100,000 Apps and Counting

According to Androlib’s Blog, and as we predicted a few weeks ago, the Android Market has surpassed 100,000 application submissions since its inception.  Androlib, however, stresses that this doesn’t necessarily mean there are 100,000 active applications in the market.  They put ...

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Take the Paid App Pledge!

Android users get a bad rap. They say we expect apps to be free, that we won’t pay for apps like users of other platforms will, and that consequently it’s not worth developers’ time to work on Android apps. Let’s prove ‘em wrong. Here’s an example of what ...

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Download This: Wapedia

Everyone uses Wikipedia to get basic information on practically anything.  Wapedia, developed by Taptu, is the best client bringing Wikipedia to your mobile phone with an amazing interface and a simple layout. If you want to conclude heated arguments with friends on the go, Wapedia is what you ...

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Verizon’s Recommended Apps for Summer Travel

Whether you’re planning a quick office getaway or a two-week vacation this summer, Verizon has picked out a couple of apps for you.  Some are designed to help you prepare for the flight and hotel booking while others will come in handy once you arrive at your destination.  Take a look at ...

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Let’s Try That Again: Gameloft Releases Ten HD Games for Android

It was one week ago today that Gameloft unveiled ten HD games for Android handsets.  It was almost immediately pointed out that there were problems with finding and loading games onto various handsets.  Gameloft quickly and quietly pulled the links down.  Today sees the developers giving it a ...

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Pre-Alpha Test This: Firefox for Android

Are you excited by the long awaited release of Fennec (Firefox for mobile devices) on Android? Then, good news, you can now download and install pre-Alpha nightly builds! As outlined in the Mozilla wiki, the app is at a very early stage of development and still needs lots of work. But it is ...

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PrimeTime2Go: Mobile DVR for Moto

QuickPlay Media has released PrimeTime2Go, a subscription-based Android app that not only allows you to watch TV shows over wifi, but also to use the phone as a DVR. (Edit: To clarify, shows must be downloaded over wifi, but no connection is needed to watch them after they’re ...

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Opinion: What Should Become of Google’s Phone Site?

Last week, Google openly admitted to the world that it had failed in its online phone store experiment. I won’t lie… It takes real guts to tell the entire world you were wrong. But admitting failure is worthless, unless you learn from your experience, and implement a change for the ...

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Juicy Development Releases ‘Police Scanner’ for Android

Juicy Development released Police Scanner for Android handset market. This is based on the iPhone version (one of the Top 100) and will allow you to listen to live audio feeds from RadioReference.com. With over 2,300 national and international EMS streams, Police Scanner offers a large ...

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MyAssist Puts a Personal Concierge in your Android Powered Pocket

According to a press release at marketwire.com, My Assist is releasing an Android app to interface with the personal concierge services offered at their site.  If you have ever wanted a personal consultant before, this is the app for you!   Did you know you could advertise your app on ...

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Battle of the Network Stars

When purchasing a new phone many of us are being faced with not only a question of a handset but a prospective betrothed wireless carrier for at least a two year term (this is/was the genius of the Nexus One, more on that later).  That has not been more evident since Apple signed an ...

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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 to see 15 or more notifications a day indicating new versions of downloaded apps.  As phones get bigger and allow ...

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Android Advocacy: We Try Harder

No one will contradict me when I say that when it comes to application stores, Apple has it down and Google is the unfortunate underdog. With only a couple years in the game, this is no surprise to anyone and could have been very much expected. Although it’s days like today that we learn ...

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What Does The Google Apps Marketplace Mean For Android?

Just a few hours ago, Google launched their Google App Marketplace with over 50 vendors ready to serve up a host of applications that integrate directly with Google services. A bold move for sure, but one that may have a larger impact on Android than at first glance.   Did you know you ...

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Canadians Finally Get Paid Android Apps!

Attention Canadians: Now you can buy paid Android Apps! That’s right, now you will be able to get all those pro apps, Americans have been buying for quite sometime. Check out this Android Guys article if you need any recommendations. Also, if you are Canadian and reading this, let us know ...

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