If you are familiar with Xiaomi, you might have heard that they are not the most compliant when it comes to the General Public License that makes the core of Android open to us. The terms of the GPLv2 state that since the Android kernel is based on the Linux kernel, which is licensed under GPL,v2 Android has to be open-source for everyone to study or modify, and those that modify the Android kernel have to make their sources immediately available for...
Pokemon Game for Android – Beta
The days of your youth can be relieved! Thanks to XDA member jenod for developing a simple Pokemon battle game. It is pretty simple and does have some instructions for installation. jenod does not have a device and needs testers for the app, so if you want to test the game and have a bit of fun doing it, go right ahead and download it from the discussion thread and leave your feedback for him. The instructions for downloading / installing are:
- download the PokemonGmaeWVGA.apk file
- put the file in Android\AndroidApps
Some users have already reported successes with it. So,go check it out in the discussion thread and let us know how it works!
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