Update: Tasker is now back on the Google Play Store.
If you like to automate your inter- and intraconnected life on your mobile phone, Tasker has been one of the big apps to get. But with Google now drawing red lines with device manufacturers and app developers, it doesn’t take much for a task automation application to get the hammer swung at it. But Google’s been mum on why Tasker was targeted for a takedown, despite the latter seeming to have followed Play Store protocol.
Google has been most adamant about protecting the Doze function it has introduced with [...]
HTC was one of the first of its kind to splay its native apps like Calendar, Scribble and Car (Mode) to the Google Play Store. This allowed for HTC to push out updates to individual apps to users instead of having to wait for a software update to do so. Given attitudes towards software updates and the tedious process of pushing one through carriers, you could say HTC began what was fit to be a trend.
As HTC has done for updating apps for Lollipop, older devices should see updates to native apps in the light of Marshmallow. So far, only the Speak and Scribble apps have been [...]