65% of Android Publishers are Located in United States

We’ve seen figures from inside the Android Market.  We’ve seen numbers that show Android’s growth.  Today, we get to see some numbers that give insight into the people behind the apps.  Distimo‘s latest monthly report is out and it sheds some light on Android ...

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App Review: Newton Lite

Newton is the sniper to Asteroids spray and pray. According to the developer, a lone coder named Mario from Graz, Austria, Newton is a physics puzzler heavily inspired by the great flash game Gravity Pods and some old DOS and Amiga classics with similar game play mechanics.

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Eating My Words Never Tasted so Good!

And of course, I would be talking about the Nexus One, the most glorious Android phone to date.  About four months ago, I wrote an article called, “Don’t Hold Your Breath…”, talking about the fact that I really did not see Google trying to get into the phone market ...

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Unofficial Count Has Android Market Hovering Near 25,000 Apps

It has been barely a month  since we talked about the number of apps unofficially hitting the 20,000 mark and we’re ready for another milestone.  At some point in the next few days, the tally should put the Android Market at 25,000 apps.

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Google: “Here’s a FREE Nexus One or a Verizon Droid. Go Develop Games!”

You might be surprised to learn that seven of the ten most popular paid applications in the Android Market are games.  I know I was.  For a platform that doesn’t seem as polished or sexy as the iPhone, people are gravitating towards games regardless.  As Android continues to improve ...

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Glyph Launches Free Mobile App Localization Program

Glyph Language Services, a Seattle company, has launched a limited time offer to localize mobile games and applications for free. New clients can receive localization and emulator testing services for one Android or iPhone app in one target language. The offer includes localization of up to ...

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“High End Luxury Automobile Company” Seeks Android Developers and QA Testers

Consider this post part job opportunity, part speculation.  We received an email just a short while ago from someone representing a “high end luxury automobile company in Palo Alto” looking for Android developers and Java experience.  We immediately went to Wikipedia to hunt down ...

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CES 2010: Inbrics to Unveil MID M1

Inbrics is set to unveil their Android powered MID (mobile internet device) at CES 2010.  Information is scarce about the unit, but here is what we know:

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Future of Community (Android) ROM development

Paul O’Brien (Founder of MoDaCo) announced today a new and exiting way to get the MoDaCo Custom ROM. The Hero Kitchen will let you select what you want or not want in your ROM. For example, if you don’t use HTC Footprints, why letting it use space in your memory. In the past, it ...

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OnStar and Chevy Gives Android Users Mobile Control of Volt

One of the cooler software announcements to already come out of CES 2010 is from Chevy and OnStar regarding the upcoming 2011 Chevy Volt, their all electric vehicle.  The new Android-based application gives Volt owners added control over their vehicles with options like monitoring charging ...

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CES 2010: HP’s Concept Android-Powered Netbook

Fresh out of Vegas,  Engadget is reporting on an HP Mini Android Netbook. The unit is is powered by a Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm and is running an active installation of Android (1.5 or 1.6) with a 10 inch touch responsive screen to interact with the platform.

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Is Google Serious About Maturing the Android Market?

With all the different seemingly conflicting reports about developers fleeing both the iPhone app store and the Android Market, the question remains

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Official User Data for Android Developers Helps Cut Through Fragmentation

In an effort to battle fragmentation on the platform, the Android Development team took to the official blog today to announce the availability of a new device dashboard.

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Android Market Doubles to 20,000 Apps in 5 Months

The Android Market has doubled its size over the last five month, going from 10,000 to 20,000 apps.  According to Androlib, the number of apps hit the milestone earlier today and shows no sign of slowing.  Take a look at the chart below and you’ll see the number of new applications ...

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ODROID On Its Way to Early-Bird Devs

The ODROID Developer Edition package is now available worldwide and has begun deployment to the 300 developers that pre-ordered back in September. Will the ODROID gain any traction in the gaming community and break into the market that the iPod Touch is dominating?

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