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Update to BlackBerry 10.2 to bring support for Android 4.2.2

0. phoneArena 14 Jun 2013, 02:33 posted on

You might recall that back in 2011, BlackBerry offered a way for owners of its BlackBerry PlayBook to run Android Apps on the slate, based on Android 2.3.3; for some of you, that Android build sounds like something that Thomas Edison used when he said, "Watson, come here. I need help with my router." So fast forward we go to 2013...

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posted on 14 Jun 2013, 02:41

1. ihatesmartphone (unregistered)


That's cool!!
Hoping for more improvements

posted on 14 Jun 2013, 02:58

2. mi55u (unregistered)


Is root required?

posted on 14 Jun 2013, 03:02 6

3. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)


Bb can't live without android, what a parasite

posted on 14 Jun 2013, 16:09 4

8. Potato. (banned) (Posts: 607; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)


They can live without android. But they can't live without apps.

posted on 14 Jun 2013, 03:24

4. Tsepz_GP (Posts: 797; Member since: 12 Apr 2012)


Very nice, I wonder how well the BB phones will run the apps and games though e.g. Grand Theft Auto.

posted on 14 Jun 2013, 16:10 1

9. Potato. (banned) (Posts: 607; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)


I think BB phones will run smoothly. BB 10 devices have pretty hardware.

posted on 14 Jun 2013, 05:23 2

5. cornerofthemoon (Posts: 505; Member since: 20 Apr 2010)


This could be a game changer for BB as long as the ported apps run smoothly.

posted on 14 Jun 2013, 06:11

6. dan86 (Posts: 298; Member since: 17 Mar 2012)


A happy moment for blackberry users. Hope it will stabalize their position.

posted on 14 Jun 2013, 09:33 1

7. x78_nothing (Posts: 52; Member since: 07 Feb 2013)


only if you know how great this OS (QNX) even with current version 10.1 + little tricky instagram can work flawless, temple run and many more games + apps. Just imagine next month BB10 can grab almost android apps base 4.2.2 and contrary to mostly of android user still stuck on GB or ICS or JB 4.1 lol

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