Devs in your building of application for the new BlackBerry 10 devices note that when building applications for the BlackBerry Q10 that you will be dealing with a smaller screen. If you are planning to port over your Android applications to BlackBerry 10, both the BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 support icons with a size of 114 x 114 [...]
There are a few apps that you need to have to be considered a real player in consumer side of the mobile market. One of those apps is Instagram, and we had been told that it would be coming to BlackBerry 10, however it now seems that it will only be coming as an Android [...]
RIM has held several events to help developers bring their apps over to BlackBerry 10. They have now announced that they will be holding a virtual Android Port-A-Thon to help developers of Android applications to bring their apps over to BlackBerry 10.
We all know that the Blackberry Playbook can support Android Application and can be sideloaded to the Playbook either using the DDPB install or Local Bar2 application, the only drawback is the ability to get the selected bar files to begin with, now with PlayBook .apk to .bar Converter a new site that allows you [...]
RIM Wants your Android Apps Submitted by Monday, February 6th, 2012. RIM is really pushing for developers to have their Android applications submitted to App World for the launch of the Playbook OS 2.0!At CES 2012 in Las Vegas, we previewed the upcoming BlackBerry® PlayBook™ OS 2.0 software, which is designed to have the BlackBerry® [...]
This video shows off the power of the Playbook and its capabilities using the Honeycomb and Gingerbread launchers. See how it works, running different apps after the break.
Kindle and many other Android apps now working on the PlayBook thanks to the Android Player Repackaging Tools
With the release of the developer beat of the PlayBook os 2.0 update we now have the ability to load Android apps that have been converted from .APK files to .BAR files. Among them the Kindle app has been converted and will now work on your PlayBook, this is especially nice considering Amazon is getting [...]
With DevCon underway the much anticipated new OS, BBX has finally been officially announced and develops can now access the new Native Plabook Tablet OS SDK that includes Android Apps via Blackberry Runtime. Additional announcements and highlights from BlackBerry DevCon Americas 2011 include: – BlackBerry WebWorks and HTML5 apps compatible with current BlackBerry smartphones and tablets [...]
RIM is making it pretty easy for Android app developers to get their apps on the Playbook and Blackberry smart phones. So easy in fact, it’s a big part of their upcoming conference. There is a dedicated area called App Express where this will be going on.
According to reports by Bloomberg, the highly anticipated QNX powered smartphones that RIM has been working on, will also run Android apps. Bloomberg reported this today, and states that RIM will be adding the ability in an attempt to attract users back that have switched to Android or iOS for the extensive app catalogs that both [...]
N4BB has posted a nice “How To” install Android Apps on your PlayBook. Here is how to do it: Download the Software: Android SDK - install platform tools (first option) Java JDK
RIM has finally posted some answers to questions we have had when it comes to Java-based, Android apps and native SDK on the PlayBook. RIM has mentioned the Android Player will support Android 2.3 at launch and “we intend to update the player based on market needs.” They have stated “application player for BlackBerry Java-based [...]
We have already heard about RIM’s rumored plans to run Android applications on the BlackBerry PlayBook. Bloomberg states that RIM has changed their mind on using the Dalvik Virtual Machine on the Blackberry PlayBook based on some patent disputes happening between Oracle Corp. and Google. They are going to go a different route but have [...]