Install Android Apps On BlackBerry Playbook [How To]

We just covered a post on the Android App player for the BlackBerry Playbook that has been leaked on the internet for download, and while that had most Playbook owners and even non owners captured in excitement, a lot of you might be wondering about how to get all those Android apps on the Playbook? Lucas Atikins at N4BB has just released a nifty little guide on how you can install Android apps on the device.

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Android App Player Beta For BlackBerry PlayBook Leaked! [Download]

Announced in March and demoed at BlackBerry World 2011, the alternate ‘app player’ for RIM’s maiden tablet seems to be nearing its release. That’s right. We’re talking about the very app player that will allow you to run Android apps on your BlackBerry PlayBook. A few hours ago, a link to a beta version of the app appeared on the BlackBerry website, within the changelog of BlackBerry Desktop Manager. The linked page was taken down shortly after, but not before the app was spread across multiple file-hosting websites. The beta version of Android App Player, as it seems, comes packed with stock Android apps. Other apps will have to be downloaded from BlackBerry App World, that is, once they’ve been ported over to the platform by their developers. The app simulates Android home, menu and back buttons with bezel gestures. The on-screen back button that was part of the app during its first demo has been replaced by a bottom-left swipe gesture in the beta. Download links after the break. Read More