Google announced today that it will be bringing ads to the Play Store, and while that will surely annoy the majority of us, it isn't the only thing that sucks about the Play Store. From the lack of clear communication with developers to ridiculous restrictions, there are a handful of very annoying things about Google's approach. Let us know what bugs you the most about the Play Store.
First Major Update for Angry Birds
One of our favorite games, and we are sure one of yours too, is Angry Birds. The game is back with an update. Thanks to XDA Member targett for pointing this out for us.
Here is the update notice from the Angry Birds site:
Good news! We have just released the first big update for Angry Birds on Android! Download Angry Birds version 1.4.2 from GetJar or Android Market to get all the latest levels and features!
Angry Birds Android now supports QVGA graphics, so owners of devices with this compact screen size should find the game running perfectly on their phones.
Also included is the episode The Big Setup, which pits the birds against the fiendish construction yard operated by the pigs. The total number of levels is now up to 195 on the Android platform.
So, go download the update for yourself, if you have never played Angry Birds then go get it on the Android Market and pick up the addiction! Also, don’t forget to post in the discussion thread.
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