Feedly, a great Chrome and Firefox extension that turns your Google Reader subscriptions into a slick, personalized magazine, has opened up a public beta of their new Android app. Feedly will compete with the likes of Pulse and FeedSquares for the title of best looking …
Privus Mobile, who has offered a paid caller ID service via the Market for quite a while, announced a partnership with Sprint that will bring Privus’ features to all of Sprint’s Android handsets. Sprint’s Android phones will include Privus’ Caller ID, Voice Announce, Text ID …
Micronytes is a new platform game for Android that features HD graphics, intuitive controls and a catchy, quirky soundtrack. The Fantastic Voyage-inspired plot has a tiny protagonist trying to cure a sick patient from within their body. In addition to its 80 levels, Micronytes has …
If you have a bank account or credit card with Citibank, good news: they’ve created an Android app to make mobile banking easier for their customers. But you won’t find it in the Android Market. Apparently debuting late last year, we just heard about it …
A mysterious Motorola device passed through FCC testing recently, and speculation is that it may be the follow up to Verizon’s Droid X, the Droid X2, which we’d recently heard will sport a a Tegra 2 processor under the hood. According to Electronista, the device …
I guess this is what Dan Morrill meant when he said that Honeycomb has no minimum hardware requirements: that screenshot on the right is from a T-Mobile G1 running Honeycomb. A devoted band of developers at XDA continue toiling away on the venerable handset that …
Havok, maker of a suite of cross-platform game development tools, announced that it has ported its tools to Android, and has partnered with Sony Ericsson to optimize them for developing games for the Xperia Play. Developers will be able to make use of AI, animation, physics and …
In quite a scary incident for Android users, an individual unpacked 21 apps from the Android Market, added root exploits, and republished them as new apps. Over the course of four days, the apps were downloaded tens of thousands of times. Redditor lompolo uncovered the …
Late last week, news broke that PhoneFusion’s Visual Voicemail app had been pulled from the Android Market by Google. Speculation has swirled since then about the reason why, but no explanation seemed to quite ring true. The extent of Google’s official statement is that “we remove applications from Android Market that violate our terms of service.”
However, after speaking with people with knowledge of the matter, we can rule a couple of speculative explanations out and take a stab at what’s likely the case. We’ll also see how Google could have avoided a lot of distress and bad press by handling the situation differently.
As part of the Galaxy S 4G launch, Samsung has announced that movies and TV shows purchased through the Samsung Media Hub can be charged to users’ T-Mobile phone bill. Media Hub lets users rent or buy movies and next-day TV show titles from CBS, …
The official Android Developers channel on YouTube has posted a beautiful vizualization of Android activations around the world starting in October, 2008, and progressing through January 2011. Quite impressive to watch–especially the huge jump in activity when the Droid launched. The video has no sound, …
For a brief period of time tonight, a tablet-optimized version of the Android Market was among Google-published apps listed in the web version of the Android Market. Though the detail page for the app was pulled before we were able to get a screenshot of …
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