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stephhh
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎09-23-2012
My Device: PlayBook 2.0.1 358

Apps

I have just got a PlayBook 2.0.1. Please can someone tell me in plain English if you can use android applications or have I bought the equivalent of a betamax recorder? 

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jarviser
Posts: 1,625
Registered: ‎02-28-2012
My Device: Two PB's

Re: Apps

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There are many android apps in the App World, though you would not know which ones are.

 

You can also "sideload " Android apps that have been converted to .bar files.  If you want details go to goodereader.com or come back and ask.

 

Betamax was a superior technology displaced by better marketing of an inferior one.  So in that respect there is a risk that poor marketing may fail BB but not poor product.

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stephhh
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Registered: ‎09-23-2012
My Device: PlayBook 2.0.1 358

Re: Apps

Thanks. I now have more of an idea of what is available and how to go about things.