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One of the big attractions of Android is that developers can customise the operating system to their heart's content while being able to leverage the apps that Google provides. But things changed a couple of weeks ago. Developers who create custom firmware that isn't certified can no longer install official Google apps. Developers could do this, although it was outside the specific rules Google specified in the Compatibility Definition Document, but the rules are now being enforced.

While it's magnificent that you can connect to the internet while you're soaring in a metal tube kilometres above ground, there are still arseholes who are going to use this modern wonder for evil. Most recently, a passenger aboard a flight from Nairobi to Istanbul created a Wi-Fi hotspot and named the network "bomb on board", which prompted an emergency landing.