RIM's PlayBook to support Android apps

RIM's PlayBook to support Android apps
We have already heard that the BlackBerry PlayBook may run Android apps, but now we have it from a far more reliable source - during an MWC demo of the tablet, a RIM representative mentioned that "we will also support Android apps".

The fact this information is coming straight from someone at the Canadian company is refreshing in itself, and proves it's most likely true.

It is anticipated that the tablet will be launched in March this year, and Verizon will be one of its US carriers.

You can watch the above-mentioned MWC video demonstration below.

source: CrackBerry (Twitter) and CrackBerry



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5 Comments

1. Sprtwirelessrep unregistered

Sprint, and all other nationwide carrier getting it. Can't wait to get it, plus during that time touchscreen blackberry phones support andriod apps hopefully. excited

2. clevername

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jul 11, 2008

Hmm. I guess it's just a way to be lazy about app development and making their own sdk

3. p0rkguy

Posts: 685; Member since: Nov 23, 2010

If I were them, I wouldn't waste money trying to make their own sdk either. It's more efficient to use another than to build yours from ground up and end up losing due in competition. Would a lawyer buy a house or would they try to build their own?

4. luis_lopez_351

Posts: 951; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

the beatles in mobile form xD

5. Goldeneye

Posts: 419; Member since: Jan 22, 2011

Good RIM then support the whole Android OS next and you're be back in the game!

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