App Conference and Hackathon arrives this week

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The App Conference and Hackathon get started later this week, giving us two days worth of fun, developer-centric news.  The event takes place in Santa Clara, CA on October 26th and 27th, and will be a great place for new and seasoned mobile developers to rub elbows with like-minded folks. Show ...

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Appbackr seeks to help developers with new distribution formula

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Why waste time worrying about which app store is right for you when someone else will figure it out?

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Blackberry Openly Courts Android Developers to the Fourth Annual Blackberry Developer Conference

Poor, poor, Blackberry(RIM). Quarter after quarter they see their market share fall as Android’s skyrockets. This once dominant brand seemingly imploded over night, leaving its customers, employees and loyalists looking for ways out. RIM’s ship has been steadily sinking, leaving ...

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Sprint to Give Away 1,500 Nexus S 4Gs at Open Solutions Conference

Sprint announced today that Samsung will be a premier partner for their 11th annual developer conference, taking place in early November. What does that mean to those who sign up for the three-day event? Well, if you are among the first 1,500 registered attendees, you’ll walk out with a ...

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Second Annual AndroidTO Conference Kicks off in Toronto on October 26th

Last year, a group of Canadians got together and decided it was time for their lovely nation to celebrate the awesomeness of Android. Gathering together developers, enthusiasts, exhibitors and sponsors, these crafty Canucks created the AndroidTO conference and brought the lean, green, Android ...

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Developers Start Your Engines, Preview of Google TV add-on now Available for Android SDK

Great news for Google TV owners and developers alike. Those promises of the Android Market on your Google TV have just received a huge kick towards reality. In preparation for a soon-to-come Honeycomb update, developers can now download a preview of the Google TV add-on for the Android SDK. ...

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AppDev Hackathon and Bootcamp

Calling all developers! There will be a day-long App Development Hackathon and Bootcamp session taking place during the App Developers Conference on Oct. 26, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention center in the heart of Silicon Valley.The conference itself will run for two days and focus on ...

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Froyo Remains Most Prevalent Android OS Version

According to the most recent data provided by Google, Android 2.2 (Froyo) continues to be the dominant OS version seen on devices. The data, which uses the number of devices that have visited the Android Market in the past 14 days (ending August 1st), gives developers an idea about current ...

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[Developers] Android Market Adds Multiple APK Support

A bit of good news for developers struggling with the whole Android “fragmentation” issue. Changes to the Android Market’s Developer Console now allows for the upload and managing of multiple APKs. This change will now allow developers to have multiple APKs under one app ...

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HTC Appeals to Developers with HTCdev and OpenSense SDK

In an effort to attract developers and interest around their Sense UI, HTC unveiled the OpenSense SDK and an accompanying website, HTCdev.com. The hope here is that developers utilize their tools and create compelling games and software that take advantage of HTC hardware and software. Among ...

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Merchant Sales Reports on Android Market

Developers out there waiting to be able to track your merchant sales, wait no longer! Google has just release a feature for Android Market publishers to view more detailed information about their application sales.

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Google Enhances Android Developer Dashboard with Expanded Stats

Developers can drill down deep into individual application statistics to see exactly which phones and versions of Android are using their apps.

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GetJar and Billing Revolution Looking to Stop Developer High Way Robbery

I have often been accused of being a GetJar.com fanboi, but it is because they keep giving me reasons to pick up my pom-poms. In a press release issued a few days ago, GetJar talked about their team up with Billing Revolution and some pretty impressive conversion rates they were experiencing ...

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Rumor: In-App Purchases to Happen “Early March at Latest”

Whispers of the Android Market allowing purchases within applications have been circulating for quite some time, even in official circles.  Giving developers a way to further make money off of their efforts, this could open the door to host of freemium applications. Rumored to happen in the ...

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COMMUNITY ALERT: DavinciDevelopers Stealing Apps To Sell As Own Creations

The people over at Android Community are reporting today that a group known as the "DavinciDevelopers" has been doing something pretty lowdown with the Android Market. Namely, taking apps that are in development and in the hands of beta testers and posting them to the Android Market as their ...

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