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Advanced Users: Video Tutorial on PlayBook Jailbreaking & Loading Android Marketplace

  Patrick let us know about a video done by MapleLeafsVideos on how to use Dingleberry to jailbreak the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 developer beta and load up Android Marketplace. There really isn’t much end users can do with this more than what they could already do with converted APK to BAR files but still…


Android Market, Email, & Google Apps Shown Off on BlackBerry PlayBook

  The Dingleberry team has been showing off what exactly you can pull off with their Dingleberry exploit. Thom let me know that one of the Dingleberry devs, @neuralic, posted a nice video showing off how he got Android Market, Android email, and Android Google Apps onto the PlayBook. In his demo he is using…


Advanced Users: Dingleberry Jailbreak v2.1 Persists Root Access With Latest BlackBerry PlayBook OS

The Dingleberry team just followed through with their confirmation of jailbreaking RIM’s first attempt to keep them out by patching the Samba exploit. The latest PlayBook OS has been jailbroken in a way using a new exploit. According to one of the devs on the Dingleberry team, @cmwdotme, this jailbreak actually has you downgrading…


Advanced Users: Dingleberry Jailbreak Allows for Android Market Install

When I say this is for advanced users I REALLY REALLY mean it. If you are uncomfortable with the command line or simply find these instructions complex just leave it be for now. When Dingleberry was released we mentioned that it just gave you root privileges as of now but it would be up to…


Advanced Users: Dingleberry BlackBerry PlayBook Root Exploit Beta Released

UPDATE: Beta 0.3 of Dingleberry is now available For those of you who were patiently waiting for @cmwdotme to release the Dingleberry exploit you can now rejoice. They have made the root exploit available on their site It is available for Windows users now in beta form and will be coming to Macs soon…


A Little Explanation of How LocalBar Works to Locally Install Bar Files

In case you have been playing with LocalBar on your PlayBook all weekend you may be interested in this. Yohan, the developer of LocalBar, posted on his blog offering a bit of insight into how LocalBar works and what it does. In essence he is replicating the sideloading process from a PC by performing it…


LocalBar App Installs BAR Files Directly from your BlackBerry PlayBook

  We are getting one step closer to being able to easily install PlayBook applications OTA just like current BlackBerry smartphone apps. Until now RIM has forced us to load apps only through App World or by using a convoluted sideloading method which requires a PC and quite a few steps. Now Yohan aka TinyHack…


Crowdsourced List of Android Apps That Work on the PlayBook OS 2.0 Beta (Sideloading)

Since the Android Player for the PlayBook leaked out and then officially came out in the public OS 2.0 beta users have been looking for which Android apps work on the PlayBook. There were quite a few lists being created and a few repositories of popular apps but now we seem to have something better….

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