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Amazon Appstore Titles, Prices Leak

Signs are piling up that Amazon’s challenger to the Android Market will be launching very soon. Last week, we heard that the latest Angry Birds app will launch exclusively on

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Droid 3 Caught on Camera

It was just yesterday that we heard about several new Verizon handsets, including the grandson of the OG Droid, the Droid 3. And today, we have photos of the little

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SPB Tablet UI, a Custom Honeycomb Launcher Concept

There’s an overload of third-party launchers in the Market, but there’s no custom launcher available for Honeycomb. Of course that’s not strange, considering that the first Honeycomb device, the XOOM,

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AppBrain Adds More Metric Info For Your Statistical Delight

The independent 3rd party Android market, AppBrain, added some interesting metrics to their lineup of stat info that you can access on their site. If you are a developer that has an app on AppBrain, you already know about their pretty impressive developer dashboard that gives you all kinds of information goodies about users that download your apps, as well as the ability to have your app promoted if it fits the criteria. In addition to that, AppBrain has added the ability to view some new Market statistics.

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Everbadge Lets Devs Add Badges to Any Android App

I don’t know what it is about the whole badge idea, but it is a pretty successful mechanic to attract users to an application. Perhaps it has something to do with the whole “gotta catch em all” kind of thing. Regardless of the reason, badges bring traffic to apps, and Everbadge is there to help devs try to leverage that traffic. In a press release, Everbadge has announced the release of their SDK that both allows devs to insert a badge system into their app, and at the same time monetizing their apps to a point by allowing cross promotion of other apps that employ the Everbadge system. Check out the full press release after the break, then get working on the badge system for your next big app. Make us want to “catch ’em all!”

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Get the AllRecipes.com “Dinner Spinner” Android App

If you are like the average American, you could use a few more hours in your day, or at least some tools to help you make some mundane decisions such as what to have for dinner. AllRecipes.com has given our busy schedules some hope in the form of their new app built for Android, the “Dinner Spinner”.

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Download This: Car Dashboard

Car Dashboard aims to be a step up from Google’s Car Home app, providing not only big-button shortcuts but speedometer and other relevant information. The app launches automatically when you place

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PicPlz Adds New Features: Borders and Collections

Photosharing app PicPlz, on the heels of a complete redesign just last month, has added two new features in an update to the app: borders and collections. The new borders

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Poynt Hits 1 Billion Local Searches

Poynt Corporation, developer of the Poynt local search app, recently announced quite a milestone: users of the app have performed more than 1 billion queries and actions. These include searches

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Wanna Make Calls on Your Nook Color?

It seems it is possible using blue tooth and SIP on a Nook Color that has been rooted and has the latest CM7 Nightly for Encore flashed to it.  It

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ScoreLoop Encouraging IOS Devs to Make the Move to Android

Is it just me, or does it feel like that perhaps the industry is finally taking notice that Android is here to stay?  The latest indication that this is so

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Immersion Releases Haptic Feedback SDK for Android

Immersion Corporation, who has been a leader in touch feedback technology, has released MOTIV SDK 1.0, a tool kit for Android developers to easily integrate a variety of haptic feedback into

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Download This: Seek Droid

Seek Droid is a utility that will help you find your phone when it has been lost or stolen. When you first open the app after installing it, Seek Droid

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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

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WinAmp Goes 1.0 for Android

Nullsoft, the makers of WinAmp (and owned by AOL), have announced today that they have upgraded their popular music player app for Android to 1.0 today, giving users a bunch