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Flappy Bird fallout: Google said to be rejecting “flappy” apps

Just when we think the talk of Flappy Bird has begun to wrap-up, it seems there is another chapter. This latest is dealing with new apps, and it seems Google is beginning to crack down on the use of "flappy." There is a silver lining here as there had been a threat of malware, but there was also another side. The other side involved developers who were simply looking to cash in on the Flappy Bird fallout -- without the use of malware.

Themer Play Store suspension due to alleged copyright infringement

We watched as the Themer launcher app went from private beta to public beta. We even spent a bit of hands-on time checking out the theme oriented launcher ourselves. But as of today, it seems there is another chapter in the story. The app had been pulled from the Play Store earlier in the month due to alleged copyright infringement and now with the issue seemingly resolved, the app has yet to return to an available status.