Most of this article doesn't only apply to Telegram+ -- it just happens to be an example that got a lot of coverage elsewhere, with many authors or commentators putting the full blame on Google, Telegram, the Telegram+ developer or even WhatsApp Inc (eh?). In this article, we'll try to look at the different aspects to provide a clear view of what actually happened, and what can (and hopefully will) improve with regards to developers in general and the Play...
Nexus 7 Giveaway, XDA Partners with Swappa, and Helping a Community Member! – XDA Developer TV
The Ubuntu Touch developers and the developers here are collaborating on porting Ubuntu Touch. That story and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. The special community bulletin talking about Ryan Scott is mentioned as well. Jordan then talks about TWRP 184.108.40.206 and its extras and the Swappa and XDA partnership.
Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer TK talks about making backups of Android software, XDA Senior Moderator jerdog released a highlights of the first XDA Roundtable event and XDA Developer TV Producer TK released an app review of Sidebar. Additionally, Jordan talks about the subscriber contest we are having here on XDA Developer TV. Pull up a chair and check out this video. Finally, be sure to check out all the other news from XDA-Developers.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Special Community Bulletin: Please Help Ryan Scott (ChiefzReloaded)!
- TWRP 220.127.116.11 Comes Loaded with Extra Sauce
- Android Beam Capable File Manager – Introducing File Beam
- XDA Developers and Ubuntu Touch
- XDA Makes Swappa Its Official Marketplace:
- [CONTEST] XDA Developer TV 100,000 Subscribers Contest – Win a Nexus 7
- Android Basics 101: Backing Up Your Apps and Data – XDA Developer TV
- XDA Roundtable Highlights: DMCA & Franco’s Kernel – XDA Developer TV
- App Review: Fast App Switching with Sidebar – XDA Developer TV
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