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Android Market cuts active installs

Yesterday I was unpleasantly surprised when I saw active counters on my seemingly ever rising HireAdroid drop a whopping 30 percent. This morning I visited the Android Market forums to

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Is Google Finally Ready to Fully Compete in Music Space?

The lines are getting blurred more by the day as Silicon Valley’s tech titans continue to offer new and expanded services.  No longer strictly operating as an online retail outlet,

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Android Market App Reviews Finally Become Sortable [About Time]

Well it’s about damn time! One of the biggest complaints I’ve had about Android Market user reviews has been the fact that they aren’t in chronological order. I hate when

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to World Domination

Google purchased the Android, Inc. company back in 2005, then announced the Open Handset Alliance in, 2007.  Then in the Fall of 2008, the lowly T-Mobile G1 was open to

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Android Market 3.1.3 Adds PIN Security, Google +1

A new version of the Android Market has found its way online, leaking ahead of any formal announcement out of the Google team. This latest release, v3.1.3, adds two key

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A Game With Balls Released on Android Market, Name Says it All

A Game With Balls has been released on the Android Market, and it actually looks like a lot of fun to play. The object of the game is to protect

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Millennial Media Releases 50th SMART Report

Millennial Media has released their 50th edition of the Scorecard for Mobile Advertising Reach and Targeting (S.M.A.R.T.) report, and looks back at how the mobile advertising industry has evolved. Compiling data

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Android Market Now Charts App Install Trends

The Android team has gone and added yet another new feature to the Android Market,  giving users a quick glimpse at an app’s recent popularity.  While it may not necessarily

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[Developers] Android Market Adds Multiple APK Support

A bit of good news for developers struggling with the whole Android “fragmentation” issue. Changes to the Android Market’s Developer Console now allows for the upload and managing of multiple

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Fieldrunners HD Now Available in the Android Market

Android just keeps getting more and more fantastic games. This particular game, Fieldrunners HD, was only available on the Amazon Appstore. Until now.

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Rhetorical Questions: Android Apps

It’s Monday again which means it’s time to settle back into our work-week routines.  If you’re like us, this means you’re checking the new and notable app announcements, hitting up

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MobileMix June 2011: Android Leads Smart Phone Growth with 16 of Top 20 Devices

Millennial Media has released their June 2011 Mobile Mix report, which gives great insight into how the smart phone landscape is evolving.  We’ve tried to scale back on the number

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New Market Update Adds Movies and Books to Phones

Google has just released the details on the newest Android Market update, and it looks like a good one. No longer will phone users have to be jealous of tablets’

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Taiwan Slaps Google With $1 Million NT Fine

It would seem that Taiwan, like most Android users, disagrees heavily with Google’s 15-minute app refund policy. In fact, they have deemed it unlawful and have slapped Google with a hefty fine (US$345,500) for not complying with a June 4th request to revise their app sales and service provisions.

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Disitmo Report Shows Android Market Could Be Doing Much Better For Itself

The Android Market is exploding  at a terrific rate, adding apps and games at an almost exponential rate.  And with 400,000 Android devices being activated every day, things couldn’t be