How to install MIT AI2 Companion (AppInventor) on the PlayBook
This a short guide how to do that.
Installing BAR files directly from the computer to the tablet, a.k.a. sideloading, is done through an additional app.
The app is available for download on other websites.
DOWNLOAD: DDPB – Load Android Apps on Playbook and Blackberry 10
There are also guides how to work with te app as well as other useful tips.
ARTICLE: Side Load PlayBook Apps (Windows)
NOTE: Installing the DDPB may cause issues – error asking for Microsoft .Net framework version 2.0 or compatible.
SOLUTION: DDPB asking for Microsoft .NET framework 2, already have 4 (Windows 8)
The original Android APK files should be converted into BlackBerry PlayBook BAR files.
TOOL: PlayBook .apk to .bar converter
Simply download the BAR file and add it the DDPB, the press the “install” button.
Other Tools: localbar2