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  1. hunterwrot

    hunterwrot Well-Known Member
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  2. johnlgalt

    johnlgalt Antidisestablishmentarian

  3. seethesvt

    seethesvt Well-Known Member

    How long til cwm puts her in the market?
  4. johnlgalt

    johnlgalt Antidisestablishmentarian

    If you mean bootstrap, not sure - if you mean CWM Recovery, I think he said that he'll wait for Koush to release it since Koush is the official dev of CWM Recovery.
  5. murth

    murth Member

    nandroid'd and happy!
  6. johnlgalt

    johnlgalt Antidisestablishmentarian

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  7. messenger13

    messenger13 Android Expert

  8. bigbabys

    bigbabys Android Enthusiast

    I feel stupid for asking...but when I download this file it's a .zip. And there is no .apk inside the zip. Any ideas??
  9. keegan1014

    keegan1014 Android Enthusiast

    Just download and install it, the app will be in your app drawer
  10. bigbabys

    bigbabys Android Enthusiast

    Ok that is just plain weird. When I download it here on my work computer, it gets saved as a .zip file. No clue why.

    I browsed to the page on my Bionic and clicked the link on there and now it's a .apk. Very strange.
  11. keegan1014

    keegan1014 Android Enthusiast

    Not sure I always download to the phone
  12. milrtime83

    milrtime83 Android Enthusiast

    An apk is just a zip with a different extension. The computer may not know what an apk is but sees the file is just a zip so it gives it that extension.
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  13. bigbabys

    bigbabys Android Enthusiast

    That makes sense thanks. Wonder why my work computer thinks it's ok to just rename files to different extensions but my home computers are ok with leaving it as .apk. Maybe it's a windows XP thing.

    Edit: Or Internet Explorer, I use Chrome at home.
  14. johnlgalt

    johnlgalt Antidisestablishmentarian

    Yeah, DLing .APKs has been known to end up with a .ZIP interface - it could be IE (doubt it b/c it has worked for me in the past on all browsers) or it could be your company firewall scanning the file and changing the extension b/c malware tends to masquerade as other files to slip past corporate firewalls and anti-malware defense systems....so the firewall or anti-malware defense system reads the file header, determines its a .ZIP created by 7-zip, and tried to be helpful by renaming the file back to the .ZIP extension.
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  15. bigbabys

    bigbabys Android Enthusiast

    Ha! That's brilliant. Didn't know firewalls could do that :D
  16. johnlgalt

    johnlgalt Antidisestablishmentarian

    You'd be surprised at what they not only can but actually do.

Motorola Droid Bionic Forum

The Motorola Droid Bionic release date was September 2011. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 1GB RAM, TI OMAP 4430 processor, and 1735mAh battery.

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