Another busy week for Android-kind. The big news from the past seven days is that Google has swallowed Motorola Mobility whole, forking out a cool $12.5billion for the privilege.
In security news, top dog cruelty app Dog Wars – now deleted from Android Market and every other right thinking app store in the world – has been hacked by PETA, or rather an old version of it has, according to Symantec.
And, it turns out, the top 10 Android apps account for 43% of total Android usage. A huge kick in the teeth for first time developers looking to make their millions on Android. For shame.
But without doubt our favourite story of the week is the news that Blackberry managed to inadvertently advertise an Android handset in its BB7 fan night video. Priceless.
Given the title of this post, it’d be remiss of us not to mention the five Android apps of the headline. So here they are… read more