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Google bans fake ID apps from the Play Store

The Play Store used to be the wild west of app distribution—you could download apps that would root your phone back in the day. Now, Google disallows various apps that are considered inappropriate or dangerous, and you can add another class of apps to the list today. Google has updated its terms to ban fake ID apps.

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The Galaxy Nexus Is No Longer Available For Purchase From Google Play In The US

If you just felt a disturbance in the internet, as if millions of Android users cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced, here's why: the Galaxy Nexus is no longer available via the Google Play Store. This comes after Apple won an injunction against the sale of Google's flagship device last week. As of now, the device is not allowed to be sold in the US which includes, but is obviously not limited to, online sales from Google.

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At the moment, the site merely offers users the chance to sign up to be notified when the device will become available.

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Reddit Is Fun Allowed Back In The Play Store After Two-Week Exile

You  may remember that TalkLittle's hugely popular Reddit browser, Reddit is Fun, was banned from the Google Play Store about 2 weeks ago for "sexually explicit material," shortly after its substantial update to version 2.0. The banishment of Reddit is Fun caused quite a stir, primarily because Google's decision to ban the app seemed to be based on a vague policy regarding apps that give users the ability to find explicit material.

In a post to Reddit earlier this evening, TalkLittle announced that Reddit is Fun has finally been allowed back into the Play Store, after links to subreddits containing explicit material were removed.

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