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Google Play Adds More Seller Countries

Google Play Adds More Seller Countries

By Zach Walton April 13, 2012

Android app developers, like iOS developers, come from all over the world. They work tirelessly and bank their hopes and dreams on one app that may or may not become a hit. They finish up the app and enter the …

Native Wikipedia App Arrives For Android Native Wikipedia App Arrives For Android

Remember when everybody was bemoaning the lack of Wikipedia due to the Mayan SOPA Blackout of 2012? I know, I barely do, too – that was so yesterday. Well, the next time that happens, when that happens again, Android users …

Free Apps Bring The Gold In 2011 Free Apps Bring The Gold In 2011

Every time I play a move on Words With Friends or tag a song with Shazam, I’m forever confronted with an ad somewhere in the process. I see an add, it gets tallied, and somewhere somebody earns a few more …

Android Market Blowout Sale: 49¢ Tracks, $4.99 Albums Android Market Blowout Sale: 49¢ Tracks, $4.99 Albums

In what looks like the biggest music sale since the new and improved Google Music linked up with the Android Market back in November, millions of individual songs and hundreds of thousands of full albums are being offered for discounted …

SOPA, Android & Drunk Office Parties SOPA, Android & Drunk Office Parties
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Today’s infographic round-up looks behind SOPA, takes a look at the latest Android numbers, and shows how much you should drink at your holiday office party if you’re at a cool company and if you’re at an uncool company. View …

Android Market Offers 90% Off Premium Apps for 10 Days Android Market Offers 90% Off Premium Apps for 10 Days
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Google announced today that it has surpassed 10 billion downloads in the Android Market, and to celebrate, they’re offering 10 cent downloads of “top premium apps”. That’s 90% off. Google has partnered with some of its developers on the pricing. …

Google Music Store Gets Its First Look Via Leaked Screenshots Google Music Store Gets Its First Look Via Leaked Screenshots

Last week, email invitations began popping up to an event scheduled for this Wednesday, November 16th. The invitations simply said “These Go To Eleven” and were sent by “Nigel Tufnel.” This clear Spinal Tap reference has led many to speculate …

Google Music Store Spotted In The Wild? Google Music Store Spotted In The Wild?

Here’s more proof of the imminent launch of the Google Music Store, which is Google’s rumored jump into the digital music selling business. Apparently, Android users that went to music.google.com from their mobile browsers were greeted with a landing page …

New Android Market with Movies and Books to Launch in Coming Weeks New Android Market with Movies and Books to Launch in Coming Weeks
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Google announced that it is releasing a new version of the Android Market for Android 2.2 and higher. It will include books and movies. Android Market movie rental was announced at Google I/O, the company’s developer event, but now it’s …

Android Market Gets New Features Android Market Gets New Features

While today was largely Chrome day at Google I/O and yesterday was largely Android day, Google is still making Android-related announcements. Today, Google revealed five new features for the Android Market. That’s in addition to the recently announced movie rentals. …

iOS Leads App Revenue Over Android iOS Leads App Revenue Over Android

Millennial Media released its latest Mobile Mix report, looking at the impact the Verizon iPhone has made, as well as the growth of tablets/connected devices. In addition, there is some data on apps, and a comparison of different platforms, based …

Panda-Like Update In Android Market Search? Panda-Like Update In Android Market Search?
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It appears that Googele may have taken steps to boost search quality in the Anrdoid Market. Search quality has been a consistent theme among many of the company’s recent offerings. Last week, myYearbook acquired five new Android apps. The company …

Google Beefs Up Android Market Security

Google announced that it has taken several new steps to keep Android users out of harm’s way with regards to malicious applications. The announcement came a few days after a few such apps were discovered in the market. Google says …

Android Market Website Debuts
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Using an app on a smartphone can be both easy and fun.  Browsing through dozens or hundreds of them, on the other hand, might result in an unscheduled trip to the optometrist.  So this afternoon, Google introduced the Android Market website in the midst of some other Android announcements.

Amazon Appstore for Android Apps Should Help Android
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Amazon has launched its Appstore Developer Portal, aimed at letting Android developers submit apps for the launch of the Amazon Appstore for Android. The date of this launch is still undetermined. 

Android Market Reaches 100,000 Apps

So far, Google hasn’t celebrated with any public parties or press conferences.  Not even with a short press release or tiny blog post.  This morning, Google just used a Twitter account to announce the fact that the Android Market’s now populated by 100,000 apps.

You can see the seven-word tweet for yourself below.  It was sent from a somewhat out-of-the-way account the Android team uses to communicate with developers.

Google Shows Off New Android Market
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Google’s Android announced that it will soon introduce new features in Android Market for Android 1.6, which will improve user experience. For one, developers will be able to post screenshots and descriptions (as well as icons), to showcase their apps.

Google has also provided the following video (the first one) showing the new Android Market: