Welcome to the 165th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the headlines from the last week:Google Chrome installations have reached the magical two billion number this last week. That includes desktop and mobile. It’s also the first Google service to boast that many. According to Google, about one billion of those installs are active users. Fun fact, Google now has seven services with over a billion installs. They are Chrome, Gmail, Google Play, Android, Maps, Search, and YouTube. Amazon has been ordered to reimburse customers $86 million due to unauthorized in-app purchases. This is the final verdict from a court case that started back in 2014. The court case revolved [...]
The Xposed framework is a great solution for those who want to customize their Android experience without having to install full custom ROMs. Instead, root users can manage modules that enable specific features or customizations. But of course, adapting to new Android versions takes a while and Android Nougat users have been forced to wait.
When will the Xposed framework finally support Android 7.0 and above? Will it? The answer is not clear yet, but developer Rovo89 has taken it to the XDA Developers forums to give us a quick update on the team’s progress.
“Current status for Nougat: Hooks are generally working now. However, they’re still unreliable for inlined [...]