Posts From Justin Marden
We’ve just learned that Google is ramping up the Android Market, and they’re trying to help developers along the way. Google is set to release Multiple APK, a tool that will allows devs to release different apks (all under the same app name) of their app that work better with certain devices.
Seavus Group has announced the launch of Soc.io Mall, which is being dubbed as the one place to get anything and everything for your Android device, whether it be apps, games, ebooks, or music.
That was fast! Motorola is actually the first out of the gate with this one, which is surprising given their track record with updates. That’s right, the Motorola Xoom will be getting some Android 3.1 love this week via an over-the-air update.
Well, it’s Google I/O week, so you had to expect something big. Andy Rubin has confirmed that Google is indeed working on a new Nexus device, but he failed to give a specific name.
Well, it looks like you Nexus One users are finally getting some love from Google, in the form of Android v2.3.4.
If you’re not familiar with Qik, their videochat client for Android is widely popular, and many manufacturers are preloading it onto newer Android devices that feature a front-facing camera. Qik has just announced via their blog that they’re releasing a new Qik app: Qik Connect, already available on iOS.
Join me as I cover the news reported by our awesome AndroidGuys team from April 11-April 16!
The Xoom is the Android tablet right now, at least in terms of mass media and acceptance. Of course, it’s the only Honeycomb tablet that’s actually on the market at the moment, but it still has a firm foot in the Android tablet game. According to a leaked screenshot obtained by AndroidCentral, U.S. Cellular will be carrying the 10.1-inch, dual-core processor tablet sometime in the second quarter.
The American Heart Association has released an app, called Walking Paths, which essentially allows users (with GPS-equipped Android phones) to find, tag, and “like” any of the more than 2,500
If you haven’t gotten a chance to play around with SPB’s Shell 3D launcher, I highly recommend you do so immediately. I won’t go into too much detail, as our
We’ve just gotten wind of an issue that Amazon is reportedly having with their Android app store. Wolfgang Philipps, an Android developer, noticed that he couldn’t access his app sales on the Amazon App Store.
This one will only apply to our friends over in China, at least for the moment. We’ve just gotten a press release from the folks over at Appular, who have just signed a deal with iDreamsky to create SkyNet, which will essentially be the one-stop shop for Android apps and games in the Chinese market.
Google has been pushing out updates to the Android Google Maps app quite frequently as of late, and today is no different. Google Maps has been updated, and it’s got a few new features in tow.
We reported earlier today that Google is taking steps to slow down fragmentation within Android releases by being more strict with manufacturer UIs. Well, we’ve just received an official statement from MIPS Technologies that clears up some questions about this whole ordeal. In a nutshell, Google sees what UIs are doing to Android.
The one thing that I love about Android is the amazing development community behind it. We have developers of all kinds, working their fingers to the bone to bring us the latest and greatest software to our devices. The most notable of these is the CyanogenMod team.