Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Jul 2012 12:57 UTC
Google Without giving any detailed information, Madfinger Games announced that because the piracy rates of their game Dead Trigger were so high on Android, they made the game available for free. This sucks balls. I'm interested in more detailed statistics, especially where, exactly, the piracy rate is highest, considering you can only get paid Google Play applications in 31 countries, and then, often only with a credit card (which many people outside of the US don't have and/or use). It wouldn't surprise me in the slightest if those piracy rates mostly come from places without paid applications support and/or with lousy payment options. In any case, Google needs to get its act together with the Play Store.
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RE[6]: What about kids?
by zima on Fri 27th Jul 2012 09:59 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: What about kids?"
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Interesting to learn that other countries' banking habits and customs are so different. I've been to Australia a few times and banking seems very similar to the U.S. system, with credit/debit cards being very common.

Better tend to not think about the US as typical-anything, as a rule of thumb (go through lists of various societal stats and such, Wiki has plenty of them)
WRT to the example of banking systems... what's with the insistence on checks, like there's no wire transfers?

Still, virtually any shop around here (central Europe) has debit card reader, also fuel stations.

It's especially difficult, or at least inconvenient, to even buy gas (petrol) without a Visa/Mastercard

So... you can't even buy diesel or LPG at a random fuel station? ;)

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