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How BlackBerry 10 Runs 28,000 Android Apps Without a Back Button

Feb 01, 2013, 12:00 (1 Talkback[s])


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The new BlackBerry 10 OS will launch with about 70,000 apps - or 100,000, if you believe what BlackBerry CMO Frank Boulben said in a Q&A at the BlackBerry 10 launch. How does a new OS get to such heights?

Well, about 40 percent of those are Android apps, BlackBerry vice president Martyn Mallick said at another Q&A at the BlackBerry 10 launch. While he didn't do the following math himself, 40 percent of 70,000 is about 28,000 Android apps running on BlackBerry 10 right now.

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