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Google Play will soon list in-app purchase price ranges

Taking effect on September 30th, Google have announced on the developer dashboard that the price ranges for the cost of the various in-app purchases in a given app will soon

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Google to refund consumers $19M in unauthorized in-app purchases

You may recall quite some time ago when Google got in some trouble for violating a pretty hefty FTC complaint. The Federal Trade Commission launched a prohibition on unfair commercial

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Google Play Store update available: Adds ability to set purchase requirements

With all the focus surrounding the class-action lawsuit due to unauthorised charges accumulated through in-app purchases, Google has issued an update to the Google Play Store of which one particular

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Use Bitcoins for in-app purchases with InAppCoins for Android

BitCoin has grown exponetially in its popularity and use as a virtual currency, and now a new app is launching called InAppCoins that easily integrates Bitcoin payments into mobile apps

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(UPDATE) Dayframe adds Chromecast support

Now that Google opened up the Chromecast SDK to the public, more apps are gaining support for the tiny wifi-connected dongle. One of the newest is Cloud TV’s Dayframe that

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Amazon now lets users send Amazon Coins as gifts

Amazon on Thursday introduced a new option which should help spur additional downloads of Android games and apps – and developer revenue. Starting today, you can buy Amazon Coins as

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Amazon announces ‘Amazon Coins’ virtual currency

Amazon today announced a new virtual currency, Amazon Coins, to be used for purchasing apps, games or other in-app items on Kindle Fire.  Set to arrive in May, Amazon Coins

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Behind the Curtain: A conversation with Game Insight

We sit down with the team behind games like Paradise Island and Crime Story.

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Amazon Appstore now offering in-app purchases

Amazon has today announced that in-app purchases are now enabled for apps and games in the Amazon Appstore.  If you’re a developer looking to monetize your title, Amazon’s new service

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Zooz’s credit card SDK now available to all Android developers

Developers can monetize their Android apps by adding 3-lines of code with Zooz’s SDK.

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Mediocre Pours 14 News Levels into Sprinkle

The water splashing and fire fighting puzzle game that is Sprinkle is already seeing its first significant level update today. According to Swedish developers Mediocre, the new release features another

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Vodafone Announces In-App Billing for UK, Germany

Vodafone announced earlier today that subscribers in their UK and German markets will soon be able to purchase apps and goods within Android applications.  Initially available to those who purchase

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Take the Zippo Virtual Lighter to Your Next Real Concert

  After more than 14 million iPhone downloads, Zippo’s popular virtual lighter application has landed on Android. Available immediately in the Android Market, this official Zippo app comes with 28

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Google: “In-App Purchases Only Available on Android 3.0 Devices.” Wait, What?

We just received a tip from one of our readers who was poking around the official Android Market Help guide earlier today. In there, they noticed a little blurb about

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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