'Coon Cave

A blog about software development, Google Play and Android in general. May contain traces of rambling. Feedback and subscriptions welcome!
Saturday, March 26, 2016

Android Permissions explained: com.android.vending.CHECK_LICENSE

As a Raccoon user, you’ve probably come across apps that request the com.android.vending.CHECK_LICENCSE permission. It is used exclusively by apps that are sold on Play and pretty much a red flag.

Monday, December 28, 2015

How to get the Google Play User Agent for a given device

The Finsky useragent (not the same as the Chrome useragent) is used to determine app/device compatibility.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Raccoon 4.0.0

Complete rewrite

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

What exactly is a GSF ID? Where do I get it from and why should I care?

Let's dive deep into the Android OS and talk a bit about how app compatibility is determined and how big G keeps track of your device.