Jelly Bean is now (finally) most common version of Android

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More than one year after its debut, Android 4.1/4.2 becomes the most used version of the platform.

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Google celebrates 1 year of Google Play with special deals

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Google Play turns 1 today! Join the celebration with a goodie bag of fun freebies and discounted digital content.

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Google Play tops 700,000 Android apps

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Google has officially indicated that there are now more 700,000 apps in the Google Play Store, available for smartphones and tablets.  The news comes just a short week after Apple made the same claim for its App Store and looks to be a race to the next milestone.  After getting a late start ...

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Five things we’d still like to see in Google Play

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One of the newest features for the Google Play store (v 3.9.16) is the ability to add apps and games to a Wishlist.  As of right now the option only seems to operate as a place for you to tag items that you’d like to maybe purchase down the road.  While Google could have some great... Read More

Google Play blows past 25 billion app downloads

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The Google Play Store has now seen 25 billion (with a ‘B’) installs of its Android-based apps and games, according to the official Android blog.  And it’s not just a simple milestone reached at the same, steady rate.  No, the Play Store is building momentum and growing at a ...

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Google replaces Android Market with ‘Google Play’

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Google re-brands the all-in-one destination for apps, games, music, and movies.

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Android app size limit increased from 50MB to 4GB

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Today is a monumental day for  Android developers as Google announced a pretty tasty treat last night.  Google has increased application size limits to 4GB each, up considerably from 50MB.  That’s not to say that the actual size of an APK has been increased, it still stays capped at 50MB. ...

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Amazon Appstore catching up to Android Market in more ways than one

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For the majority of users, the Android Market is the place to go for apps, games, and books. The Amazon Appstore is one third-party app market that is actually holding its own against Google’s app market. According to a downloadable report by Distimo, the numbers indicate that the Amazon ...

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Gartner: Android accounts for more than half of smartphones in Q4

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According to research firm Gartner, Android captured 50.9 percent of all smartphone sales in the fourth quarter of 2011.  Pulling just over half of all sales in the final three months of the year, it’s enough to double Apple’s iOS 23.8 percent share.  Symbian, for its part slid from ...

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Google proactively hunting down malware in Android Market with ‘Bouncer’

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Google puts to bed any doubts that they don't police the Android Market.

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Vantage FX droidTrader Now Available for UK Investors

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London based Forex traders can now manage their current stock market activity while on-the-go using their favorite Android device. Vantage FX UK announces the release of a new Android application, Vantage FX droidTrader which is now available on the Android Market for free. Features of the new ...

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LG and Capcom Hosting an Android based Street Fighter IV Tournament – 1/14

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Are you an Android gamer who lives in the LA area and want to win $10,000 AND/OR a trip to Korea? You will have the chance to compete in this tournament in just a few days! Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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Distimo: Android Market at 400,000 applications, growing faster

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Distimo has a new blog post this week which provides a handful of interesting Android figures, most notably the total number of applications in the Android Market.  According to their calculation, there are now 400,000 apps from around the world.  Although this is not an officially recognized ...

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New filtering options show up in Android Market

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The web-based version of the Android Market continues to get better and better over time, this time adding in new filtering options.  Swing by the Android Market today and you’ll notice that you can now pare down reviews based on specific handsets, star ratings, and version of ...

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Day 5 of Google’s $.10 app celebration – Asphalt 6: Adrenaline HD, Age of Zombies, and more…

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It’s day five of Google’s “10 billion app downloads and counting” celebration. If you’re not familiar with the promo, Google is discounting 10 apps a day to an amazing $.10 each and we’ve already seen some amazing apps discounted. Yesterday, the market ...

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