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DroidCon UK might be over, but DroidCon NL is a week away!

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Thanks to everyone who came out to catch David Teitelbaum’s class at Droidcon UK, “Who Needs Thumbs? Android Instrumentation and Reverse Engineering.” We had a fantastic time mixing it up with all the Android Devs in London and appreciate all the great feedback on Twitter! For all of you who’ve asked, you can find the slides here. Are you thinking to yourself, “I couldn’t attend DroidCon UK and I’ll never forgive myself because this class sounds SO interesting. I wish there was somewhere else I could go to learn how to reverse engineer my favorite apps!?” Well you’re in luck!…

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Come meet us at DroidCon London!

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We’re taking this show on the road, folks. Our VP of Engineering, David Teitelbaum, is presenting a class at DroidCon London! That’s right, ladies and gents. We’re bringing our Android hacking love across the pond to show all the devs in the UK how to hack their favorite Android apps straight off Google Play. The class will teach developers the fundamentals of APK reverse engineering, including Dalvik executable disassembly/reassembly, code injection, and view hacking using tools such as Smali/Baksmali and Romain Guy’s awesome ViewServer. Here are the deets: Who? David Teitelbaum presenting at Droidcon London What? Who Needs Thumbs? Android Instrumentation…

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Run Google Play on an emulator and pretend to be any device

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Since the beginning of time man has sought to virtualize the human experience. We go to sleep and have life-like experiences in our dreams, we connect to internet sites like Chatroulette to virtually meet strangers (and inadvertently catch a glimpse of some old man balls from time to time), 1995 brought us the classic Denzel Washington/Russell Crowe sci-fi action thriller Virtuosity, and nerds gather in herds online to play StarCraft (myself included) and become virtual intergalactic heroes. The journey to virtualize reality has been a long time coming. The next logical step… to run Google Play on a virtual mobile device?…

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