Blackberry 10 users are probably pretty satisfied with the operation system as it is, but there is an undeniable fact which is how much a lot of us rely on Google’s products and services, such as its search engine, Gmail, Google Drive, and etc., so the question is will we be seeing any of those apps make it way onto Blackberry 10 in the future? Well the good news is that Google is not closed off to the idea, but the bad news is that it does not look like those apps will be released anytime soon. Speaking at D11, head of Android and Chrome at Google, Sundar Pichai, said that when the Blackberry 10 platform begins to gain more users, only then will Google start building dedicated apps for the platform.
This was in response to a question being asked as to why Google decided to build dedicated apps, such as Gmail, Google Maps, Google Drive, and etc. for iOS and Android, but not for Windows Phone and Blackberry. According to Pichai, “We want to reach as many people as possible […] For platforms that don’t have that many users at scale, we have great HTML5 apps. If they get more users, we will make apps.”