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RIM to end side-loading on PlayBook – cites piracy concerns

0. phoneArena posted on 09 Apr 2012, 09:41

RIM has announced that it will drop support for side-loading apps. Alec Saunders, Vice President of Developer Relations at RIM, made the announcement on Twitter and then cited piracy concerns as the driving force behind this decision...

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posted on 09 Apr 2012, 10:14 2

1. eaxvac (Posts: 328; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)

Sinking ship? No thanks.

posted on 09 Apr 2012, 10:36 3

2. Phoneguy007 (Posts: 218; Member since: 02 Jun 2011)

and i was just thinking to myself ...if only bb would allow google play on thier devices they just might live!

posted on 09 Apr 2012, 11:51 1

3. Republican (Posts: 99; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)

Good. Make the rabble pay for what they want to use. If they can't afford it,there is always the public library.

posted on 09 Apr 2012, 12:55 2

4. jump454 (Posts: 5; Member since: 20 Feb 2012)

chaotic = blackebrries reasoning for having the least ammount of apps. if you have only one choice, its much easier to choose.

posted on 09 Apr 2012, 17:10

5. belovedson (Posts: 1052; Member since: 30 Nov 2010)

rim your getting annoying. just bring the play store into the bb world or unlock the bootloader so we can customize our tablets or run a different os. im getting sick of waiting for the apps i use on android to be ported over.

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