version 7.0. PIM synchronization support requires an additional component download that is available in knowledge base article KB-04400 at http://www.blackberry.com/knowledgec...nodeId=1082449
- A Reset Configuration button has been added to the Desktop Manager’s Intellisync™ section that resets a user’s PIM settings to the default.
- Added IBM Lotus Notes native encryption support for receiving and viewing encrypted messages. To use Lotus Notes native encryption, the BlackBerry device must be running BlackBerry device software version 4.1 or later with a BlackBerry Enterprise Server™ for Lotus Domino version 4.1 or later. The desktop computer must be running Lotus Notes version 7.0 or later with an account on Lotus Domino version 7.0 or later.
- The Application Loader remote function has been enhanced to allow system administrators to run basic device provisioning with little or no user interaction.
- Added data import wizard that imports PIM data from a Palm®/Treo™ device or a Windows Mobile™-based device to a BlackBerry device. Contacts, calendar entries, tasks, and memos can be imported. Note that the BlackBerry Desktop Software must be running on a computer with Windows 2000 or later. For this release, the import functionality is available in the English language Desktop Software install only.
The import wizard supports the following devices:
Windows Mobile OS-based devices running Microsoft Pocket PC 2003 SE, Microsoft Pocket PC 2003, Microsoft Pocket PC 2002, Microsoft Pocket PC 2000, Microsoft SmartPhone 2003 SE, Microsoft SmartPhone 2003, or Microsoft SmartPhone 2002
Palm OS-based devices being used with Palm Desktop 4.0.1, Palm Desktop 4.1, Palm Desktop 4.1.2, Palm Desktop 4.1.4, or Palm Desktop 6.0.1
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