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.
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.
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.
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.
Mobile media company BuzzCity launched its new Android SDK this Tuesday following success of its recent release for BlackBerry. The new SDK will allow developers to embed advertisements in their
The hot rumor this week is that Amazon is considering an Android app store of their own. Depending on where you read it, they are also mulling the idea of an Android device (tablet) as well. We’re almost 100% certain of the app store at this point, but we’re not completely sold on the tablet – yet. Looking forward with the assumption that the store launches in the near future, let’s examine a few reasons as to why it’s good for Android in genera
Apple rules the short term but Android holds more promise in the long term. At least this is what a majority of those survey by Appcelerator and IDC are saying. A survey released today shows that most of the 2,400 developers polled believe Android will be the platform best positioned to “power a large number and variety of connected devices in the future”.
As you might know, you can buy Paid apps in the Market only if you are located in a country from a list of only the few available. Well, the
Our friends over at the world’s 2nd largest 3rd party app market, Get Jar, have launched some new functionality on their site that allows consumers to have yet another way
For the past two years I have had many Android devices, some good some not so good. But what was delivered this week definitely falls into the Good camp. You
Android is proving to be not only beneficial (and fun) in everyday consumer usage, but now we’re seeing how practical it can be in other situations. Take for instance the
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
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
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
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