What Android Licensing Means for Developers [Guest Post]

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 ...

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Google Enhances Android Developer Dashboard with Expanded Stats

Developers can drill down deep into individual application statistics to see exactly which phones and versions of Android are using their apps.

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HTC Releases New, Updated Source Codes for Multiple Handsets

Modders and hackers can download the source code for various HTC phones, including the recent Inspire 4G.

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Rumor: In-App Purchases to Happen “Early March at Latest”

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 in the ...

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Coding Green Robots: Internet Television Show by Android Developers, For Android Developers

Alright so you've finally heard enough about this Android thing and decided to look into developing your killer app. Or maybe you've done some tinkering before but just don't know how to take things up a notch. What do you do? We'll tell you. Check out Coding Green Robots, the new internet ...

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Paid Apps that Pay Off: $150,000 in a Month

We all know the Android Market's bad rap: developers make money on paid apps. Rovio said so. Larva Labs said so. Even Google said so recently, saying that the number of paid app purchases are not increasing as they should with the increases in use of Android in general. So it must be true, ...

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Change in URL Structure is Latest Sign of Web-Based Android Market

The long, grueling wait for a fully functional web-based Android Market may be just about over. We've been asking for one since the Market launched back in 2008, but it wasn't until Vic Gundotra got on stage at 2010's Google I/O that we saw what was in store for us. Given all the recent ...

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Developers Troubled with New Android Market, Too

It seems that users aren’t the only folks having issues with the newly updated Android Market.  We reported earlier about one of our readers who ran into problems with his previously downloaded apps where plenty of others have seen similar issues.  Shortly after we published the article, ...

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Zedge Discovery Network Launches, Aimed at Independent App Developers

Zedge has officially opened the doors up to their Discovery Network, which aims to level the playing field for independent Android developers. With over 30 million unique visitors a month, they have learned what it is that users are looking for in their smart phones. Taking everything they know ...

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A Look into New Android Market Details

Developers logging into the Android Market developer console today will be greeted with new options. Looking at the console, there are three additions to help developers get extra exposure, discovery, and more.

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Android Market: Behold, The Change is Coming

I just received very interesting notification from Android Market notifying me that the developer console will be out of service Nov 18 for whole 6 hours. Now, I’ve had apps on the market for almost 2 years now and I’ve never before received notifications like this one. The only ...

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PayPal Coming to the Market Soon

A lot of people were asking themselves and Google why the Android Market didn’t have an option for PayPal payments. Don’t worry pals, PayPal is coming to the Market soon. Google has already set up the framework, I assume we’ll just have to wait for Google to release the whole ...

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Android Market Officially Eclipses 100,000 Apps

If you’re like us, you probably follow the Android Developers team on Twitter to keep up with official news and announcements.  If you don’t, then you would have missed the recent tweet that officially pegged the Android Market with 100,000 applications.  Congratulations to Google, ...

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Samsung Opens Galaxy Tab Developer Forum

Samsung wants Android developers to start writing for their new Galaxy Tab so they are making things easier. To help create the best user experience for games and applications, Samsung has set up a new developer forum.

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Android Market – New Countries

After allowing developers from more countries to sell apps, Google said that they would give access to paid apps to users from more countries. Well, it happened yesterday, now paid apps are available in: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, ...

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