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Friday, March 25, 2011

News: BlackBerry PlayBook to Support Android Applications

This is a good news for Blackberry enthusiasts, that have their time to wait for tablet computer (tablet PC) from Research in Motion (RIM). Blackberry Playbook, the tablet PC from RIM, will supports Java and Android application. Of course that is a wide flexibility. As you know, RIM planed to launch BlackBery Playbook in the United States and Canada on April 19, 2011.

So, BlackBery Playbook users will be able to run Android and Java applications in it tablet. However, Palybook users will not be able to download and run Android applications that is on the Android Market. Only Android applications from BlackBerry App World that can be downloaded and ran on Playbook.

The greatest convenience will be enjoyed by the developers of applications, because those who have made ​​the Java BlackBerry or Android, can easily upload their applications to the BlackBerry App World. Developers just need to repackage and re-enroll Java BlackBerry or their Android applications to the BlackBerry App World. Once the application is approved, users can directly download it on the BlackBerry App World.

For developers who want to develop specific applications for Playbook, RIM has provided Software Development Kit specialized for BlackBerry Playbook that will support the C/C++ language, HTML5, Macromedia Flash and Adobe AIR. This SDK will be available in Beta version, this summer.

While for the specific game tool developers, RIM announced that they has received supports from two game tool developers, that is Ideaworks Labs and Unity Technologies. So, developers can use cross-platform game engine to makes games on the BlackBerry Playbook.

Until now, there are more than 25 thousand Java BlackBerry applications and more than 200 thousand applications for Android OS. Playbook BlackBerry and BlackBerry Tablet OS itself is built based on QNX Neutrino microkernel architecture.

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