Android

Apps downloads hit record high in last week of December

January 3, 2012
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For the first time in a single week, more than a billion apps have been downloaded, according to a study. Analytics firm Flurry said 1.2 billion apps were downloaded in the last week of December. Activity was buoyed by the facts that many users received new devices for Christmas and firms offered discounted apps over [...]

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Indievania doesn’t want your dirty, stinkin’ money, but its indie devs might

October 2, 2011
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Indie-game developer Lee Vermeulen began Indievania with a dream, a dog and a 9 percent rate for hosting indie games — now his dream is coming true, the 9 percent rate has transformed to 0 percent and the dog has mutated into a dashing young prince (OK, maybe we lied about the dog). Just as [...]

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Android plagued by malware – McAfee

August 25, 2011
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The amount of malware targeting Android devices rose by 76 per cent in the second quarter of this year, according to research released by McAfee. That means Android is now the most popular mobile target for virus writers, overtaking Symbian for the first time. Read the full article here: Source: Rob Crossley Via Develop

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Apple accused of false evidence in Samsung injunction

August 16, 2011
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A Dutch magazine has found that Apple manipulated images in the firm’s successful application to a German court to have Samsung’s competing Galaxy Tab 10.1 banned from sale in the EU. Apple’s complaint centred not on hardware patents but rather the ‘look and feel’ of the tablet which the complaint pictured side-by-side with the iPad [...]

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