AppBrain launches Apptimizer to help developers optimize apps for Google Play

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AppBrain is kicking off yet another developer tool for Android coders looking to gain some app exposure.  It’s called Apptimizer and, as the name suggests, it helps developers optimize their apps for listing in Google Play store.  In a nutshell, each app can get an Apptimizer score with ...

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Google offers tips to developers looking for tablet app exposure

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Are you an Android developer looking to get a leg up on your fellow game or app designer?  Consider Google’s recent post on the developer blog which aims to give you an advantage.  As their own Reto Meier advises, there are going to be some opportunities in the coming months for featured ...

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This Day in Android: Android 1.0 SDK released (2008)

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Can you believe that it has been four years since the first software development kit (SDK) was released for Android?  Wowzers.  Yes, our favorite mobile platform was released into the wild four years ago today, as we were informed by Google’s own Dan Morrill.  With 600,000 Android apps ...

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Android developers head to Toronto on October 25 for AndroidTO 2012

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Android developers living north of the border are encouraged to sign up for AndroidTO 2012.  Heck, all Android developers looking for a bit of help with coding and practices would be wise to circle their calendar for October 25. Now in its third year, the annual event has seen speakersand ...

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New platform figures indicate Android 4.0 powers more than 100 million devices

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The latest Android developer platform figures are online and show a steadily growing Android 4.0 and 4.1 experience.  As of the 14 day period ending September 4, Ice Cream Sandwich now powers 20.9 percent of all Android devices, or roughly 100 million units.  How did we arrive at that number? ...

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Google updates developer policies with eye on consumer satisfaction

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Google more definitively spells out what is and isn't allowed within Android apps in Google Play.

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Qualcomm debuts Snapdragon SDK for developers

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Qualcomm today announced its Snapdragon software development kit (SDK), designed to help Android developers leverage technologies found at the system-on-a-chip level.  For example, developers can take advantage of features such as facial processing, burst capture for photos, surround sound, ...

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Thousands expected at third annual Apps World Europe

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A new Android track, Droid World, has been added for this year's event.

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Appbrain intros ad network stats, social SDK’s, other dev tools

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Appbrain today introduced a handful of new features for their site which aims to help Android developers.  Available immediately, Appbrain provides access and insight into the market share of various ad networks, social SDKs, and other tools.  If you’re curious to see which ad network is ...

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Google enables in-app subscriptions for Android apps

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Developers and consumers alike will have new billing and payment options for apps.

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Google IO calendar filling up with Android developer sessions

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With a little over one month until the conference, Google lists 20 Android sessions on the calendar.

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Google IO registration opens tomorrow (March 27)

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If you plan to go to Google IO 2012 then you will want to get up nice and early!

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Zooz’s credit card SDK now available to all Android developers

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Developers can monetize their Android apps by adding 3-lines of code with Zooz's SDK.

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Google IO tickets to be $900, go on sale March 27

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West-coast developers will need to wake up extra early if they want get in on the action.

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Samsung kicks off Galaxy Note S Pen App Challenge with $200,000 in prizes

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Because the new S Pen technology isn't totally awesome without a bunch of killer apps.

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