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The Playbook can't run Android apps unless the OS is based off of Android, which it isn't.

RIM would have to include the Dalvik VM and most of Android's system resources in order to run Android apps.

I think RIM needs to just quit BBOS, port BBM to Android and just develop their own version like Sony does. If Nokia can switch to Windows Phone, RIM can switch to Android.
    
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Originally Posted by jackeyjoe View Post
The tablets war will be interesting, and tbh I don't see apple coming out on top this time
There is basically no beating Apple's price points with iPad 1 and iPad 2. That alone will secure 2011 for Apple. But... their market share will continually drop as more and more vaporware running Android is released over the coming years, just like we've seen with cell phones.

The same scenario will play out: Despite losing market share, Apple will continue to make billions of their hardware and outsell every competitor individually, while other vendors duke it out amongst themselves and barely break even.

The so-called "tablet war" will predictably have two victors: Apple and Google and no one else.
 
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