Google Web Market Adds Rating Graphs

As Android continues to mature and grow, it is great to see Google adding little tweaks and improvements to it's offerings for users. One of our writers noticed on the web based Android Market that Google had added a neat little graph to help you visualize how app reviews scatter out.

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Android Market Compatibility Checking Added

For quite a while now the Android Market has been a kind of “work-in-progress.” But, with a UI overhaul not too long ago, another one planned, and a bunch of new features being added to the web market (such as new charts and “trending apps”), Google seems to be really ...

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No Movies For You!

I have not written an opinion piece in a long while, mostly because I usually cover my opinions when we have a "Rayge Against the Machine" segment on AGTN. But this morning, I find myself dusting off the old opinion button here at AG, because of the fact that those of us, (pretty much everyone ...

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Android Dev Learns How Far is Too Far for Ad Revenue

The developer of a popular app that is used to turn off mobile data called APNDroid "learned his lesson" when he got his app pulled from the Android Market recently.

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Leaked APKs of Updated Core Android Apps Show Improvements

An updated Android Test Market mysteriously appeared on Tech in 10's Galaxy S Vibrant today. The result was the ability to download non-released and updated versions of a few of the core Android Apps like the Music Player and Gallery. Tech In 10 states that their Market changed on its own to a ...

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Angry Birds Rio Now Available in the Android Market

Who’s not an Angry Birds fan? If you’re like millions of other people, you anxiously waited for Rio to be released, but until now, it was only available on the Amazon Appstore. That meant you had to download the Appstore, create an account, allow third party applications, and then ...

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NPR News Completely Overhauled and Available In the Android Market

NPR News version 2.0 for Android features a new user interface, a re-done player, and live streams of full programs.  Users can read, listen, or create playlists of their favorite stories on NPR and easily share them with friends and family. I think the ability to listen LIVE is important and ...

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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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Amazon Appstore Titles, Prices Leak

Signs are piling up that Amazon’s challenger to the Android Market will be launching very soon. Last week, we heard that the latest Angry Birds app will launch exclusively on Amazon’s Appstore, and on Friday, the online retailer launched a Twitter account called @amazonappstore. ...

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AppBrain Adds More Metric Info For Your Statistical Delight

The independent 3rd party Android market, AppBrain, added some interesting metrics to their lineup of stat info that you can access on their site. If you are a developer that has an app on AppBrain, you already know about their pretty impressive developer dashboard that gives you all kinds of ...

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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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GetJar and Billing Revolution Looking to Stop Developer High Way Robbery

I have often been accused of being a GetJar.com fanboi, but it is because they keep giving me reasons to pick up my pom-poms. In a press release issued a few days ago, GetJar talked about their team up with Billing Revolution and some pretty impressive conversion rates they were experiencing ...

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A Sign that the Android Market Will Finally Make it’s Way to Google TV

Gear Live is reporting today that the Vice President for Logitech's Digital Home Group, Ashish Arora, confirmed today during an interview that a version of the Android Market is coming, on a "very short term" time frame. Exciting news for sure as people have been commenting that when Google TV ...

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More Details Emerge About Amazon’s Appstore

Though we still don’t know when it might launch, Amazon is continuing to release information about how its alternative Android market, dubbed the Amazon Appstore, will work. Open to developers since last fall, we learned how pricing will work last month. The newest information is on how ...

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AppBrain Fast Web Installer Functional Again

Good news AppBrain fans! The 3rd party market that actually allows you to search Android apps with some kind of filtering system is reporting on their blog that their "fast web installer" utility is now working again after a Market update broke it. There are some limitations however, a quote ...

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