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AMD, BlueStacks Bring 500,000 Android Apps To Windows
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9/30/2012 | 10:39:05 AM
re: AMD, BlueStacks Bring 500,000 Android Apps To Windows
What about reporting how this will affect the developers of Android apps? There should be a mention about the support headache this will cause when users have crashes or the apps don't respond the same way they do using real Android devices.

This Frankensteinian monster cannot possibly reproduce the effects of GPS, gyros, cameras and other sensors that many apps require so when they do fail, users will rate them poorly, leave negative comments in the Google Play store and generally have a poor user experience.

Developers should have the option to not participate in this program but since Bluestacks has decided to mimic a real Android device, developers cannot tell when this mess is running and either degrade gracefully or inform users that Bluestacks isn't supported.

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