The Wall Street Journal App Shows Android Phones Some Love

Tablet-less Android users may remember the Wall Street Journal’s puzzling decision to release their app exclusively for tablets back in November, and thus alienate the majority of mobile users who use their service. To protest this injustice, Android users from around the world began ...

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Stock Google Voice app running on XOOM

    Today after playing around some more with the XOOM, I figured I’d try to install Google Voice one more time.  Well, what do you know.  It worked!  By the way, this is not the modified .apk found on XDA.  This is the stock version 0.3.4(#13).  So if you can get your hands ...

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Tower Building Chaos Ensues as Jenga Falls into the Android Market

Leslie Scott’s infamous tower-building game Jenga has made its way to Android courtesy of NaturalMotionGames (creators of Backbreaker Football). This anxiety packed puzzler pits users against the evil Dr. Gravity as they attempt to remove lower positioned blocks and reposition them atop ...

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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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