40 Android Business Models, Part Two

People worry about making money from selling Android apps to individuals. There are other ways of making money off of Android. Learn about 40 Android business models in this second part of a five-part series of posts in Building 'Droids!

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40 Android Business Models, Part One

People worry about making money from selling Android apps to individuals. There are other ways of making money off of Android. Learn about 40 Android business models in this first part of a five-part series of posts in Building 'Droids!

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Preview of Android Market Changes for 1.6 [VIDEO]

Wanna see what the Android Market will look like for Android 1.6?  Check out the video below.  Eric Chu of the Android Developers Blog just dropped a quick update on us to say that a few improvements are on there way.  Not only does it get a visual refresh with lots of color, but ...

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Ipadio Releases Audio Blogging/ Mobile Broadcasting App for Android

Are you and Android owner with a blog?  You might want to check out the new app called ipadio for Android.  It’s a clever tool in that it allows users to stream live audio to their web site or pre-record up to 60 minutes clips for uploading and posting later. That’s right! You can ...

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First Look at the New Android Market

Taylor over at cnet’s Android Atlas has a few reliable sources who have been providing a steady stream of fresh Android intel.  If you haven’t had a chance to visit the, we definitely recommend it.  Today’s crop of goodies include a pair of pics that show how the new Android ...

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Android Market Ruled by the People, Not Google

About 1% of all apps that are uploaded to the Android Market are removed by Google.  Even with such a low percentage, it still begs the question “Does Google play gatekeeper to the Market?”  The answer is both yes and no. Google allows the users of the Android Market to help ...

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Rubin Breaks Down the 3 Flavors of Android

If you are starting to pay closer attention to Android lately, you’ll likely notice some difference in how handsets are being branded.  Some have the “with Google” on the back while others don’t.  Some handsets come from major companies like HTC and Samsung, and yet ...

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Market Maneuvering: Cooperation May Be Key

As developers have been noticing, getting noticed is hard. Just because you build an app and put it in the Android Market, the world will not beat a path to your door. Read another brainstorm on how to combat this issue in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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FlightStats Releases Flight Tracking App for Android

FlightStats has announced the launch of their air travel app for Google Android phones. Called FlightStats for Android it provides flight status, delays, airport weather, and more. Users can find details on specific flights, check status by route and/or airport, track flight progress on a ...

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This Is Why We Fight

Microsoft has published a roster of applications that cannot be distributed via the Windows Marketplace for Mobile. As with the iPhone App Store, the Marketplace is more restrictive than is the Android Market.

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Android Around the World: Market Updates from Various Countries

Android and The Android Market are contiuing to spread across the world, stopping off at new countries all the time.  While some are fully operating with paid apps, others are only just now offering free titles.  Here’es a quick recap of recent updates from around the world.

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You Tell Us: What’s Your Thought on Carrier Specific Android Market Results?

It’s time for this weekend’s reader feedback and it’s a pretty hot topic. What’s your thought getting different Android Market results based on your carrier? 

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TetherGate Continues – Google Responds

It didn’t take long to get a response from Google in the saga involving tethered apps being pulled from the Android Market.  After going pretty much viral two days ago, the search giant updates the situation with the following: We inadvertently unpublished your application for all mobile ...

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Android Around the World: Germany and Austria Launch Paid Apps

We just got a tip from the guys at Froogloid, who tell us that they’re seeing sales for their app out of Germany and Austria.  This brings the total number of European countries with paid Android Market apps to three, including the UK. What apps are you guys seeing overseas?  Anything ...

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G1 Tethering App Yanked From Market

Something tells me that the developer behind this app is going to get more notice now than ever before.  Google has pulled WiFi Tether for Root Users from the Android Market for violating the Developer Distribution Agreement. Google enters into distribution agreements with device manufacturers ...

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