Android Preferred to iOS When It Comes to Ads

Chalk up another win for Android (however bittersweet it may be). The CEO of Pontiflex recently was quoted saying that Android was more important for mobile ads because it was so much faster in implementing ads.

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Samsung Continuum – A Sinking Ship Without Developers

Last night Samsung unveiled their next Galaxy S phone, the Samsung Continuum. The handset offers many exclusive features that have the potential to offer some really new features to anyone who would want this kind of phone. Unfortunately I think that list is getting smaller and smaller, given ...

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Which Version of Android Should I Develop For? (Part 1)

Android has a whole lot of platform versions, splintering the market. For some developers it’s really hard to choose between compatibility and new features. Developing for Android 2.2 means that you’ve got lots of new and handy features, but there’s still a lot of phones with ...

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Sony opens registration for Google TV devs

Sony is now accepting registration for developers who want to get in on their Sony Internet TV. Also known as the NSX-46GT1, the Sony Internet TV is the first HDTV to incorporate the much-anticipated Google TV, which we first reported on back in May. This is big news for Google TV fans, because ...

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Android Market – New Countries

After allowing developers from more countries to sell apps, Google said that they would give access to paid apps to users from more countries. Well, it happened yesterday, now paid apps are available in: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, ...

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Amazon Android App Store in the Works?

Something very interesting popped up over at the Androidcommunity.com forums earlier today.  It could mean Amazon is swinging for the fences in terms of their involvement in Android, or it could mean very little.  The post refers to an email that a developer received regarding an ...

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Developer’s Spotlight: Smart Lock 2.0′s David Shellabarger

The Android community is growing and becoming quite impressive.  A very large, and huge part of that community are Android’s army of developers.  It is because of this and the role that they play, that we will be featuring developers as often as we can in our very own Developer’s ...

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AdSense for Mobile Success Story: APNDroid

Martin Adamek, one of the developers of APNDroid, recently received an email from Google AdSense for Mobile Applications, letting him know that they’d made some subtle UI changes to the ads. To enhance user experience, the ads now featured a button on the right instead of the entire text ...

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Report: App Developers See More Long-Term Viability in Android, Not iOS

It seems that Android is making waves over at Bloomberg.com, and once again, it’s over Apple and their coveted iPhone; however, this time, it is not in specs and phones, but the market and applications that Google is excelling. The article states that, “More than half the 2,733 ...

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Another Software Engineer Leaves Android Behind

Wash, Rinse, Repeat.  For a second time in as many days, we’ve learned a member of the Android team is leaving the platform behind to embark on a new journey.  Today finds software engineer Cédric Beust blogging about his Android departure.  After spending the last four years working with ...

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Google Senior Product Manager Heads for Facebook

Senior Product Manager (Android), Erick Tseng, has left Google behind as he heads off to a company you may have heard of – Facebook. While neither company has come out to say anything official, it’s widely assumed that he’ll be working on their Android application. The news ...

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“Sloof Lirpa” Source Code Released

On April Fool’s Day we released an app on the Android Market that claimed to be a World War 2 First Person Shooter which ended up actually being a humorous self-destruct button. While it was a dirty mean trick we have released the source code of our April Fool’s Day app after we got ...

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Rumours Say Canada May Have Paid Apps Soon

Android is nothing new in Canada and while we don’t have a very large selection of different handsets, the average person would be able to tell you what it is. We may be quite excited about Android and it’s edgy approach to the mobile scene, but now we want more!

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FixIt!: Users

There are 4 main elements that make a successful platform: 1. great evolutionary hardware, 2. opened operative system, 3. lots of smart developers and finally 4. an enthusiastic bunch of users. If only one of these 4 elements is missing, the platform may be bound to fail over time. For the ...

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“Bebbled” Game Review + Developer Interview

Bebbled, a game that has been around in the Android Market for FREE since October, recently appeared in the Featured App’s section. Due to its increasing popularity it is only proper that AndroidGuys take a look and have their say, and a lot of good we have to say.

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