From pattern locks to the controversial face unlock, there are a number of different ways you can secure your Android phone's lockscreen. Some methods are clearly more secure than others, but it comes down to user preference at the end of the day. So, which lockscreen security type do you prefer and why?
Android App Market Expanding
About a week ago Google announced a new expansion of the Android App Market, so that developers around the world can join the Android development community. Now that Android based devices are avaliable in almost all markets globally, Google recognized their global presence and as of September 30th, 2010, the following countries can now develop and sell for the Android App Market.
- Honk Kong
- New Zealand
- South Korea
Along with that, 18 additional countries will be added to the list of countries that can purchase apps, the addition will bring the count to 32 Countries. Developers will also be able to choose if they only want to release apps to certain countries. And lastly, with the update currencies will be localized on the market. That means that you will pay in your currency and it will show the estimated price using your countries currency.
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