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Google, Keeping Android Honeycomb Source Codes a Secret

Written on March 26, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Google does the unexpected, as it keeps Android Honeycomb's source codes from developers until further notice.

The Motorola Xoom tablet does have the Android Honeycomb inside. But according to BusinessWeek, Google has no plans of releasing the Android Honeycomb source code to small hardware makers and developers due to the fear of having unpleasant results and user-experiences, especially if programmers attempt to bring the Honeycomb to phones.

According to Google Spokesperson, Andy Rubin, the “Android 3.0, Honeycomb, was designed from the ground up for devices with larger screen sizes and improves on Android favorites such as widgets, multi-tasking, browsing, notifications and customization.” He further added that “while we’re excited to offer these new features to Android tablets, we have more work to do before we can deliver them to other device types including phones.”

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Android Developers Slam Google for Lack of Copyright Protection

Written on March 22, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Google Android Market treads into unstable waters as Android developers hit them for lack of protection.

Google Android doesn’t have everything, and put anti-game copying policies into the list as well. Android developers aren’t particularly happy with their games being blatantly copied by other developers over at the Android Market, more so they aren’t happy with the way Google is handling the situation. One of who is Kevin Baker, developer of the Android game Sinister Planet, whose game has been copied and repackaged for sale by a developer named Joyworld.

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Angry Birds Flying Soon on a Windows Phone 7 Near You

Written on February 18, 2011 by Charles Bass

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For Rovio and Microsoft, let bygones be bygones.

Everyone thought that will be the end of the game’s possibilities on the WP7. However, we’re simply astounded to know from Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka that they’re simply working on a WP7 franchise of the game.

As for the pevious mistake, Vesterbacka “swears that’s now water under the bridge and that there’s no bad blood between the two companies…”

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The iOS 4.2 Beta 3 is Up

Written on October 13, 2010 by Charles Bass

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Apple's iOS 4.2 beta 3 just arrived. You can install on your devices now or why not wait for reviews in coming days?

After the iOS 4.2 beta phenomenon, let’s all make way for the newest version. iOS 4.2 beta 3 for your iPhone and iPad just made it to Apple’s developer site. Though there are still no update on changes that it will do to your device, but it is still a new version. It just need a little courage to install it on your device or better yet, wait for more days to read the reviews.

The iTunes 10.1 beta 2 is also out. New Ping madness on the way. Let us know what your iOS experience and we’ll keep you posted as well.

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Windows Phone 7 Mistakenly Claimed Angry Birds

Written on October 11, 2010 by Charles Bass

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The best seller app, Angry Birds, was seen on Windows Phone 7 Promotional image. But this occurrence was a big mistake. No wonder Rovio, the developer of the app, seems to be a little taken aback.

When technology enthusiasts caught a glimpse of the popular iPhone app, Angry Birds, on Windows Phone 7 promo, it seems that the game is coming to Microsoft’s smart phone. But the developers of the app posted a denial tweet regarding the platform. A representative sent a note to TechFlash admitting the mistake that was made.

“It appears information was mistakenly posted to Microsoft’s website, and has been removed,” the statement said.

Microsoft need the developers behind Angry Birds, particularly Rovio, in order to stay put with the league of Android and iPhone , but Rovio wasn’t happy about the news.

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iOS 4.2 Beta 2 has Landed

Written on September 29, 2010 by Charles Bass

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With lesser bugs and fewer fixes, iOS 4.2 beta 2 is up for a round of applause.

Good news! iOS 4.2 beta 2 has finally arrived. Well, if you are a developer, you are very much welcome to download it at this very moment. We are hoping that the system would be less of a hassle. There are few fixes that you might to let Apple know.

According to a registered developer of Apple, the beta 2 is much less buggy than the old version. This information is something that we should be grateful about.

If you have downloaded it already, please drop your comments below.

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