Facebook now lets you put a Like button in your app

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A huge number of people who visit Facebook are on a smartphone or tablet, using the official Facebook app. Because of the quantity of people using the mobile versions, it would be crazy of Facebook not to enable the “Like” button on mobile applications. That’s why ...

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Google Play Store now shows in-app purchase prices and developers address

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Recently there’s been quite a stir going on regarding Google’s new requirement for developers to provide an address for any paid apps to be displayed on the app page in the Play Store. Now it seems app pages have been updated to display the developer’s address, along with a ...

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Google dangles $100k carrot for Project Ara developers

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Project Ara, Google’s modular smartphone endeavor, will be here before you know it. Just a few days ago, they held a developer’s conference for Ara, and gave us some great insight as to what’s to come. During the conference, Google unveiled a contest to Ara developers with a ...

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Google launches I/O 2014 website with registration opening on April 8

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Google developers conference I/O is due to be held in San Francisco, California, for June 25-26th and today the company launched their website for the event. Registration for Google I/O 2014 will oepn between April 8th at 5:00am PDT until April 10th at 5:00pm PDT. During that time you can ...

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Pebble Appstore Beta 8 hands-on

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The time is finally here… well, almost. Pebble finally announced their appstore for iOS, and left Android users waiting around for the launch on their favorite mobile platform. Recently, the Pebble team opened up a beta build to the public. It works, but remember: this is a very early ...

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Developers We Love: Noodlecake Studios

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Developers We Love is an ongoing series of posts designed to help discover great Android apps and games. We use the column to highlight both big name developers as well as small, indie outfits. Typically, we’ll opt for those who have released a number of titles before considering them for ...

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Amazon now lets users send Amazon Coins as gifts

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Amazon on Thursday introduced a new option which should help spur additional downloads of Android games and apps – and developer revenue. Starting today, you can buy Amazon Coins as gifts for friends and family members. These coins, which have been around for much of 2013, can be used to ...

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Amazon gives Android developers Analytics and A/B Testing services

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Amazon today announced another pair of tools aimed at helping developers create the best mobile app/game experience. Available immediately, both Analytics and A/B Testing services are offered as a free, single SDK. One helps keep an eye on how one experience works against others while the other ...

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Appstore Developer Select rewards developers who optimize apps for Kindle Fire line

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Amazon on Tuesday announced a new initiative which rewards developers who optimize Android apps for the Kindle Fire line of tablets. Known as the Appstore Developer Select program, incentives include credits in hosting services, tools for better discovery, and premium placement in ...

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Jelly Bean nears 50% saturation of Android devices

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Roughly a year and a half after making its debut, the Jelly Bean version of Android is nearing the fifty percent mark. New figures showing on the developer blog put the platform at 48.6 percent of all devices. Android 2.3 Gingerbread still accounts for 28.5 percent of the pie and holds strong ...

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OpenKit 1.0 is now available for download

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OpenKit, the open source back-end platform for “truly social” cross platform games, announced today that V1.0 of the back-end service is now live across iOS and Android, with Unity™ plug-in support, and is now available to all developers at http://openkit.io. OpenKit was conceived ...

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Jelly Bean is now (finally) most common version of Android

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More than one year after its debut, Android 4.1/4.2 becomes the most used version of the platform.

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Full agenda, list of sessions for Google I/O 2013 revealed

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With no less than 16 Android and 4 Glass sessions expected, Google IO 2013 will be amazeballs.

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Amazon Appstore expanding to 200 more countries in coming months

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Amazon this week announced that the Amazon Appstore will be expansion to nearly 200 countries over the next few months. As part of the global growth, developers will be able to take advantage of the tools available today, including 1-click purchasing, in-app purchases, GameCircle, and A/B ...

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HTC introduces the HTC One Developer Edition

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The HTC One, available for pre-order right now, is one of the best Android devices available. Highly appreciated by reviewers and critics alike, HTC introduced the developer edition of the HTC One. In a nutshell, it’s everything HTC One is but  with an unlocked SIM and bootloader.  Specs ...

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