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[CB] Press Release: ANDROID APPS on PLAYBOOK!!!

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In addition to announcing the long awaited C/C++ Native Development Kit for the PlayBook, RIM announced support for existing BlackBerry apps and Android Apps.

Android apps won't come from Android Marketplace itself, but rather Android developers will simply have to repackage, code sign and submit their BlackBerry Java and Android apps to BlackBerry App World from where users will be able to download the apps. The Android and BlackBerry OS apps will run within what RIM has dubbed an "app player" on the device.
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Interesting. Looks like it won't run android apps per say, but it's just that they made it exceptionally easy to port. Wonder if this will take off.
    
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Awesome, this is great news for consumers - I've seen some of the more recent videos of the PlayBook and it's looking really slick.
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HP WebOS should do like this.
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