Speculation: RIM implemented the Android Runtime to ‘Force’ Developers onto BlackBerry 10

While the title sounds a bit brash hear me out. RIM could have struck up a  deal with Android/Google to give us support to Google Play Store on our PlayBooks. Instead they built in a half-ass Dalvik runtime that essentially emulates the Android environment. Why? We know RIM is tracking the source of Android and is planning […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0.1 Security features explained

When Alec Saunders first made a statement regarding how RIM was going to do to curb piracy on the PlayBook everyone assumed that RIM was going to eliminate side-loading of apps.  Saunders was in fact not referring to side-loading, but rather the efforts that have been baked into the PlayBook OS 2.0.1 update to help […]