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iOS Apps on PlayBook - Can RIM benefit from this?
Or is there some legal issue or something?
Do you think RIM will somehow take advantage of this? Cause I see how it could entice iOS developers to make a little extra cash by having their apps on one more platform (blackberry), so will this happen?
Or will RIM see it as to "sketchy" and unprofessional?
I think it's really cool but I'm just asking if RIM will have anything to do with it in the future.
- 06-17-2012, 01:16 AM #11
Can't be stopped
"Nothing is stronger than an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo
Not Apple, with it's money, political influence and lawyers can stop this now. The proof of concept has been shown. While it is likely Apple's attorneys have already sent a cease and desist letter, the idea will likely be pursued in academia around the world, where Apple can't stop it.
Do they hear that out in Cupertino? That is the sound of garden walls crumbling.
RIM has the chance to offer the ultimate in freedom...choice. Devs can use any number of application development options. Users will be able to select apps for BB10, Android and maybe iOS. Windows is a hold out but, I would argue it has been rendered moot now.A new paradigm is coming. Can you feel the shifting zeitgeist?
- 06-17-2012, 02:50 AM #12
So, when a smart Alec developer offers BBM to run on iOS that would be cool right?I sent the club a wire stating "Please accept my resignation. I don't want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member." - Groucho Marx
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- 06-17-2012, 07:15 AM #13
Please, please do itA new paradigm is coming. Can you feel the shifting zeitgeist?
- 06-17-2012, 08:46 AM #14
An app that is tied to hardware as tightly as BBM will be hard to make device agnostic. A stand alone game is obviously do able as the developer has shown. How will Apple even know if an app submitted to RIM contains iOS code in a wrapper?
- 06-17-2012, 09:14 AM #15
Like some iOS and BB apps, any app tied to the ecosystem is probably not going to run in another ecosystem. This is certainly true of BB because data is signed with a certificate issued by BES/BIS. I don't know if that is true of Apple. That is, if you tried to run an app like App World on an Android device, it would not work even if the app actually ran.A new paradigm is coming. Can you feel the shifting zeitgeist?