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AppBrain Launches Push Installation for Apps via Website

Last month at Google I/O we got a early glimpse into some of features that will hit Android in the future.  Not quite ready for Froyo, many expect to see

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160,000 Android Phones Sold Daily, Market Nears 70,000 Applications

Speaking earlier today at the Droid X launch, Andy Rubin (Google VP of engineering) said that Android phones are being activated at a rate of 160,000 per day.  Yes, that’s

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AT&T Does it Again, Restricts Non-Market Apps on HTC Aria

Gosh darnit AT&T.  Just when we thought you were starting to get Android you had to go and pull this stuff again.  Like the Motorola Backflip, the just-announced HTC Aria

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Google Acknowledges Market Issues, Says They’re Fixed

We were just talking this morning about Android Market issues, missing apps, and missing comments.  It turns out Google was all over this one but simply didn’t do a good

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Is Something Happening to Your Android Market?

I’m thinking that something is brewing on Android market.  Yesterday afternoon I noticed that order of many apps in the “Productivity” category had changed drastically.  The last I checked, at

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Next-Gen Market in the Works? (Rumor)

Android Police reports that they received a tip about upcoming changes in the Android Market, giving some exciting details about some possibilities that could be in the works. According to

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Have You Seen the New Android Market Yet?

Sometime over the last few days Google refreshed the look of the Android Market website.  While it’s not a total redesign of the previous setup, it does look like the

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KeyesLabs Fights App Piracy with Automatic Application Licensing

KeyesLabs, makers of Screebl and Screebl Pro, have found their apps getting rather popular.  Great news, right?  Unfortunately, it’s not.  Developer and founder David Keyes estimates that after nearly 100,000

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Android Market to Hit 50,000 Apps in Time for Google I/O

With all the recent talk about Android growth and trying to sway developers to the platform, we thought we’d stroll by Androlib to get a feel for where the number

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Automatic App Updating Coming in Android 2.2

One Android feature that our readers have been asking for is the ability to update all applications and games to the latest release.   It’s not uncommon for the average user

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Protected Apps Missing for HTC Desire Owners

Some HTC Desire owners are starting to run into aggravation over the inability to download select apps from the Android Market.  Apparently, Google yet to “sign off” the new HTC

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Android Market Now 38,000 Apps Deep, Nexus One Profitable

It seems like we were just talking about hitting 30,000 apps only a few days ago, doesn’t it?  Well, the semi-official word out of Google today is that the Android

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New Motoblur Handset or Really Good Photoshop Job?

Droiddog.com is reporting that the handset pictured to the left may be a new Motoblur prototype from Motorola in the wild.  The details and chain of events that led to

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Special Edition AndroidGuys Podcast This Thursday!

Mark your calendars for this Thursday, 7PM Pacific/10PM Eastern for a special edition of our AndroidGuys Podcast! We’re trying some new things, with a new format for Thursday nights… you

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Kickstart Your Android App Funding

A 50th Android business model is to go with a pre-paid funding model, collecting the money needed to build the app up front. Learn more about how you can achieve this using Kickstarter in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!