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How To Install APK Files: Sideloading on Android

09/22/2014, Android application package file commonly known as an APK (.apk) file is the format of installable files on Android platform. Every application you have installed or want to install on your Android device has the .apk extension or file format. You can...

Sideload iOS Apps Sans Jailbreak

01/02/2013, There were reasons that the Hackulous team shut down their Installous pirated app store at the end of last year, and that could have been a catalyst to see even easier alternatives for side-loading iOS apps make their mark. While some folks with pure...

Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet allows for sideloaded apps

11/17/2011, It was discovered not too long ago that the Amazon Kindle Fire could sideload apps not from Amazon’s app store, so we guess we can’t say that we’re too surprised to hear that the Barnes & Noble’s recently launched Nook Tablet gained that...

Android Market can be installed onto a rooted Kindle Fire

11/17/2011, A few days ago we reported that Amazon’s Kindle Fire would allow the sideloading of apps outside of Amazon’s own app store, but now it seems that for those who want the Android Market installed on their Kindle Fire will be able to do so, however the...

Amazon Kindle Fire allows sideloaded apps

11/15/2011, It’s common knowledge that the Amazon Kindle Fire will only run apps approved by Amazon aka apps downloaded from the Appstore, but it looks like all that is about to change. Some folks have discovered that it’s possible to sideload apps onto...

AT&T to release update that enables sideloading

05/16/2011, Earlier this month we reported that AT&T had confirmed they would be opening up their Android phones to non-Android Market apps. Well, we knew that it would be for AT&T’s upcoming phones, but we were unsure about their older devices?...