Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 28 Nov 2012 5:30 pm
The folks who do this sort of thing have updated the Google Apps package today, handing you a shiny new flashable to go with that 4.2.1 AOSP ROM you're about to download.
Technically a grey area, Google doesn't release their closed source applications for redistribution. Instead, they get sucked out of a phone running the current version, and blood, sweat, and scripts are used to create a...
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Because ... well, it must really see Google Apps as a threat to its Office business.
Google's stock was up 1.11 percent at mid-day at 611.36. Microsoft was up 0.16 percent at 31.30.
They say seeing is believing, but I'm still not sure what to make of this one. Google's closed applications -- the ones they keep a tight rein on and not allow just anybody to use -- apparently are available through the third-party market GetJar. Not just Gmail that you see pictured above, but Google TV remote, Maps, Search, Books -- they're all there. We're assuming that this is legitimate...
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 17 Jan 2011 10:18 am
If you went ahead and tried out any of the CyanogenMod 7 nightly builds, you've surely noticed the new Gapps builds. This is something that the fellows on the CM team has been working on as well, and it's a pretty big change from what everyone is used to. Whenever things change, we try to get on top of it all and keep you guys informed. Hit the break for the skinny, and if this is all old-hat...
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