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 own creations. A quote from the Android Community article:
The long, grueling wait for a fully functional web-based Android Market may be just about over. We’ve been asking for one since the Market launched back in 2008, but it wasn’t until Vic Gundotra got on stage at 2010’s Google I/O that we saw what was in store for us. Given all the recent changes, it looks as if the new desktop client is upon us.
ne of the biggest complaints around the Android Market has long been the tiny amount of space given to developers to describe the app. For companies who roll out multiple updates in a short window, they previously had to resort to using some of that precious space to note changes in the app/game. That went away with the new “recent changes” feature, and developers had those characters freed up for descriptions. Apparently, Google thinks developers need more space yet. Way more space.
Fring, the first company to offer video chat for Android, has been doing rather well for itself lately. As some of you know, the app launched with the HTC EVO
Zedge has officially opened the doors up to their Discovery Network, which aims to level the playing field for independent Android developers. With over 30 million unique visitors a month, they have learned what it is that users are looking for in their smart phones. Taking everything they know into consideration, they decided they could help put the best stuff in front of these users.
I just received very interesting notification from Android Market notifying me that the developer console will be out of service Nov 18 for whole 6 hours. Now, I’ve had apps
Simply put, ads within apps can be a sore topic on all sides. Nobody likes to see ads popping up every time they perform an action on their phone. Yet
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
Amazon is doing their part to cozy up next to Android developers. We recently saw the terms and conditions leak online which showed a $99 annual fee that devs were
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”.
Last week, we were among dozens of media outlets that reported that sketchy wallpaper apps were sending your personal data to servers in China. It turns out, those claims were
Today finds Sprint announcing their free Sprint Zone application to help customers pay bills, check voice and data usage, and manage accounts. Available as an icon on the EVO 4G
Google just released App Inventor for Android, a web based application builder that will help aspiring young developers create Android applications with just few drags and drops and no need
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
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