All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Android App Market’

App Pirates Guilty of Copyright Infringement

Back in January the U.S. charged four people in connection with pirate app stores developed for Android devices. Now all four of these defendants has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement. The cases represent the U.S. Justice Department’s first cases against alleged mobile app pirates, and now appear to have been a success. Thomas Pace …

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Google Launches Chrome For Android

Google has announced the beta release of an Android version of their popular Chrome web browser. The Android app promises the same speed and simplicity fans love in the desktop version of Chrome. Features of the app include the same omnibox found on the desktop version, as well as seamless integration of Chrome’s browser sync capabilities. That means that Chrome …

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RIM Says BlackBerry App World More Profitable Than Android

Speaking at BlackBerry DevCon in Europe RIM’s Vice President for Developer Relations, Alec Saunders, had some interesting things to say about the BlackBerry App World. Saying that he wanted to “bust a few myths,” Saunders said that BlackBerry users download over 6 million apps per day from BlackBerry’s app store. That translates to 174 million downloads a month, which translates …

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“Siri For Android” Pulled From Android Market

Last week we brought you news that a Siri clone, Speerit, had appeared in the Android App Market. Speerit is actually one of several apps promising users the same functionality as the iPhone 4S’s Siri on their Android devices. While Speerit is still available (for now, at least), another of the apps – “Siri for Android” – was pulled from …

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Android App Brings Apple AirPlay to Google TV

As the array of Apple devices has broadened, Apple has continually looked for ways to keep them connected to one another. One of the most recent examples of this trend is AirPlay, a feature that allows users to stream content from one device to another. For example, a video being played on an iPhone could be sent via AirPlay to …

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Amazon Finally Allows Competing E-book Apps On Kindle Fire

Yesterday we reported that Amazon had updated its popular Kindle Fire tablet’s operating system to version 6.2.1. The update promised users considerable improvements in device performance and touchscreen responsiveness (things that appear to have also been improved in the previous 6.2 update late last month). In addition to device performance enhancements, however, the new update also addresses some complaints people …

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