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.

Words with Friends for BlackBerry PlayBook

If you haven't at least heard of the addicting phenomenon that is Words with Friends, you should probably drag yourself out from beneath that boulder. The online game is a "digital Scrabble" of sorts, in which you play other Internet-connected friends and attempt to form words with your allotment of letters. I know, it sounds kind of boring, but it has swept the world of mobile apps by storm. (Even movie start Alec Baldwin is hopelessly addicted.) The Android app can be a bit buggy on the PlayBook at times, but it gets the job done.

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