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ABC News App Officially Hits Android

ABC News, one of the leading news channels in the United States, have finally launched their official application for Android. Now that they’ve realized Android isn’t going anywhere, bringing an

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Gamevil to Offer Zenonia 3 for Free!

The above image speaks for itself! Gamevil, maker of games like Baseball Superstars 2011 and of course the first two Zenonia games announced via twitter that they are going to be offering the latest iteration of said franchise for free on the Android Market sometime today.

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Transdroid Yanked from Android Market, Start of a Crackdown?

In a posting on his blog, Transdroid developer, Eric Kok is reporting that his torrent app has been removed from the Android Market after two years of successful sales.

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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

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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 reading this blog), who have rooted devices will not be able to rent movies on the shiny new offering from Google in the Android Web Market.

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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 assumed test or developer version. The actual market does not show major differences on the surface, but it does include Google’s announced, but not yet implemented content ratings. T

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 information goodies about users that download your apps, as well as the ability to have your app promoted if it fits the criteria. In addition to that, AppBrain has added the ability to view some new Market statistics.

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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

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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 through the Papaya Mobile social gaming network. Here is a quote about the conversion rates: