With Blackberry 10.2.1 you can not only run Android APK files directly in BB10, you can also apparently have access to the full Android UI by simply installing a 3rd party launcher.
The BBM team announced that a release that also supports Gingerbread phones is now in beta, with a target launch for February.
BlackBerry announced that new features are coming next year to its over 40 million BBM users on Android and iOS.
Blackberry has now announced that it is partnering up with LG to offer Blackberry Messenger preinstalled on select LG devices starting with the G Pro Lite.
Over the weekend, a new rumor popped up claiming that Play Store support was coming to the latest Blackberry update. Blackberry has since denied the rumor — but other rumors and leaks suggest something Android-y might still be coming to BB10.
A set of images seems to suggest that BlackBerry 10.2.1 will come with Google Play Store support, although nothing is official just yet.
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BBM for Android is finally out! After a long time waiting, the service makes its somewhat triumphant return. Is it worth using? Here’s our full review.
For those of you who are new to BBM for Android, BlackBerry prepared some helpful hands-on video to get you up and running. Check them out.
After several fake apps, delays and plenty of other drama – BBM for Android is finally rolling out starting today! Keep in mind that the app will require a semi-convoluted activation process in order to work, though.