Android Market Now Accepting Priced Applications

Looks like the Wall Street Journal got it right.  The Android Market is now accepting priced applications with availability starting next week. According to the official Android Developers Blog, Google Checkout will act as the payment and billing mechanism for Android Market. Can’t ...

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Android Market to see Paid Apps Within a Week? Why Not?

Yesterday was relatively quite day in the land of Android, save for one small mention in a Wall Street Journal article. Hiding at the very end of a piece called Microsoft to Bolster Cellphone Strategy was a paragraph that alleges that the Market will start offering paid apps this week. Google, ...

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RC33 (Android v1.1) Update Starts Arriving

Today marks the day that T-Mobile starts rolling out the latest round of updates to the G1.  While everyone is anxiously anticipating Cupcake to arrive, we’re merely getting a few crumbs for now.  Looking through some of the bullet points on the official T-Mobile forum, some of them are ...

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Android Market to Offer Geo-Targeting in Coming Weeks

Registered Android Market developers are seeing an email being sent out regarding location targeting for apps in the next few weeks.  If you want to specify which countries have access to your applications, you’ll be able to do so through the publisher website. Hello, I’m writing to ...

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Google Trying to Clean up Comment Problems in Android Market

If you are a G1 owner and have ever downloaded something from the Android Market, chances are you have seen the ugly side of Android people.  I’m talking about the comments. This is especially true in cases of new apps that just recently showed up.  People have been leaving crass, ...

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Android Market to Allow for Paid Apps and Geo-Based Targeting Soon

It’s going to be an interesting first quarter for the Android Market.  It won’t be long until paid apps start showing up for people to download.  An email made its way to registered developers last week with details regarding the eventual rollout of money-making applications and ...

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Enabling the Ecosystem: Mogees, Part Two

This post, following yesterday’s Part One, continues our interview with David Li, CEO and co-founder of Mogees. AG: Does Mogees’ SDK come with anything to help users understand what they have and have not paid for in a certain app, or across all Mogees apps on their device? DL: The ...

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Enabling the Ecosystem: Mogees, Part One

Learn more about Mogees, a way to get paid for your Android applications, in an Enabling the Ecosystem interview in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Enabling the Ecosystem: voeveo, Part Two

This post, following yesterday’s Part One, continues our interview with Annabel Youens, Community Director of voeveo. AG: One of the pervasive fears in mobile development is exclusivity — are you aware of any arrangements that would prevent developers from listing their wares in ...

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Enabling the Ecosystem: voeveo, Part One

Learn more about voeveo, another marketplace for Android applications (and more!), in an Enabling the Ecosystem interview in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Android Market Goes on a Diet

The number of apps dwindles to 13 before bouncing back up a bit. What's the reason for this?

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Market Index: Getting Your Android App Out There

Wondering what to do while the Android Market's doors are closed? Check out alternative ways to distribute your app, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Enabling the Ecosystem: AndAppStore, Part Two

We continue our interview on AndAppStore, an alternative marketplace for Android applications, in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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Enabling the Ecosystem: AndAppStore, Part One

Learn more about AndAppStore, an alternative marketplace for Android applications, in an Enabling the Ecosystem interview in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Android Market is Official

Although it’s not much of a surprise to Android followers, Google formally announced that their application repository today. Dubbed “Android Market”, it’s exactly what we expected it to be. According to the official Android Developers Blog, it’s “an open ...

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