Tag "android market"

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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

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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

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Archos 5 in the Real World

Let me first say that I have always been an early adopter.  From my first Tandy Color Computer II to one of my latest automobile purchases, the great Mazda RX-8,

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App Review: Astraware Sudoku

Astraware’s Sudoku for Android is an app for true “Sudokuphiles”. I say that not to imply that only a true Sudoku fan would agree with the $4.99 price tag it

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App Review: Puzzle Blox

For me, puzzle games are the best.  Whether it involves shapes, bubbles or words, I just dig them.  I’ve wasted plenty of time with the Final Fantasy series, I know

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App Review: Service Tattler

I was a heck of a bartender back in the day.  I could sling drinks as fast as anyone and chat with random people about anything.  This resulted in a

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Making Money is Hard Work

Take a look at perceived “grievances” with making money off of Android apps and a comparison with selling Windows, Web, and iPhone apps, in today’s very special episode of Building ‘Droids!

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Android Market App Rankings – Huh?

You’ve made an app that you like and put it on the market. It goes on a tear and starts climbing the charts.  You find that you have 10,000 downloads,

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Gaming the “New” Android Market

One of the more well-known features of Android 1.6 (Donut) is the improved Android Market.  One of the enhancements to the content portal is the ability to sort apps by

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Android Market Monkey Business?

Developers have derided the Android Market virtually since its inception last year. More recently, in SDK 1.6, Google responded to some of the developers’ concerns in a number of ways.

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App Review: On Air (WiFi Disk)

Android devices operate almost exactly like computers and obviously runs independent of one. You don’t need to sync your Android with a cable to get your emails, contacts, calendar entries

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App Review: Gigbox

“We’re Gonna Rock and Roll all Night” As an entry into the Android Developers Contest 2 (ADC2), Gigbox is a dream come true for any avid concert lover. The application

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No Pandora for Hero Users?

Update: A Pandora rep explains that “some developer or unlocked phones will not be able to see the app in the Android market.” We’re hearing that the excellent streaming music

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App Review: Contacts GroupU

This simple yet highly functional application syncs Google contact groups to a user’s phone. In addition, it also provides full options for editing and creating new groups from the convenience