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Pirated apps show up in BlackBerry App World

0. phoneArena posted on 09 Jan 2013, 14:08

It appears as though certain Android apps are being pirated by one or more people who are taking the claim for authoring the app and then having it published on BlackBerry App World; the pirating was discovered by a developer who discovered that some of the people using his app were running it on a BlackBerry PlayBook after downloading it from App World...

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posted on 09 Jan 2013, 14:13 1

1. mariosraptor (Posts: 135; Member since: 15 Mar 2012)

find the thief and ask for the money. it shouldn't be that hard to trace him.

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 15:46

2. theBankRobber (Posts: 682; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)

Wow what a shame, but very impressive seeing how someone converted these apps and is now making g money off them. LMAO probably a 16 year kid with no friends :P

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 18:57

3. MC1123 (Posts: 1256; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)

so devs needs to work their butts off and legally port their android apps to the blackberry!! esecially that BlackBerry 10 is coming and it will support android apps!!

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 19:55

4. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)

They dont even need to work their butts off, since it is relatively easy to port the app. Sometimes its just something as simple as converting it from an APK to BAR file, then contacting Blackberry for publishing to App World. Why more developers havent done this is beyond me.

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 22:44

5. dailybargainshop840 (Posts: 6; Member since: 08 Jan 2013)

Great app, it can help to trace all the stolen money which is stolen by the thief.

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