Gottheil said it also may not help that Home has a 2.2-star user rating out of a possible five stars on Google Play.
"What isn't good news is a two-star review, which probably goes a long way toward explaining the downloads," he added. "But remember that most companies would be thrilled to have a half-million downloads in 10 days."
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