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5 Million Galaxy Notes Sold

Published on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 04:33PM

Jordan Crook, Tech Crunch:

As much as I love Samsung hardware, I’ve felt for a long while now that the Galaxy Note was a bit of a mistake. The screen size is just too big for me to wield the device comfortably, and I see no real value in the S-Pen other than having a little fun during bored moments.

But a good chunk of people out there in the world apparently disagree with me, as Samsung has just announced that the South Korea-based company has shipped sold 5 million units of the Galaxy Note phablet.

Seriously?

Read the entire article at TechCrunch:
Samsung Shipped 1 Million Galaxy Note Phablets A Month by Jordan Crook

No More Third-Party In-App Purchases in the Android Market

Published on Friday, March 09, 2012 at 01:10AM

Alistair Barr, Reuters:

Google warned several developers in recent months that if they continued to use other payment methods - such as PayPal, Zong and Boku - their apps would be removed from Android Market, now known as Google Play, according to developers, executives and investors in mobile gaming and payment sectors.

Android seems a little less open today.

Read the entire article at Reuters:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/08/us-google-idUSBRE8271CJ20120308