Android Market Could Eclipse App Store This Summer

Come back-to-school time Android users will have more apps to choose from than their Apple counterparts. At least that is what the latest Distimo report tells us. Android is growing its number of apps faster than Apple, even with tablets entering the fray.  We’v already got more free apps ...

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DriveReply 2.1 Released, Aims Toward Driver Safety

Just as drinking and driving don’t mix, talking and/or texting while driving is becoming a major epidemic.  The great people at Iconosys, Inc. have worked hard to help create more safe drivers with their Driveplay 2.1 application.  By reading and watching the news, one doesn’t have ...

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Headcase Games Releases Popular Game 180 for Android with Unique Monetization Scheme

As the Android ecosystem continues to grow at exponential rates, developers are continuously working to find new ways to monetize their apps so that they can make a living like normal people.  Headcasegames.com announced this morning via a press release a unique monetization idea that we found ...

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Google Releases New Android Tools for Google Apps Admins

Google today announced on their Enterprise blog that they have added 3 more Android based tools for administrators of companies who make use of Google’s enterprise suite of web apps.  (please note this is not an update to google apps for Android itself). The first tool will allow ...

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Leaked APKs of Updated Core Android Apps Show Improvements

An updated Android Test Market mysteriously appeared on Tech in 10's Galaxy S Vibrant today. The result was the ability to download non-released and updated versions of a few of the core Android Apps like the Music Player and Gallery. Tech In 10 states that their Market changed on its own to a ...

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RUMOR: Google creating an iOS-like “Game Center” for Android?

Like all rumors, take this one with a grain of salt. The word is that Google is prepping a game-centric social network for Android. This rumor, first published by PocketGamer, says that the network will be superior to Apple’s Gamer Center for iOS in the sense that it will have all of its ...

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RIM Playbook Confirmed to Run Android Applications

Boy Genius Report has received confirmation from RIM that the previously leaked info that the BlackBerry PlayBook will run Android applications.  This is a smart move on RIM’s part as Android has long since overtaken BlackBerry in sales in the US.  A press release confirms the leaked ...

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Amazon Appstore Launches, Features “Test Driving” and Angry Birds Rio

Amazon has just launched their Android application store, dubbing it the “Amazon Appstore.” While some may argue that there is no need for another Android app store, the online shopping website’s app store packs some special features that may have you using their market on ...

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Looking to Learn how to Monetize Your App? APPNATION is Your Ticket!

Last October, we sent one of our editors, Ray Walters, to the APPNATION Conference in San Fransisco, where he reported on the event and got to talk with some movers and shakers in the mobile industry.  Ray said the biggest takeaway he had was that the conference was uniquely geared towards the ...

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Motorola Xoom: Weighed, Measured and Found Wanting

Just this past week, I put my beloved T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Tab on craigslist in anticipation of getting the first Android 3.0 tablet: the Motorola Xoom courtesy of Verizon Wireless.  As expected, the Tab sold rather quickly and the price offered was right so I naturally saw this as a sign to ...

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RIM Trying to Make Their Playbook Tablet Capable of Running Android Apps?

Bloomberg is reporting that RIM (creators of the Blackberry) is working on making Android Apps run on their upcoming tablet debut, the Blackberry Playbook. While it is still a mystery of how, it is still an interesting topic and quite a controversial one for Android users.

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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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Got an App Idea? Apply at Google

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that according to "sources close to the company", Google is getting ready to hire a slew of Android app developers, building an in-house app lab to drive their Market push this upcoming fiscal year.

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A Pair of NASA Apps Land on the Android Market

NASA releases a pair of pretty cool Android apps, that make it easy to either watch their award-winning show or check how they are affecting your local economy.

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HTC Evo 4G Adds More Bloatware, Non-Root Only

Sprint is Americas second provider when it comes to bloatware, just one step behind Verizon. It doesn't load it up with freaking Bing, but they do add all kinds of bloatware, no matter whether users think it's useful or not. But they do update their phones.

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