RIM has just leaked a video showing off the Android Packager for the Blackberry Playbook. This is the tool used to convert existing APK files to BAR files.
There is a DEVCON conference happening later today and this video is being used to promote the new Android integration for the Playbook. This is a feature RIM has been talking about all year and may make the Playbook a alluring investment.
Recently Bestbuy and Radioshack both lowered the price on the Playbook to a modest $200. This puts it into the financial range of many people looking for an entry level device. Although it has been heralded as a failure so far by everyone but RIM.
In order to convert your Android Apps to the Playbook version of them you have to register to be a developer and get your special signature keys. The video below outlines most of the pressing concerns you may have.
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