BlackBerry 7.1 update hits Philippine Bold 9900 customers, brings NFC and mobile hotspot capabilities


RIM has just informed us that Philippine owners of BlackBerry Bold 9900s can now download the 7.1 update for their phones. The new update brings NFC functionality via BlackBerry Tag, which allows NFC equipped BlackBerry devices to exchange information via a simple tap. Additionally, the new update also gives users the ability to turn their BlackBerry devices into a mobile hotspot, useful for sharing mobile internet with notebooks and other devices. Users can go to or use the BlackBerry desktop download manager.

Source: BlackBerry