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Tower Building Chaos Ensues as Jenga Falls into the Android Market

Leslie Scott’s infamous tower-building game Jenga has made its way to Android courtesy of NaturalMotionGames (creators of Backbreaker Football). This anxiety packed puzzler pits users against the evil Dr. Gravity

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Android Market Update Brings New App Discovery Features

Google is on fire today with Android Market announcements, and they don’t seem to be stopping any time soon. Google has announced the addition of some new “app discovery” features in the Market. Eric Chu announced today that they’re working on implementing new features into both the Android Market, and the online Market as well

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Android Market Could Eclipse App Store This Summer

Come back-to-school time Android users will have more apps to choose from than their Apple counterparts. At least that is what the latest Distimo report tells us. Android is growing

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Merchant Sales Reports on Android Market

Developers out there waiting to be able to track your merchant sales, wait no longer! Google has just release a feature for Android Market publishers to view more detailed information

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EFF Calls Google Out Over Lack of Transparency, Draconian Approach to Android Market

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has taken to their blog to voice their displeasure with Google’s recent pulling of Grooveshark from the Android Market.  As they see it, Google is headed

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Android Market: Three Billion Served

In a quarterly earnings call Thursday, Google’s Jeff Huber dropped some interesting stats about our favorite mobile OS. Users have installed more than three billion apps via the Android Market,

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3G Watchdog Keeps an Eye on Your Data Usage

In the age of data caps and throttled speeds, Android users are forced to keep an eye on their data usage any way they can.  I’ve found a pair of

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Jajah – Reach Out and Touch a Facebook Friend

  Jajah has just released their new feature for Android users (iOS version soon to follow) to be able to call online Facebook friends anywhere in the world, right out

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Google Tweaking Market Rankings

Many have noted how ironic it is that search giant Google has not been able to get search right in its own Android Market. It’s a problem that they’ve probably

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Google: “In-App Purchases Only Available on Android 3.0 Devices.” Wait, What?

We just received a tip from one of our readers who was poking around the official Android Market Help guide earlier today. In there, they noticed a little blurb about

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Android Market In-App Billing is Launched

After rolling out testing of in-app billing to developers just last week, Google has announced that the new Market feature has been launched. In-app billing has quite a few possible

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Angry Birds Rio to Launch on Android Market This Week

We thought for just a moment that Amazon had bought exclusive rights to Angry Birds Rio when it appeared on their new app store, but not the Android Market. We were wrong.

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LauncherPro Hits the Market with New Features and Fixes

One of the more popular home screen replacement applications has received an update to version 0.8.4 and brings some new features, gingerbread optimization and more transition effects. The developer Federico Carnales announced the paid verson, LauncherPro+ will also be available in the market soon. Previously a user would purchase the PLUS version via the paypal link inside the free version. The new Android Market policies no longer allow this. I assume this will only benefit the developer. Currently by avoiding the Android Market he’s bypassing Google’s commission, but I believe more people will purchase the paid version now that its easily available in the market.

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“Filthy Rich from Selling Android Apps”

With such striking counter-examples around, we’ve always been suspicious of the conventional wisdom that developers can’t make money with Android apps. Now we have more anecdotal evidence that it’s very

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PhoneFusion Visual Voicemail Back in Android Market

PhoneFusion’s popular Visual Voicemail app, gone from the Android Market for about two weeks, is back and available for users to download once again. But it’s still not totally clear