The official Android Developers Dashboard has been updated today with new data as well as historical information to aid developers. Not only do we get to see how each platform stacks up in the Android legacy pie, but now we can find historical distribution for …
The Android Developers Blog has an very interesting article up this morning concerning their ability to implement remote application removal. Along with over-the-air updates and an application “sandbox and permissions model”, Google has plenty of tools to safeguard Android users. Malicious applications or security threats …
On the Android Market forums there is an uproar: many apps significantly suddenly dropped their counts. We already covered Market issues twice in the past week and Google even apologized to developers. However last night the first thing I noticed was that my “Credit Card” …
Google has just announced a new Labs service called Google Storage for Developers that provides cloud storage for web and mobile applications. Users will be able to easily manage their data via a web interface. When launched, this paid service should compete with Amazon Web Services. …
If you are an aspiring Android developer looking to pick up some tutorials and best practices, you may want to swing by The Pragmatic Bookshelf. The 3rd edition of Ed Burnette‘s “Hello, Android” is now available and readers can save 30 percent off their purchases. …
Can’t make it to Google I/O on May 19th and 20th? That’s alright, there are thousands of others just like you. Fortunately, Google is going to be broadcasting the two-day event live via YouTube. This way all of you aspiring developers and Google lovers can …
Hey look, a success story for an Android developer! We’ve been waiting for the day when a developer steps up and says, “Hey! I make pretty decent money from Android!” While it’s not quite the runaway success that Trism was, Edward Kim is tickled pink …
We’ve seen figures from inside the Android Market.Â We’ve seen numbers that show Android’s growth.Â Today, we get to see some numbers that give insight into the people behind the apps.Â Distimo‘s latest monthly report is out and it sheds some light on Android developers …
Well it took a while, but the Motorola Milestone has finally been rooted! Now all happy Milestone owners can enjoy loading custom ROMs on to their hot multi-touch handset. How about Android 2.1, HTC Sense, or Motoblur?Â It’s all yours. However, as someone who previously …
In an effort to battle fragmentation on the platform, the Android Development team took to the official blog today to announce theÂ availabilityÂ of a new device dashboard.
In a move that comes as little surprise, some crafty developers have managed to extract Android 2.1 from a Nexus One handset to port it to the Motorola Droid. Does it work? Yes and no. According to comments left by the devs, it’s buggy at …
Greystripe, a mobile advertising network specializing in rich media, has started offering their ad formats to Android developers looking for effective ways to monetize their applications. After delivering ads on over 300 million games and apps for iPhone and Java, the company is expanding into …
EDITOR NOTE: This post was originally scheduled to go up earlier in the week, but was pushed back due to a server migration.Â We understand Gameloft’s position has changed somewhat since the original news, but still feel obligated to share our opinions on Android gaming …
The issue of Android fragmentation is a legitimate one but has a much greater effect on developers than consumers.Â We, as consumers, want your app to work on our phone, period.Â Your job as a developer is to insure that it does just that.Â And …
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