Since the release of the Android operating system, on the market for over 10 years, its center was the Google Play software store, where today are available for download millions of different applications and games, including only high quality ones get only ten thousand . Today, December 8, 2018, the American company Google has decided to take a desperate step, that is to say, has blocked access to the branded Playmarket on many phones.
A few hours ago, Google announced that it had decided to completely abandon the further support of all the electronic devices running on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. This led to the fact that starting today, owners of smartphones and tablets based on it can no longer run even the Google Play Store, downloading from there any applications and games, including old ones that have not been updated for more than five years.
Therefore, owners of electronic devices based on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich are largely unlucky, because from now on they will have to install any software on their own by installing APK files, ie without a Google Play Store. Because of these changes, many users are guaranteed to get rid of old phones, because now it has virtually no sense for them. It should be noted that the gadgets based on this operating system have not been released for more than five years.
The most recent smartphone that worked immediately with this operating system was the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, which arrived on store shelves in 2011. According to official data from Google, currently only less than 1% of the total number of devices Android-based works on the Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, while all others use more recent software, which will be supported for at least a year
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