Urban Airship Launches In-App Purchases for Android

One of the major sources of revenue friction for developers has been the lack of a mechanism for in-app purchases within Android applications.  Google recently announced that in-app purchases were rolled out for Android, indicating for us that we would begin to see different developers and ...

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Google Releases New Android Tools for Google Apps Admins

Google today announced on their Enterprise blog that they have added 3 more Android based tools for administrators of companies who make use of Google’s enterprise suite of web apps.  (please note this is not an update to google apps for Android itself). The first tool will allow ...

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Android’s Andy Rubin Gets Promoted

The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that newly minted Google CEO Larry Page has promoted Android head Andy Rubin today, along with six other executives in Google.

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Andy Rubin Clears the Air About Android Rumors

Android head Andy Rubin took to the Android Developers Blog to clear the air about rumors that have been circulating recently: that Google is imposing new rules to reduce fragmentation, and that they are holding back release of Honeycomb source code in a way that betrays open ...

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Rumor: Google Working on Nexus Tablet?

There is an interesting rumor/line of thought from an article over at unwiredview.com, talking about some conversations and rumors the author has heard concerning the idea that LG is working with Google to release a "Nexus Tablet", branded by Google itself. The reason the rumors are floating ...

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Google Takes Another Step Towards Making NFC Payments a Reality

For those of us Android users that are looking forward to being able to literally do everything with our Android powered smart phones, Google has taken another step towards making that a reality by partnering with Mastercard and Citigroup to make NFC payments a reality.

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Confirmed: Google Launches In-App Billing for Developers to Test

We reported yesterday that Google was rolling out in-app purchases in developer dashboards according to a tweet from Hyperbees, and now we have official confirmation from the Android developer blog talking about the fact that Google has opened up the ability to test in-app purchases in advance ...

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Google: “No Honeycomb For You, at Least Not Yet”.

All of us Honeycomb maniacs are going to have to wait awhile for our favorite community developers to get their hands on the Honeycomb source from Google.  Businessweek reported yesterday that Google is going to be holding back the source code for Honeycomb due to the fact that it is tailored ...

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In-App Purchases Coming Soon?

The above image is from a tweet from developer hyperbees, giving us a hint that perhaps that we are going to see in-app purchased go live soon, since they are seeing clues about it in their developer dashboard.  This would be a major step forward for both Google and developers alike, as it ...

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Sprint and Google Voice Get Cozy; Heavy Integration Coming (UPDATE)

In an unfathomable move, the third largest wireless carrier in the US has allowed Google passage far beyond what anyone would have expected. Today, before the company’s scheduled CTIA show-off session, Sprint and Google have announced a partnership that will seemingly end what many are ...

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Google Installing Thousands of Special Cash- Register Systems for NFC Test

Google is expected to begin testing the NFC payment option within the next four months, using phones such as the Nexus S.

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Symantec Reports On Fake Google Security Patch

Symantec is reporting today that they have found some suspicious code in a repackaged version of an app that Google recently pushed called the “Android Market Security Tool”.  It seems that some enterprising hacker got their hands on the app, injected some malicious intent, then ...

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You Could Win a Ticket to Google I/O!

There is now yet another reason I wish I was a developer, namely the fact that Google has now decided to give away 100 tickets to it's sold out developer conference, Google I/O! This is not just a normal giveaway though, it is totally geared towards developers who can acutally, well, develop. ...

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A Hint of Things to Come for Google Voice VoIP?

There is an interesting article over at the Disruptive Telephony site, talking about how the author has gotten his Google Voice number to work entirely over IP, using something called a "SIP" address to initiate the voice session. In an unofficial way, the author of the article is saying that ...

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Google Announces Instant Previews for Android 2.2+ [VIDEO]

Google rolls out another feature to their mobile search page today with Instant Previews. Much like its desktop counterpart, it lets users see what they are about to click on... or avoid.

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