The latest platform figures are out, and as expected, Gingerbread leads the pack. Gingerbread is now on more than 50 percent of Android devices while Android 4.0 is as absent as an official Verizon Galaxy Nexus release date. Froyo continues to decline but still remains …
It is the start of a new month, which means the latest platform figures have been listed on the Android Developers blog. As we’ve seen over the last few weeks and months, Gingerbread has solidified its position as the most popular version of Android, leading …
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At some point over the last week or so, Amazon posted a few common development question as it pertains to the new Kindle Fire. Will Android developers need to do anything special to ensure that it plays nicely with the new “tablet” when it arrives …
The official Android Developers blog has given us our first glimpse into how Android apps will operate when scaled across both phone and tablet displays and running Ice Cream Sandwich. In a post written to help developers prepare their apps for the next release of …
The Android developers blog has a post up today which should be considered good news to owners of large screen tablets. According to the team, a new version of Honeycomb is coming in short order and it will have a built-in feature that will make …
In an effort to attract developers and interest around their Sense UI, HTC unveiled the OpenSense SDK and an accompanying website, HTCdev.com. The hope here is that developers utilize their tools and create compelling games and software that take advantage of HTC hardware and software. …
ID software Co-Founder John Carmack says his company will continue to focus on iOS games because they see the Android platform as “not as profitable”. Texas base ID software, the original creators of the “Wolfenstein” and “Doom” games, recently developed “Rage” for iOS last fall. …
The following is a guest post from Mahshad Koohgoli, CEO of Protecode, Inc. a Canadian-based provider of open source license management solutions. Koohgoli holds several patents in the computer and communications industry and brings more than 25 years of experience to the field of telecommunications industry.
Developers can drill down deep into individual application statistics to see exactly which phones and versions of Android are using their apps.
Modders and hackers can download the source code for various HTC phones, including the recent Inspire 4G.
Whispers of the Android Market allowing purchases within applications have been circulating for quite some time, even in official circles. Giving developers a way to further make money off of their efforts, this could open the door to host of freemium applications. Rumored to happen …
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