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Experts Divided On Fortnite's Avoidance Of Google Play Store

5 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Epic Games' decision to circumvent the Google Play Store with its upcoming release of Fortnite for Android is still polarizing the gaming industry as not even individual app insight companies appear to be able to reach an internal consensus on the matter. One such firm is Apptopia whose founder and COO Jonathan Kay and communications lead Adam Blacker already had a lot of back-and-forth over the surprising development, as the former recently revealed in a Medium article.
“The move feels more like a PR stunt than an actual well thought out business decision,” argues Mr. Kay, pointing to...
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Google Play shows warning to anyone searching for Fortnite APKs

5 monthes ago   |   By Beta News

The arrival of Fortnite on Android has not only been eagerly awaited, but also steeped in controversy. In addition to making the game a Samsung exclusive , Epic Games decided to bypass Google Play and host APK downloads on its own servers. But this isn't going to stop people looking for Fortnite in the Play Store. Google is well aware of this, and that there is the potential for fake, scam apps to appear, tricking users into downloading something malicious. As such, the company is taking action, and is showing a warning to anyone who searches...
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You can now sign up to play Fortnite for Android on non-Samsung devices

You can now sign up to play Fortnite for Android on non-Samsung devices

5 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

If you've been patiently waiting to have a go at Fortnite on Android on your mobile phone, then get yourself to the Epic Games website , where you can sign up for the beta - though you might still have to wait a while for the invite to filter through. Having originally been restricted to Samsung phones, including the newly unveiled Galaxy Note 9 , the game can now be played on a host of other Android devices, including phones from Google, LG, Razer, Essential, Nokia, OnePlus and several others. Check the sign up page to see if your device is included. How long you'll have to hang on for...
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Fortnite Android Beta Lands On Non-Samsung Handsets

5 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Many have been waiting for the Fortnite Android beta to arrive on non-Samsung devices. The Android port of the popular game had been exclusively released for Samsung smartphones for a few days after the Galaxy Note 9's announcement on August 9th. The beta is now available for devices from other manufacturers but there's a catch.
It was previously confirmed by Epic Games that it will not be distributing the title through the Google Play Store. Android users will have to download the Fortnite Installer application from Epic's website which will then download the game on their devices. It was...
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The best Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus cases

The best Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus cases

The unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S10 is nigh - about a month away, in fact. We'll know all the facts for sure when the company officially reveals the device at the Unpacked... Read more ...

Early Android Q build leaks with Dark Mode, focus on privacy, and much more

Early Android Q build leaks with Dark Mode, focus on privacy, and much more

If Google sticks to its past schedule, the first Android Q developer preview should land towards the middle of March. And ahead of this, the folks over at XDA Developers have... Read more ...

Chrome OS Linux apps to gain access to Android ‘Play files' folder

Chrome OS Linux apps to gain access to Android ‘Play files' folder

Chrome OS is rapidly becoming a serious player in the Linux field. Now, Google seems to be further integrating the Linux app support with the existing Android app support by... Read more ...

Apple to Cut Back on New Hires Following Disappointing Holiday iPhone Sales

Apple to Cut Back on New Hires Following Disappointing Holiday iPhone Sales

Apple plans to cut back on hiring for some divisions of the company after disappointing iPhone sales during the holiday season, reports Bloomberg . Apple CEO Tim Cook shared... Read more ...

Report: DOJ pursuing criminal charges against Huawei for theft of tech

Report: DOJ pursuing criminal charges against Huawei for theft of tech

Enlarge / A Seattle jury found Huawei liable in a civil lawsuit brought by T-Mobile for theft of robotic tech. Now the DOJ is ready to file criminal charges. In the wake of a... Read more ...

2019 iPhone Could Feature 10MP Front Camera, 10MP and 14MP Rear Lenses, No USB-C

2019 iPhone Could Feature 10MP Front Camera, 10MP and 14MP Rear Lenses, No USB-C

Apple's 2019 iPhones could feature upgraded front-facing and rear cameras, redesigned internal layouts, and Lightning ports, according to new details known leaker Steve... Read more ...

Google Maps appears to be testing speed trap icons w/ audible alerts...

Google Maps appears to be testing speed trap icons w/ audible alerts, rolling out for some users

Slowly but surely, Google Maps has been testing some useful reporting features similar to what's seen in Waze. Now, it appears Google Maps is testing out new speed trap alerts... Read more ...

Android Q leaks in early build w/ system-level ‘Dark mode,' improved...

Android Q leaks in early build w/ system-level ‘Dark mode,' improved permissions privacy, more

For the past several years, Google has released Developer Previews for the next major version of Android in March. Ahead of that, an early build of Android Q has leaked... Read more ...

Motorola RAZR to return this year as a foldable phone with a hefty price tag...

Motorola RAZR to return this year as a foldable phone with a hefty price tag says new report

Launched in 2004, the Motorola RAZR was the most popular clamshell cellphone ever, selling more than 130 million units over its four years on the market. Even after the Apple... Read more ...

Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS Not Compatible With iPhone X

Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS Not Compatible With iPhone X

Apple yesterday debuted new Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, and review units are in the hands of members of the media. Many iPhone X users have been... Read more ...