BlackBerry Device Software v4.5 will be available later this month for BlackBerry 8700, BlackBerry Pearl 8100 Series, BlackBerry Curve 8300 Series, and BlackBerry 8800 Series. The most awaited features in BlackBerry OS 4.5 include:

HTML and Rich Text Email Rendering – HTML and rich text email messages with original formatting, letting users clearly view tables, images, font formatting and one-click hyperlinks.

Download, Save and Edit – Now users can work on Microsoft Word documents or Microsoft PowerPoint slides from virtually anywhere, by simply downloading attachments and typing. With Dataviz WordToGo and SlideshowToGo, users will enjoy many familiar features like copy and paste, change font sizes and colors, adjust bullets and numbering and more.

Free-Busy Calendar Lookup – Users can look up colleague schedules and book meetings right from their BlackBerry ® smartphones, without needing to be at their desk.