Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Apr 2012 12:00 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Oh RIM. Already back-peddling on the whole 'let's remove sideloading to prevent the Android chaotic cesspool', are we? PR damage control mode engaged: "We're not getting rid of side-loading on the BlackBerry PlayBook OS or in BlackBerry 10." I think I know where the real chaotic cesspool is, RIM.
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PieterGen
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2012-01-13

OK, I read the official RIM Side loading statement. It's even worse than we thought....

"I’d like to take this opportunity to set the record straight for our developer community. We’re not getting rid of side-loading on the BlackBerry PlayBook OS or in BlackBerry 10." - OK, this starts good

"Side-loading is a developer feature." - WFT? Side loading means that owners .. uh .. own their devices and that owners can put the software on it that they wish. BTW, ' side loading' is a ridiculous word. If I buy a car, I use it the way I want. If I put my groceries in the trunk, would that be ' side loading' ?

"It is definitely not there for some people to side load a pirated app." - OK, we're back home ;) Independent users EQUALS pirates. ... sigh......

"What are we doing? Starting with our next release of the BlackBerry PlayBook OS, we’re introducing a feature that will encrypt apps so they can only be run by the user who purchased the app." - Great, DRM. Yup, the worlds needs more DRM. DRM is going to save RIM !! (...sigh...)

Edited 2012-04-10 12:26 UTC

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