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Android Developer Phone gets updated, paid Android Market partially opened

March 10th, 2009

Google announced on Monday that update 1.1 is now available for the unlocked Android developer phone (ADP1). The update contains several bug fixes for issues involving the alarm clock, device sleep, POP3 email and email notification. The update also adds new features to the ADP1 including business reviews in maps, the ability to save MMS …

Developers rejoice: Paid apps coming to Android Market in Q1

January 2nd, 2009

It looks like Google is getting ready to push its Android Market a few giant leaps toward the big time as it prepares to finally support the sale of commercial applications. In an email to developers, Google stated that two big Android Market moves are coming in Q1 of this year: First, Google’s answer to …

Microsoft Cooking up an App Store of its Own; Skymarket for Windows Mobile

September 1st, 2008

Not that we fault them, but it looks like it didn’t take Microsoft long to look over Apple’s App Store conquest and realize it’s not such a bad idea after all. Google has no problems with mimicking Apple’s format so why should Microsoft? In fact, though Apple hardly invented the repository model we wish all …

Android has got the Store, and some Apps, now where are the Phones?

August 29th, 2008

Its been a busy week for the Android Development team. On Thursday, it released the early details of its Android Market and positions itself as being the place for “open” application distribution. In explaining their unusual name choice, the Android Development team writes on their blog, “We chose the term “market” rather than “store” because …