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DOSBox ported to PlayBook, allows it to run Windows 3.1

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A MS-DOS emulator called DOSBox has been ported to the BlackBerry PlayBook, allowing it to run Windows 3.1.

Dosbox for Playbook
Dosbox for Playbook

The BlackBerry PlayBook's poor sales have resulted in some big discounts this holiday season, but the fact remains that it still has some decent hardware. Thanks to a CrackBerry Forums user, the 7-inch tablet flexed its muscle by running a ported version of DOSBox, allowing the PlayBook to boot Windows 3.11 and run timeless classics like Wolfenstein 3D and Prince of Persia. Download the port to try for yourself at the source link below, and don't miss the video of DOSBox in action.