BlackBerry phones 'to run Android apps' BlackBerry-maker Research in motion sales looks progressively prone to offer Android compatibility on its forthcoming phones. Lady using Blackberry phone The move would address critique that BlackBerry doesn't have enough programs by permitting the products to operate individuals designed for Google's rival Android operating-system. It might also lessen RIM's find it difficult to persuade designers to create applications particularly for BlackBerry. Read more [...]
One of the cool things from PlayBook OS 2.0 was that it brought about the ability to run Android apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook. However, it got quite annoying if you needed to run a few Android ported apps at the same time as they would all run in the same window, making it hard for you to jump between them. With BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 dropping yesterday, the update now allows for Android apps to run in their own window, making it a lot easier to go between them if you needed to. Now that Read more [...]
With Research In Motion unveiling last week its latest flagship smartphone, the BlackBerry Torch 9800, as well as its new operating system, BlackBerry 6, competition in the mobile-device market has heated up for consumers and business users alike. From a business perspective, BlackBerrys have dominated the corporate world for the past decade. However, the tides are slowing changing due to the release of Apple's iPhone and of course Google's Android operating system, which being used by many mobile-device Read more [...]
RIM Demos BlackBerry Runtime for Android Apps Today at BlackBerry DevCon, RIM demonstrated how it easy it is to turn an Android application into one which runs on the PlayBook tablet under PlayBook OS 2.0 and later under the upcoming BBX operating system. On stage, RIM Director Handheld Architecture Rajeev Mohindra and Senior Architect Strategic Initiatives Kamen Vitanov showed three apps that had been successfully ported from Android to PlayBook OS 2.0 without a single code change. The first Read more [...]
Like it or loathe it, BBM is a hugely popular IM service with a large, active, userbase. Sunil Lalvani, managing director for BlackBerry India, apparently confirmed in an interview with IBN Live that BlackBerry Messenger will launch on Android in the next two months.
When seeking to clarify his comments, and whether BBM would be available before the end of the September, IBN Live noted that Lalvani’s “response was in the affirmative.”
The current version of BBM, version 7.0.1 released Read more [...]