Watch Google I/O From Your Desk

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 get a look at the great, ...

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Gesture Search: An Open Letter To Google

By now many of you have discovered that Gesture Search is available to all Android 1.6+ devices from the Market. Now question is… is it useful? Most people I have spoken to have given me something along the lines of, “Sort of, but it’s not as accessible as I’d ...

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See, You Can Make Money with Android Apps

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 with his ...

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65% of Android Publishers are Located in United States

We’ve seen figures from inside the Android Market.  We’ve seen numbers that show Android’s growth.  Today, we get to see some numbers that give insight into the people behind the apps.  Distimo‘s latest monthly report is out and it sheds some light on Android ...

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Motorola Milestone Rooted!

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?  It’s all yours. However, as someone who previously bricked a G1, be ...

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Official User Data for Android Developers Helps Cut Through Fragmentation

In an effort to battle fragmentation on the platform, the Android Development team took to the official blog today to announce the availability of a new device dashboard. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Developers Waste Little Time Porting Android 2.1 to Droid

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 best.   As of right now, there are roughly a ...

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Greystripe offers Android Developers Another Way to Monetize Apps

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 ...

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Gameloft is a Buncha Idiots

EDITOR NOTE: This post was originally scheduled to go up earlier in the week, but was pushed back due to a server migration.  We understand Gameloft’s position has changed somewhat since the original news, but still feel obligated to share our opinions on Android gaming as a whole. When ...

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Duarlander Promises Consistent Android Experiences

The issue of Android fragmentation is a legitimate one but has a much greater effect on developers than consumers.  We, as consumers, want your app to work on our phone, period.  Your job as a developer is to insure that it does just that.  And with a now 48 hour return policy in place, ...

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Developers Challenge Trims to Top 200

With the first round of the ADC 2 completed, it’s time to see who has made the cut.  After getting underway back in May, the list has been trimmed to 20 semi-finalists from 10 categories.  Over the next weeks (months), Android users will be able to help decide who takes home the top 3 ...

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How to Fix the Android SDK Debug Monitor in OS X Snow Leopard

The Android SDK is probably my favorite tool to come out of the Android OS so far. I use it for everything- installing apps, emulator tests, moving files- I even use the Dalvik Device Monitor (ddms) to take screenshots and terminate apps. But when I upgraded to Snow Leopard earlier this month, ...

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Flurry Launches Channel Partner Program

Top Mobile Development Companies Add Flurry Analytics to Solutions for Key Clients San Francisco – June 26, 2009 – Flurry, the leading cross-platform mobile application analytics provider, today announced the establishment of a channel partner program.  The company’s partners ...

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Top Android Director Leaves for Coupons Inc.

One of the original software engineers for the Android platform has left the Google team for Coupons Inc.,  a company who designs software for creation, distribution and tracking of coupons.  Steven Horowitz was part of the Android staff from way back, having been recruited by Andy Rubin in ...

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Android Market to Offer Geo-Targeting in Coming Weeks

Registered Android Market developers are seeing an email being sent out regarding location targeting for apps in the next few weeks.  If you want to specify which countries have access to your applications, you’ll be able to do so through the publisher website. Hello, I’m writing to ...

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