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Pick of the week links for Google Android users

Filed under: google android — December 21, 2012

Magazines in Google Play store in the UK – yes, magazines are now available in the Google Play store. Choose wisely as some subs are more expensive then their counterparts if you go to the magazine’s website (example: .Net magazine)

BBC to up its game for Android’s users – BBC’s head of iPlayer, Daniel Danker, answers questions about the state of BBC’s iPlayer app for Android and what he has in store for the future.

Apple v Samsung: Judge rejects Apple plea for sales ban – the interesting bit about this article isn’t so much the main topic but is that Apple agreed licensing terms with HTC last month to end their patent war. Tech companies focusing again on improving user experience rather than fighting in Court can only be a good thing for users.

SMS spam coming to Android – in a nutshell, if you receive a SMS telling you that you can get a popular game for free instead of paying for it, don’t believe it. And of course, what is valid for email spam (nude photos emails and so on) is valid for SMS spam. Stay safe.

Speak to unlock smartphone – Lenovo has announced a new Android smartphone with new “speak to unlock” technology.

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