BlackBerry 10.2 brings Android Hardware Acceleration

When BlackBerry 10 devices first launched we were all very aware that it was utilizing the Android 2.3.3 Runtime, or Gingerbread for those familiar with the names.  However there were promises from BlackBerry that an updated Android Runtime, Android 4.2 or Jelly Bean, would be arriving sometime this summer.  Now that we have seen the […]

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App Converter Coming to BB10 – Eliminates Sideloading

Every version of BB10 has supported Android apps by “sideloading” the .bar files on your device. BlackBerry 10.2 is slated to launch this month with Jelly Bean support so users can install the latest versions of the popular android apps that are available.  Unfortunately BB10 still does not have a native converter that is built […]

BlackBerry Android Runtime Set to Receive Update to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean in June

With BlackBerry Jam Americas in full swing and the developers getting more and  more information, BlackBerry let it be known today that the BlackBerry Android  Runtime will be receiving an update soon to Android 4.2,2 Jelly Bean. This update  will take the Android Runtime from Gingerbread 2.3.3 all the way up to 4.2.2. This  is […]

BlackBerry Android Runtime Set to Receive Update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

With BlackBerry Jam Europe in full swing and the developers getting more and more information, BlackBerry let it be known today that the BlackBerry Android Runtime will be receiving an update soon to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. This update will take the Android Runtime from Gingerbread 2.3.3 all the way up to 4.1. This is […]

RIM strategically tracking the source of Android for BB10

A great deal of discussion has been made as to whether the Android Runtime implementation on Playbook was really worth RIMS time or the consumers for that matter. While being able to run Android apps on Playbook sounds great, it leaves a lot to be desired as it stands right now. There is no native access to […]