Android users learned a valuable lesson today. Get enough of your friends to steal the things you want, and eventually everything will be free. Just like in the movies! Oh, and Dead trigger is still 99¢ in the App Store.
Symantec researcher Irfan Asrar says two games uploaded to Google Play in late June—”Super Mario Bros.” and “GTA 3 – moscow city”—scored 50,000 – 100,000 downloads before being discovered. Steven Musil at CNET: The Trojan’s authors avoided detection during Google … Read more →
Great video from Google about its new Nexus 7 tablet. Personal and real, with executives looking relaxed and the Nexus 7 being used in a bunch of real-world scenarios. No flashy graphics, no special agents repelling down from a ceiling … Read more →
Google Nexus Q home media streamer revealed on Google Play Store for $299 | The Verge Interesting device that lets you and friends create social playlists of music and videos from Google Play, as well as YouTube videos. But the … Read more →
Benedict Evans • Fragmentation and segmentation Doesn’t get much clearer than this: Indeed, a helpful way to think about this is that Apple makes money from great apps by selling the hardware to run them, while Google loses money from … Read more →
Nexus S: Even Google can’t do Android updates – ZDNet James Kendrick: The situation with the Nexus S is not unusual, sadly, and drives home how hard major updates must be to produce for Android devices. Google produces updates directly … Read more →
Without ads, Android apps could be more than twice as power-efficient – The Verge Translation: Google’s obsession with giving away everything for free has created a top-to-bottom culture that destroys app performance and battery life for the vast majority of its … Read more →
Why the New iPad 3 May Be Slower than iPad 2. Wait, What? – Android Authority Your daily dose of iPad 3 claim chowder begins with both a “second coming of Jesus Christ” and “magical” in the first paragraph.
Mika Mobile: Our Future with Android Mika Mobile, makers of popular games like the Zombieville USA series and Battleheart, can no longer justify spending time on Android apps: Our Android apps aren’t making money. A few people took offense to … Read more →
Verizon announces 14 devices will get Android 4.0, doesn’t say when – The Verge Clock’s ticking. The only problem is: there’s no deadline. The carrier promises that a bunch of its phones and tablets from HTC, Motorola, LG, and Samsung … Read more →