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.
Unofficial CM10 Alpha for the Mighty HD2
Just a few days ago, we brought you news of an alpha version of Jelly Bean for the seemingly immortal HTC HD2. I could sit here and yammer on for days about how magnificent the device is, and how we may never again see a device that is capable of so many wonderful things, but I won’t. If you aren’t familiar with the HD2 and just how awesome it is, there’s something very wrong with you.
Never one to lag behind other devices, it was only a matter of time before the development community picked up that ball and ran with it. XDA Recognized Developer sportsstar89 has done just that, and given the device it’s first unofficial version of CyanogenMod 10. While this build is still in a very early stage and is bound to have a few bugs and quirks, it’s certainly usable. It also serves as a great base for those looking to build further development work and help porting effots. It’s currently only compatible with the CLK bootloader, so those of you using MAGLDR will need to switch if you want to test this out.
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