In pictures: Free Android apps for BlackBerry PlayBook, 10 best downloads

RIM recently released a major software update for its BlackBerry PlayBook that enables it to run Android applications. Android-on-the-PlayBook pickings are somewhat slim right now, but there are some quality apps out there if you know where to look, starting with these 10 great free downloads.

LinkedIn for BlackBerry PlayBook

The new OS 2.0 software has some LinkedIn features built into its native Messages and Contacts applications, including the ability to see messages from LinkedIn connections and quickly find their contact information. But it doesn't offer all the functionality of the dedicated Android app. The software isn't designed for tablets, so you'll see quite a bit of blank space in the interface. But LinkedIn for Android provides a much more well-rounded LinkedIn experience than anything else I've seen on the PlayBook.

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