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News and Rumors

Google now allows custom app voice actions, starting with Shazam

Google’s searching capabilities have extended well beyond finding the right website. Between the Knowledge Graph and Google Now, Google provides more functionality than any other search engine. Today, Google is

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How Droid World examines the future of the Android ecosystem

With Android systems tipping the balance at up to 81% in units sold dependent on who you read, it’s never been a more fruitful time to be working in Android.

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Amazon touts nearly 250,000 apps and games ahead of presumed smartphone launch

In what can only be a matter of sheer coincidence (hardly), Amazon is touting some incredible figures surrounding its Appstore. Nearly tripling in the last year alone, the selection now

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Google Play Services 4.3 deploys with new dev tools, features

Google on Monday announced that a 4.3 version of Google Play Services 4.3 has begun deploying to Android devices around the globe. The new release sees the introduction of APIs

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Jelly Bean powers three in five Android devices

It’s a new month which means new Android platform figures. We like to check in once every few weeks to see how the Android landscape looks and get a sense

App Reviews

Developers We Love: Noodlecake Studios

Developers We Love is an ongoing series of posts designed to help discover great Android apps and games. We use the column to highlight both big name developers as well

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Amazon intros new tools for developers selling HTML5 apps

Amazon today introduced a number of new tools for mobile developers looking to publish HTML5 apps and games. Effective immediately, developers can set list prices for their web-based apps and

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Amazon Appstore overhauls developer portal

The Amazon Appstore today announced that developers now have a brand new portal for which to work and upload apps. Overhauled with a re-designed look and feel, it also focuses on recently

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Amazon now lets users send Amazon Coins as gifts

Amazon on Thursday introduced a new option which should help spur additional downloads of Android games and apps – and developer revenue. Starting today, you can buy Amazon Coins as

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Jelly Bean accounts for 54.5% of Android builds as KitKat makes appearance

KitKat is already making its presence felt however Jelly Bean rules the roost The Jelly Bean versions of Android (4.1-4.3) account for 54.5 percent of the platform, according to the

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APPNATION V returns to San Francisco on December 3

APPNATION, an annual event dedicated to the business side of mobile applications, returns to San Francisco in but a few week’s time.The conference, now in its fifth year, has lined

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Amazon gives Android developers Analytics and A/B Testing services

Amazon today announced another pair of tools aimed at helping developers create the best mobile app/game experience. Available immediately, both Analytics and A/B Testing services are offered as a free,

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Change to tablet version of Google Play Store slated for November 21

The Google Play Store will get a slight tweak on November 21, according to a new post on the Android Developer’s blog. Aimed at providing even more visibility for tablet-optimized

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Android team intros three new developer features for Google Play Games

Today we’re announcing three new features in Google Play Games that make it easier to understand what players are doing in your game, manage your game features more effectively, and

Tips & Tricks

Screencast your Android device to Chrome browser or Chrome OS

Showing off your connected Android device on a computer isn’t cool. You know what is cool? Showing it off on a browser. Google’s François Beaufort walks you through the steps on