AppBrain is taking advantage of the C2DM (Cloud to Device Messaging) framework available with the Android 2.2 update to let users send wallpapers and webpages to their mobile device from the web. AppBrain’s blog shows us how to send links to your phone from their …
As Android continues to grow, so does the number of players entering the app distribution game. A few of today’s current alternatives include GetJar, SlideME, AppBrain, and OnlyAndroid. Looking forward, we are hearing about app stores from bigger players like Verizon, Motorola, Amazon, and now …
By the time you finish reading this post, another three or four players will have entered the Android app store market. At least that it how it seems of late. The most recent big name company whispered in the same sentence as Android apps – …
One big bone of contention for many new Android users is having to use Google Checkout over Paypal for purchasing apps. It’s not that Checkout is a total hassle to set up, but, rather, most folks are just more acquainted with Paypal. Plus, Paypal is …
New figures hot off the press! Google has released the latest figures for devices accessing the Android Market and we’re getting closer to a Froyo majority. The period ending October 1 shows all legacy versions of the platform dipping ever so slightly while Android 2.2 …
The Amazon store for Android apps is practically a certainty at this point. NDA’s are being sent out, facts and figures are being whispered, and tech blogs are going crazy. I know I have my own reasons as to whether this app store is good …
It’s a platitude at this point that app discovery is a pain point for the Android Market, but many of us have found that the web interface/Android app combination of AppBrain goes a long way toward easing that pain. As good as AppBrain already was, …
In a press release put out today, Mobile Security firm NetQin is reporting that through GetJar’s pay per download ad campaign system, they have seen 100% growth in the US market for their product, as well as a 90% conversion rate from the ad campaign …
For the past two years I have had many Android devices, some good some not so good. But what was delivered this week definitely falls into the Good camp. You see I am the proud owner of a new Verizon Droid X made by Motorola. …
Arron La, developer of Advanced Task Manager, recently posted information about that app’s revenue in an effort “to highlight how Android is a viable revenue stream after reading countless stories that it is not.” La published the paid version of the app in February, 2009, …
According to a Bloomberg report on Friday, Ebay’s PayPal is in talks with Google about adding its payment service to Android devices. If the negotiations go as Google is planning, PayPal could be available for the Android Market by the end of the year, perhaps the Fall. …
Augen, maker of the GenTouch78, the well known ”$150 Kmart tablet,” has been under fire from Google for distributing the Android Market and other Google apps without permission. Since Augen and Google were not able to come to an licensing arrangement for the proprietary apps (no …
We ran across this editorial today from Engadget, talking about the existence of some offensive Nazi themes that come up when you search the keyword “Jewish” in the Android Market. Make sure you read the authors thoughts on this issue. It seems that Michael Gartenberg, …
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- Common Android Questions
- Where do I find apps and games?
- How do I uninstall apps or games?
- How do I add an email account?
- How do I create a new contact?
- How do I check to see if there is an Android update?
- How do I change the wallpaper?
- How do I toggle Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc?
- How do I add an icon or widget to the home screen?
- How do I lock my Android?
- How do I adjust screen brightness?