iOS Apps Can Sort Of Run On A PlayBook

If you paid money for a BlackBerry PlayBook, we're very sorry for you. But don't be too sad -- apparently it's possible to port iOS apps so that they run on your awful piece of hardware.

A user by the name of Businesscat2000 has posted a handful of videos that show iOS apps running on a PlayBook. Understandably, his claims were met with scepticism on the CrackBerry Forums, until one user sent him an iPhone-only app, which he then got up and running on a PlayBook within an hour. Hmmm.

Sadly, this isn't going to turn your PlayBook into a piece of hardware worth owning. If it takes an expert an hour to port a single app, it's unlikely you'll be able to get it up and running. Also, the apps will only run at 480x320 resolution. Still, that doesn't take away from the fact that it's an impressive accomplishment. [Crackberry via The Verge]

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