Nokia's abandoned projects and employees, releases its first smartphone in two weeks' time. While the device runs its own mobile platform, called Sailfish OS, it might be interesting even to Android users on both a hardware and software perspective.
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BlackBerry isn't backing down on the road it has taken to support running Android apps on its own mobile platform. The company will actually even step up its game in the next iteration of the BlackBerry OS by adding significant and important features to its Android Runtime compatibility layer.
BlackBerry's new CEO seems to be quite coy when answering questions about the company adopting Android en masse, these leaked photos prove that the company is already walking down that path. If this is the real deal, we might be seeing Google Play, and therefore Android apps, running on BlackBerry devices soon.
Boy Genius Report has received several words from several sources on the following bit of news: RIM may very well be seriously considering a feature that would let BlackBerry users run Android apps on their BlackBerry devices. This is big news, especially since PlayBook is set to be a big contender in the oncoming tablet wars, with Android/BlackBerry compatibility, its power to hold the eyes of consumers may have just doubled. Research in Motion (RIM) appears to have been trying to find the road that it'd like to walk down as far as how the Java environment it's got working now will work in its upcoming QNX tablet and handsets. RIM has stated publicly that it is looking to get a Java virtual machine running on PlayBook, but they've not yet appeared to have decided what Java VM they'll end up using.