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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

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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

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7 Steps to Fix The Android Market

There is no mistaking it.  The Android Market needs help.  As more apps are added,  and the Android user base grows, the complaints about its shortcomings are keeping step.  I’ve

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Podcast 004 – Interview with 1Cast

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Anthony Bontrager, CEO of 1Cast. I was able to snag him for a half hour and discuss the company, their app, and

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Even T-Mobile Thinks the Android Market Needs Better Filters

Cole Brodman, T-Mobile’s CTO, thinks the Android Market could use a little help on the filter and search side of things. Pointing to YouTube as an example of how things

App Reviews

App Review: a2b (VIDEO)

Join us today as John takes a look at a2b, by Froogloid.  John really likes the app , calling it very complete.  Judging by the video below, a2b responds very

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Market Maneuvering: Cross Your Niches

Some Android applications will be relevant only to Android users. Other applications may be relevant to other market niches, niches that should be part of your marketing efforts. Learn more in today’s installment of Building ‘Droids!

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You Tell Us: How Would You Improve the Android Market?

The Android Market is nice, but it’s not perfect. There’s always room for improvement and everyone has their own opinion as to what would make things better. This brings up

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Getting Noticed in The Android Market – Will Anyone Ever Dethrone the Current Kings?

It’s going to get harder and harder for developers to stand out in the Android Market. What will it take to get apps ranked in the top echelon? Is it even feasible at this point or do today’s top titles have too strong of a grip?

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Android Around the World: Paid Apps Have Arrived in UK

By the time many of you read this, G1 owners in the UK will have already started downloading their first paid apps from the Android Market.  This is great news

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Market Maneuvering: Cataloging Successes and Failures

As the Android Market grows, your app’s ability to be found in the Market decreases…unless you take steps to improve the “findability” of your listing. Learn more in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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ADP1: Just Say Swap

The Android developer phone — the ADP1 — suffers from two main flaws at present: It does not support priced applications. I believe that is because it lacks the 1.1

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You Tell Us: What Have You Purchased in the Market?

Ok, so the Android Market has been up now for a little over a week and a whole new batch of apps have arrived.  We’d like to know what you

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Market Maneuvering: Marketing Starts Here

When the doors blew off the iPhone App Store on its initial launch, with trivial applications earning developers thousands of dollars per day, I knew that eventually, people would expect the same thing with Android. The problem is, the iPhone App Store circumstances just don’t happen all that frequently.

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Android Market Announces Policies and Guidelines

Kids, get your parents permission before downloading any apps from the Android Market. One of the new guidelines established by Google for the Market is that you must be 13