The 10.2.1 update to the Blackberry OS

BlackBerry is putting its remaining hopes on Android, although now not in the means you suppose. As an alternative of incorporating Android into its smartphones, the firm’s forthcoming 10.2.1 update to its BlackBerry working gadget will toughen native Android apps.

And to make positive that it has sufficient purposes for its customers, the firm has been coming near builders to add their apps to a new part on its on-line app retailer, BlackBerry World.

The information comes from a file from Net web page Good e-Reader, which claims to have spoken to at least 4 totally different recreation builders at CES closing week to acquire this data.

May the addition of Android apps be sufficient to keep the in poor health smartphone maker? We’ll to find out after the firmware is launched — optimistically, somewhat than later.