Market Bug Showing Yahoo! Video Chat for non T-Mobile Customers

Android Purity is reporting today that the Yahoo! Video Chat app, that is supposed to be exclusively for T-Mobile customers, is showing up in the Android market for non-magenta subscribers.  In this case specifically, a Sprint user. Judging from the screen shots posted, its looks as though ...

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Recent market problems actually a good sign?

Alternate Market huggers the world over were cheering their cause recently as the Android Market was down for a few hours recently for many people. Apps would neither install nor update, and pandemonium ensued. Combined with reports of minor errors in a few regions around the world, the good ...

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Full Version of Angry Birds Now Available in Android Market

Enough messing around with getting the full version of Angry Birds. The highly-successful game is now available on the Android Market, which means you can get it directly from your phone, and not have to mess around with GetJar or some back-alley mirror. Getting your copy of the hit game ...

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Android Market – New Countries

After allowing developers from more countries to sell apps, Google said that they would give access to paid apps to users from more countries. Well, it happened yesterday, now paid apps are available in: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, ...

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Paid Apps soon available in More Countries

As you might know, you can buy Paid apps in the Market only if you are located in a country from a list of only the few available. Well, the Android Market Team just sent an email to all the developers to let them know that they will add more countries in the coming weeks.

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Amazon Android App Store in the Works?

Something very interesting popped up over at the Androidcommunity.com forums earlier today.  It could mean Amazon is swinging for the fences in terms of their involvement in Android, or it could mean very little.  The post refers to an email that a developer received regarding an ...

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Android Piracy Heat Map

We have heard and reported that piracy is an ongoing and growing problem on Android. One new study from KeyesLabs, the developers behind Screebl Pro and AAL (an open source Automatic Application Licensing), brings us a new perspective on the issue.

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Augen: Pirated Market for the Kmart Tablet was “Unintentional”

You may remember our post last month about the Augen tablet being sold at Kmart, and how everyone was getting rainchecks?  Well, yeah, it seems that Google never told Augen that they could use their Market on the tablet, and Augen says that they didn’t mean to release the tablet with the ...

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Wallpaper Apps Exonerated, Google Posts Guidelines (UPDATED)

Last week, we were among dozens of media outlets that reported that sketchy wallpaper apps were sending your personal data to servers in China. It turns out, those claims were greatly exaggerated, and after removing the apps from the Market to investigate, Google has now given them a clean bill ...

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100,000 Apps and Counting

According to Androlib’s Blog, and as we predicted a few weeks ago, the Android Market has surpassed 100,000 application submissions since its inception.  Androlib, however, stresses that this doesn’t necessarily mean there are 100,000 active applications in the market.  They put ...

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App Review: Almost Hands Free

Lets face it, everyone likes music.  As Android users, however, we have a love/hate relationship with our devices regarding music.  We love that we are not trapped by iTunes, but we hate the features that “other” platforms offer (insert fruit name here).  If you’re looking for ...

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Report: App Developers See More Long-Term Viability in Android, Not iOS

It seems that Android is making waves over at Bloomberg.com, and once again, it’s over Apple and their coveted iPhone; however, this time, it is not in specs and phones, but the market and applications that Google is excelling. The article states that, “More than half the 2,733 ...

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Android Market: Hiccups Continue

On the Android Market forums there is an uproar: many apps significantly suddenly dropped their counts. We already covered Market issues twice in the past week and Google even apologized to developers. However last night the first thing I noticed was that my “Credit Card” app ...

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New Independent App Store, AndSpot Enters Fray to Take On Google Market

Back when I was a kid, I used to love to watch the WWE Royal Rumble, with every major player in the group going at each other.  It seems that we may have the same sort of situation shaping up in the Android app world, as another independent app store has popped up, this time... Read More

Next-Gen Market in the Works? (Rumor)

Android Police reports that they received a tip about upcoming changes in the Android Market, giving some exciting details about some possibilities that could be in the works. According to their source, Google flew in a focus group from around the country, and asked them about a variety of ...

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