Google Purchases Smart Messaging Service Emu!

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Google has purchased the smart messaging application Emu. There is very little news on the details of the purchase, such as selling price or what Google plans to do with Emu. Emu did confirm on their website that they were indeed purchased by Google. If you are not familiar with the smart chat ...

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TIP: Password protect your purchases through Google Play

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In the wake of news that Google is facing a class-action lawsuit due to unauthorised charges accumulated through in-app purchases without parents permission, here’s a little tip to help you prevent against unwanted costs. The lawsuit has been filed against Google in the US District Court ...

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Prank Your Friends With Fun Chat

For those of you social media hungry gamers out there, Fun Mobility has released an update to their Fun Chat app, allowing you to do some pretty cool things with your Android device, including “pranking” your friends.  And the best part?  Your friends don’t even need to be on ...

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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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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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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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