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App Reviews

App Review: Market Suggest

Market Suggest, brought to us by AndroidLib, is a new way to discover great Android apps. It looks and feels similar to the default Market app, but it provides many

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Will the Carriers be Android’s Downfall?

While reading Google’s latest manifesto of what it means to be open, I am concerned that while Google is proclaiming that “Open systems Win,” that is not necessarily a money

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Outstanding Platform Versions

Google is now publishing the barest minimum of Android Market usage statistics. Ponder what the pie chart means in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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General Mobile Introduces “Storeoid”

App stores are all the rage these days.  From carriers to handset makers, it seems like everyone is getting in on them.  It should come as no surprise then that

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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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HTC Offering Widgets in Android Market for Sense UI Handsets

Listen up Hero and Droid Eris owners!  HTC has just uploaded 4 new widgets for those of you with Sense UI on your Android phones.  Could this be the signal

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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

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T-Mobile’s Carrier Billing Offers Alternative for Paid Apps

T-Mobile started pushing out an update to the Android Market which allows customers to choose their billing method for paid applications.  Rather than using Google Checkout, users can opt to

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Android Market Matters

GameLoft’s recent (and strangely public) announcement that they will be withdrawing resources from Android-based game development has surprised much of the Android community. The fact that a major software house

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A Poor Man’s App Store?

A year ago, as awesome as Android 1.0 was, it had a whole lot of warts. Today, with much better hardware running Android 2.0, the wider geek world is coming

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Gameloft is a Buncha Idiots

EDITOR NOTE: This post was originally scheduled to go up earlier in the week, but was pushed back due to a server migration.  We understand Gameloft’s position has changed somewhat

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ADC2: What Are Your Top Picks so Far?

The winners of the Android Developers Challenge 2 are scheduled to be announced later today so I wanted to do a last minute poll.  As we know, the criteria each

App Reviews

App Review: Vibrate During Meetings

Vibrate During Meetings (VDM) is a clever, yet simple widget that will automatically change your phone settings to put your phone into vibrate mode.  Now I know there are plenty

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Android Market Acting Up for Developers [RESOLVED]

There is something happening on Android Market right now and it is a pretty big deal to developers. As owner of three apps (DroidIn, DroidIn-Lite and Hire*A*Droid) I’ve recently noticed