Android Market for Business to Launch Next Week? Doubtful

ZDNet reports that Google may launch an Android Market for business, and highlights some potential benefits for Android developers. A market that targets businesses may yield better results for developers because businesses that use apps to make money might be more willing to shell out money ...

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Talk with Astraware

During my time at Mobile World Congress, I took the time to seat and talk with few companies involved with Android.  To kick things off, I spoke with members of Astraware and am only happy to share my takeaway with you.

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Distimo Study Reveals A Great Deal About The Android Market

Distimo, a Dutch app store analytics firm, has finally completed their research on the six major mobile app stores: iTunes App Store, BlackBerry App World, Google Android Market, Nokia Ovi Store, Palm App Catalog and Windows Marketplace for Mobile.  Their findings analyzed store size, store ...

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See What’s Happening in Android Market with ‘AppAware’

ETH University of Zurich, a science and technology university, recently released a new application named AppAware which aims to build a social network around the Android Market.  Want to see what others are installing, updating, and removing?  Become “App Aware” of what’s ...

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Chinavision Succeeds Where Others Have Failed, Makes a Boring Android Handset.

Engadget Mobile has an article up taking a look at Chinavision’s “Robot” Android handset. Check out the article for the full specs and lowdown on the phone.  I’ll give you a hint before you go – It’s a 2.8″, dual-band snoozer.  As I stated in the ...

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Is it Really Worth Putting Android on a Netbook?

While the tech-addict in me would love to own and play with an Android based netbook, the question must be asked:  Does an Android netbook make much sense? Now before you go blasting me out of the water, (which I admit, may be deserved), take a look at the netbooks that are available right ...

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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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Conspiracy Theory: Is Apple Orchestrating a Media Attack on Google?

For various reasons, I’ve had plenty of free time on my hands lately.  And since I’m an Android Guy, I was closely following the CES 2010 developments.  I was also reading all I could about the Nexus One, what kind of impact that it was going to have on the smartphone market, and ...

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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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MacLife Magazine Reviews the ‘Droid.

Being a person who drank the kool aid that Apple is selling, I am a lover of Mac computers.  One of the publications that I receive at home regularly is MacLife, a rag dedicated to, you guessed, all things Mac.  I opened the February issue and was intrigued to find that the staff of ...

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Mplayit: “‘How Many Apps?’ is Wrong Question

I show my G1 off to a lot of people.  I love to wow them with cool apps like Google Sky Map, Plink Art, and Shop Savy.  Invariably the question comes up, “How many apps are there for that phone?”  Thanks to Apple’s marketing efforts, consumers have been brainwashed into ...

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The Android Army is Rising

In a humorous article from David Pogue of the New York Times, it seems that the “Android Army” is rising to meet any naysaying about the Nexus One or the Android platform with fanboyesque flames of their own.  It seems Pogue wrote a review of the Nexus One and pointed out a few of ...

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FixIt!: Users

There are 4 main elements that make a successful platform: 1. great evolutionary hardware, 2. opened operative system, 3. lots of smart developers and finally 4. an enthusiastic bunch of users. If only one of these 4 elements is missing, the platform may be bound to fail over time. For the ...

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Slacker Radio Announces Addition of ABC News

Everyone’s favorite Slacker is at it again.  Slacker Radio announced last night that it is partnering up with ABC News to “provide listeners with updated news from one of the nation’s most trusted sources.”  This is good news for Android users as Slacker launched their app ...

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