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Google Preps Android Developers for ICS

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.

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Do You Still Care That Android is Open Sourced? (Op-Ed)

It’s the last quarter of 2011, and Google has barely three years in the Android can.  I started thinking about this in the last few weeks and especially after writing

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New Android Market Brings Exciting New Tools for Developers

We’ve just learned that Google is ramping up the Android Market, and they’re trying to help developers along the way. Google is set to release Multiple APK, a tool that will allows devs to release different apks (all under the same app name) of their app that work better with certain devices.

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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

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Kyocera Launches Developer Program for Echo

We’ve gotten word from the guys over at BusinessWire that Kyocera has launched an Android developer program, aimed specifically at app development for their Echo device that we saw back in February. They’re claiming that they already have some major Android developers on board (although they’re not naming any names), and are looking for more.

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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 television show aimed at all levels of Android development.

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TweetDeck Responds to Steve Jobs, Developing for Android not a Nightmare

In the off chance you didn’t hear about it yet, Steve Jobs fired off a few terse words yesterday on Apple’s earnings call for the third quarter. Taking aim at RIM, iPad rivals, Android, open source, and pretty much anything else in his space, Jobs tried to bolster the Apple arguments with ‘facts’ and lessons. We didn’t know it until yesterday, but apparently fragmentation was such a problem for TweetDeck that the company called Android development a “nightmare”. Or did they?

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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

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Android: Open Source or Just an Open Mess?

Those of us who are familiar with the “with Google” stamp on the back of our respective Android phones what does this actually signify?  Is it part of a carrier

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APPNATION Report: Big Company Execs Clueless about Android Fragmentation

This is an article that pains me to have to write, but it is an issue that needs to be looked at, because I think if something is not done,

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On The Ground with APPNATION Part 1

Our own Ray Walters was on the ground in San Fransisco, live at the APPNATION conference.  We have no idea how he worked his way into speaking at APPNATION, but

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Android Piracy Heat Map

We have heard and reported that piracy is an ongoing and growing problem on Android. One new study from KeyesLabs, the developers behind Screebl Pro and AAL (an open source Automatic Application

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Google’s Response to Oracle’s Suit

We knew it would not take long for Google to respond the lawsuit that Oracle has filed against them.  An article from Informationweek.com gives a quote from the Google statement

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Google Opens Door on Android’s Previously Closed Development

The Register reported this week that Google is taking a step in their development process to allow both OEM Manufacturers and the general public more access to the Android development

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Has Been Officially Rooted

The wait is over, folks!   The Sony Ericsson X10 was officially rooted by XDA users: biktor_gj, jerpelea, and bin4ry (who seemingly broke the news via Twitter). Thanks to their hard