Yes, you read that headline right. We’ve put together a short list of Android apps to help you discover more Android apps and games. Why? Because there is nothing quite like the serendipitous feeling of stumbling into a new favorite app. We’re here to help you channel …
AppBrain is kicking off yet another developer tool for Android coders looking to gain some app exposure. It’s called Apptimizer and, as the name suggests, it helps developers optimize their apps for listing in Google Play store. In a nutshell, each app can get an …
Remember early this month when Google advised they would be taking a more proactive approach to removing shoddy or spammy apps? Designed to keep the the Google Play Store a little cleaner and more user friendly, this was to be Google’s way of getting in …
Appbrain today introduced a handful of new features for their site which aims to help Android developers. Available immediately, Appbrain provides access and insight into the market share of various ad networks, social SDKs, and other tools. If you’re curious to see which ad network …
AppBrain has rolled out a new feature to their Android app discovery service today called The AppBrain Stream. What does it do? Oh just about everything. Simply put, the AppBrain Stream is a personalized news stream of all application and game related events which you …
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.
Good news AppBrain fans! The 3rd party market that actually allows you to search Android apps with some kind of filtering system is reporting on their blog that their “fast web installer” utility is now working again after a Market update broke it. There are some limitations however, a quote from their blog outline them:
Since we have seen the launch of the new web based Android Market, questions have surfaced about 3rd party app markets like our beloved AppBrain. Will they survive? Will they be forced out of relevancy? Can they continue to grow? According to Mathijs Vogelzgang, developer for AppBrain.com, the answer is a resounding “YES!”.
AppBrain, one of the more forward thinking apps for maintaining and installing Android applications pushed out their V5 update today, giving their users new functionalities to play with. A quote from their blog post about the release:
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 …
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, …
We really like it when developers and providers for Android listen to the feedback their users are giving them. Appbrain.com informed us through a press release that they have made some significant changes to their site to better serve their users.
The team behind AppBrain has put together a very insightful look into the Android Market and the current state of its apps. There are some truly interesting facts to glean from their research, some of which I’ll quickly outline.
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 these goodies land with Gingerbread late this year or early next year. Among the standout …
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