Google Calls On Developers To Get Behind Android One

Google announced the launch of Android One, this week. It’s a series of more affordable Android devices aimed at getting smartphones in the hands of more people, starting in India. The company is now calling on developers to ensure support…

Amazon Launches New Developer Portal

Since its launch, developers have had to submit apps to the Amazon Appstore through a developer portal that has remained largely unchanged over the years. Change is good, however, and Amazon is approaching its developer portal with a change-centric mindset…

Here’s Everything Developers Need To Know About Android 4.4

After two months of waiting, Google finally unveiled the features its bringing to its mobile OS with Android 4.4. There’s a lot of good stuff for users and you can read more about that here. There’s even better news though…

Learn About The Best Design Tools Available To Android Developers

Design is an incredibly important part of any mobile app. A solid aesthetic and UI could be the only thing standing between your app gaining wider use, and being tossed to the bottom of the download charts. This week’s Android…

Want To Make Successful Android Games? Watch This Video

There’s money to be made in Android game development, but you have to be smart about it. There’s a lot of things to consider when developing a successful Android game. To help developers just starting out or those who have…

Learn How To Make Great Widgets For Android

One of the more unique aspects of Android is its support for home screen Widgets. This support was introduced with Android 1.5 and developers have since created a number of unique, and sometimes utterly amazing, home screen widgets for Android…

Learn How To Design Android Notifications

There’s a time and place for every notification in Android. Consumers won’t be happy if you constantly spam them, but smart notification design is key to enhanced engagement. Learn more about it in this week’s Android Design in Action. This…

You Have Questions And The Android Team Has Answers

The Android Developers Office Hours for the EMEA region recently took place, and the entire session is now up on YouTube. The team covers a number of topics that are relevant to the Android developer, regardless of region, like authentication…

Need Help Designing An Android App? Watch This

So, you just downloaded the Android SDK and you’re ready to make your fist app. You have a great idea, but you just don’t know what the design of the app should look like. Google has a few guidelines and…

All Android Developers Will Soon Be Able To Reply To Reviews On Google Play

In a rather awesome move for developers, Google allowed Android developers to directly reply to reviews on Google Play back in June. Unfortunately, the ability to do so was restricted to those who had achieved “Top Developer” status on the…

Check Out This Android Developer Hangout For Some Tips, Stay For BugDroid Santa

It’s Christmas time for our friends across the Atlantic, and they’re celebrating in the best way they know how – an Android developers Office Hours. You can check out the hour long talk below for the latest news in Android…

Here’s The Latest Android Developers Office Hours

Google has uploaded an Android Developers Office Hours hangout from this week. If you have an hour to kill, enjoy:

Google Play Developer Console Now Available To Everyone

Google Play is slowly, but surely, growing into a powerhouse distribution platform for Android apps. By that, I mean more and more developers are bringing their previously iOS-exclusive content to the platform. Some of that success can be attributed to…

Android Developers Can Now Offer Free Trials For Subscriptions On Google Play

Android developers are presented with a number of ways to monetize their content on the Google Play store. One of the more prominent methods is through the use of subscriptions. In essence, a player pays a monthly fee for a…

Google Releases Tablet App Quality Checklist

Now that the Nexus 7 has been deemed a success, Android app developers are taking a new look at porting over their smartphone applications for the tablet market. To help make sure things look right on the Nexus 7’s sexy…

After A Year Of Success, Amazon Appstore Is Still Going Strong

Can you believe that it’s already been over a year since Amazon introduced their Appstore for Android? In that time, it’s grown into a formidable service that has proven to be even more profitable than Google Play. We recently had…

Android Developers Now Have A Say On Google Play

User reviews are one of those necessary evils when it comes to the Internet. There are a lot of good people out there who want to praise the hard work you put into your product, but there’s always that one…

Android Developer Questions Answered During Office Hours

Android development is one of the fastest growing parts of Google. After coming off of a successful win over Oracle, Android’s only competition is Apple. Developers starting out are going to want advice on how to best take advantage of…

Facebook Launches Native Android App Discovery

Facebook just announced that it is bringing social app discovery channels to native Android apps with the latest version of the Facebook for Android app. “This update will help drive additional growth for Android apps by making it easier for…

Google Play Badges Available For Android Developers

Google announced Google Play today, which replaces Android Market, while combining it with Google Music and the Google eBookstore. Google has also released some new badges for developers that they can display to promote their apps. There are two badges,…