Tag Archives: Downloading

Google now lets you try out apps before downloading them in the Play Store

An unexpected, but welcome, move. Back at Google I/O 2016, Google announced something called “Android Instant Apps.” Android Instant Apps is a system that allows app developers to shrink down their applications into smaller packages that can be used without … Continue reading

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Canadian receives $1,400 Rogers bill after downloading free texting app

Ah yes, the classic tale of a seemingly innocent wireless carrier customer doing seemingly innocent things with the network, only to find that he or she is slammed with an unbelievably expensive or lengthy phone bill. Ryan Dunsmore, a 16-year-old … Continue reading

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New malware appearing in dodgy apps you shouldn’t be downloading anyway

The next time you're cruising one of the various Android app piracy forums looking for the free crack for ROM Manager or Root Explorer, be warned that you may get more than you're looking for. A new bit of malware … Continue reading

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Chrome extension allows for downloading of Android apps from Market to desktop

For those who know their way around the insides of an Android smartphone, pulling the apps off the device in their .apk form is a pretty trivial exercise. (We showed you how to do it many moons ago.) Now, thanks … Continue reading

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CM9 goodness, Downloading large files [From the Forums]

We're getting awfully close to MWC now and while the news is plentiful thoroughout the day, what MWC will bring to us all is sitting there in the back of our minds as we see the rumors start to fly … Continue reading

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