Virtual Blackberry on Windows Mobile shows its face

A long time ago, when Windows Mobile was still selling clearly more than RIM, RIM promised to create a virtual Blackberry which will bring the full Blackberry experience to Windows Mobile.

It seems that project has indeed not been abandoned, with the software showing in some pictures sent in by a tipster to

The software, called the Blackberry Application Suite, shows the full Blackberry interface, and essential software like the Blackberry Messenger which has so far never been available on the Windows Mobile platform before, even with Blackberry Connect.

The Blackberry OS is version 4.2, and while this is a bit behind the current state of the art, the current version is only 4.5, and apparently the RIM OS has just become more flaky as it aged, so that may actually be a good thing.

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