Explore what you need to know about APK!

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Jun 19, 2019 · 2 min read
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Welcome to the ALAX weekly column where you will learn everything about the Gaming and Blockchain world, this week we will discuss about APK! If your impression with APK stops with it’s safety, then you must continue reading!

We very often hear about APK files but what is it? APK file is short for Android Package Kit, the file format used by the Android operating system for distribution and installation of mobile apps and middleware. APK files are analogous to other software packages such as APPX in Microsoft Windows or a Debian package in Debian-based operating systems.

Hence when you download an app from Google Play, you’re downloading and running an APK file in the background, but you have no access to the APK itself. One of the best things about the OS is the amount of control Android gives them. Unlike Apple, Android allows you to do and create so much more to your phone when it comes to installing applications.

The only problem is that there is an amount of risk in using APK files. Since they are not authorized by Google Play, you can end up with a harmful file on your phone or device. Therefore, it is very important to choose a safe APK site!

How can we ensure the app is safe for download?

STEP 1: Avoid third-party app stores

STEP 2: Look out for fake apps and scams

STEP 3: Check app permissions

STEP 4: Use a reputable virus scanner to check APK files

All about ALAX

ALAX is a Hong Kong and Geneva-based mobile games distribution platform which, compared to its competition, plans to provide content distribution and game purchases with higher speed and efficiencies. Aiming to provide a platform for content creators and gamers alike, including ‘unbanked’ consumers worldwide.

ALAX is set to supply app and game developers with access to millions of new consumers in emerging markets. A unique attribute of ALAX’s marketplace lies within its region-free availability, including a concentrated population of 438 million unbanked individuals in the Southeast Asia region alone.

Ensure you are downloading ALAX directly from the website!

CALL TO ACTION! Stay tuned for our next series of articles every week!

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ALAX intends to bring fresh air to the Gaming Industry worldwide. The purpose is to develop & support Mobile Games Distribution Platform in emerging markets.

ALAX.io

ALAX.io

ALAX intends to bring fresh air to the Gaming Industry worldwide. The purpose is to develop & support Mobile Games Distribution Platform in emerging markets.

ALAX

Written by

ALAX

ALAX intends to bring fresh air to the Gaming Industry worldwide. The purpose is to develop & support Mobile Games Distribution Platform in emerging markets.

ALAX.io

ALAX.io

ALAX intends to bring fresh air to the Gaming Industry worldwide. The purpose is to develop & support Mobile Games Distribution Platform in emerging markets.

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