Rumor: In-App Purchases to Happen “Early March at Latest”

Whispers of the Android Market allowing purchases within applications have been circulating for quite some time, even in official circles.  Giving developers a way to further make money off of their efforts, this could open the door to host of freemium applications. Rumored to happen in the ...

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Paid Apps that Pay Off: $150,000 in a Month

We all know the Android Market's bad rap: developers make money on paid apps. Rovio said so. Larva Labs said so. Even Google said so recently, saying that the number of paid app purchases are not increasing as they should with the increases in use of Android in general. So it must be true, ...

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AndroidMarketZOOM Takes a Deep Look into the Success of the Android Market in 2010

AndroidZOOM has put together an interesting pdf, which is chockfull of 2010 Android Market statistics and challenges for 2011. The report showcases the vast growth that the Market has seen over the past year including number of apps, submitted, ratio of paid and free apps, and most downloaded apps.

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What Do YOU Think of the New Android Market Website? [POLL]

We know you've seen the new Android Market. What we don't know is what you think of it. That's why we created a poll!

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Google Working on In-App Payments, Other Market Enhancements

At the Inside Social Apps conference this week, Eric Chu, Android Platform Manager, said that the number of paid app purchases are not increasing as they should with the increases in use of Android in general, and that's something Google wants to fix for developers. Improvements planned for ...

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AAA Roadside Now Available for Android

AAA releases their renowned "Roadside Assistance" app for Android, making it easier than ever to use your AAA membership without ever having to make a phone call.

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Android Market Tweaked for Google TV Integration

Android developers logging into the market publishing console will find another new option waiting for them. It appears Google has started adjusting the back-end in preparation for releasing the Android Market onto Google TV. A new filter was recently spied, giving devs the ability to target ...

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Google Continuing to Clean Up the Market

We've known for some time that Google doesn't hesitate to remove apps from the Market that violate the distribution terms that developers agree to. Tonight, we've learned of another instance: the developer of EliteBomb and EliteBomb Plus, who openly describes the app as "the first SMS spammer ...

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Android Market Unofficially Hits 200,000 Applications

The Android Market continues to swell at an enormous rate, adding new apps and games faster than most expected. Officially, Google puts the number of available titles at 100,000 but we know it's higher. How high exactly? Androlib.com has pegged the figure at 200,000 apps.

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AT&T Gets Direct Carrier Billing for Android Market

AT&T becomes the 2nd carrier to offer Android Market Carrier Billing for paid apps. AT&T Android users should be getting an update soon that includes this feature, as well as the new Android Market.

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Change in URL Structure is Latest Sign of Web-Based Android Market

The long, grueling wait for a fully functional web-based Android Market may be just about over. We've been asking for one since the Market launched back in 2008, but it wasn't until Vic Gundotra got on stage at 2010's Google I/O that we saw what was in store for us. Given all the recent ...

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AppBrain Adds Mature Content Filter to System

The guys at AppBrain are continuing to push forward with new features for their app distribution model, adding enhancements and services at a regular rate. The popular web-based Android Market tool has evolved over time, providing one of the most compelling ways to discover and download ...

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Developers Troubled with New Android Market, Too

It seems that users aren’t the only folks having issues with the newly updated Android Market.  We reported earlier about one of our readers who ran into problems with his previously downloaded apps where plenty of others have seen similar issues.  Shortly after we published the article, ...

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Having Trouble With New Android Market? You’re Not Alone

For most folks, the new Android Market app received over the last few days is one heck of an awesome new experience. For others, however, they are finding the distribution portal has been less than desirable.

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Developers Now Have 4,000 Characters to Describe Android Apps in Market

ne of the biggest complaints around the Android Market has long been the tiny amount of space given to developers to describe the app. For companies who roll out multiple updates in a short window, they previously had to resort to using some of that precious space to note changes in the ...

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