Chainfire

Chainfire is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users.

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Chainfire · Apr 20, 2012 at 11:30 am · no comments

When Google Doesn’t Know the Answer in Their Own Competition, Everybody Wins

Less than a month ago, registrations opened for Google I/O 2012. It was sold out in 20 minutes. This didn't go down exactly as planned. According to Google themselves, server load immediately exceeded the number of tickets they had available. Registration was hit-or-miss, and certainly not first-come-first-serve basis, as promised. Google had also hinted that a coding challenge would be part of the registration process, so more developers and fewer swag-hunters would get in. But for reasons unknown, this didn't...

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Chainfire · Apr 1, 2012 at 09:30 am · 10 comments

[April Fools] Google Announces Second Week of Google I/O 2012

Google I/O registration opened a few days ago, and as you might have heard, was sold out in minutes. Many developers were unable to get a ticket, and this has been widely blamed on resellers (see tickets on eBay) as well as people hunting for the much coveted I/O swag. The past few years, Google have given away pretty spectacular items at I/O, and many expect this year's item to be the rumored Nexus Tablet. This alone would be reason...

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