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BBM for Android coming soon, fakes hit the Play Store

The popular Blackberry Messenger, known as BBM, is coming soon to Android. We're not sure why this app is continuing to get so much attention, and whether you want it or not the app is coming soon. BlackBerry recently confirmed it will become available on the Samsung App Store, but we still don't have a release date. However, if you're waiting for it, don't download the fakes from the Google Play Store.

Google Play Textbooks appear in time for school

Google made a promise last month to help out students by introducing a textbook category in its Google Play Books Store. It has now delivered on that promise just before the fall semester starts. A good number of books on a variety of different subjects are now available and are on discount for a limited time.

Google Play Store 4.3.10 update finally reaches devices

We reported just a few days ago that Google has started to push out an update to its Play Store Android app that brought in some usability changes. We've also provided a download link for those who were eager to try it out at once. For those who've been more cautious and have decided to hold out, the wait is now over as the 4.3.10 update finally hits devices.

iOS 7 Control Center app pulled, then returned to Google Play Store

The folks from Google recently pulled a new app off of their Google Play Store due to copyright infringement claims from Apple. What was the app? An Android app that emulates the recently announced "Control Center" drawer in Apple's iOS 7. It was a complete copy of the look, feel, and basically every aspect of the upcoming iOS 7 feature, and is now readily available for Android users.