Posts tagged as: Android Market

Google Launches Google Play – Replaces Google Music, Google Books and Android Market

Google has created a single destination for digital media called Google Play, putting books, music, movies and games all in one spot. It’s a bid to build a powerful entertainment hub to take on Yahoo, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft. Google Play brings together Google Music, Google Books and Android Market. Visitors to those sites will […]

Google Videos Now Works with Wi-Fi Only Xoom

Google quietly updated its Videos app on Thursday to support the Wi-Fi version of the Xoom. Following a weeks-long delay, the cheaper and carrier-free tablet can now rent movies that have been available to the 3G Xoom and to devices like the Galaxy Tab 10.1. The app doesn’t appear to work flawlessly and has created […]

Android Market Gets New Facelift

A Google I/O post-keynote presentation and a post Wednesday revealed that Google is again revamping Android Market. The store will now be much more visual with banners and other elements highlighting apps instead of the carousel of today. Users will also get app recommendations based on their history as well as similar categories, such as […]

Android at 100 Million units, 400K Activations per Day, 200K Apps

Google started off its just-wrapped Google I/O day one keynote with progress on how Android was growing. The platform is now up to 400,000 activations per day, up from 300,000 in December. Its growth rate had helped the platform reach 100 million total devices since it started off in October 2008. The company also said […]

AT&T Now Allows Non-Market Apps on Android Cells

AT&T with the launch of the Infuse 4G last night at least partly reversed a longstanding policy on Android phones that had drawn criticism from those hoping to switch away from the iPhone. Review units given out at the event had the option to load apps from “unknown sources” beyond Android Market that had previously […]

Android Market to Become the Biggest Mobile Store by August 2011

The number of apps in the Android Market should surpass those in the App Store as soon as August, argues research2guidance, a German research group. The date assumes that current growth rates for both the Market and the App Store will be maintained. In April for instance some 28,000 apps were uploaded to the Android […]

Skyhook Wireless Powers Location on Sherpa

Skyhook Wireless, provider of the patented Wi-Fi Positioning System (WPS) and the hybrid positioning system XPS, today announced a partnership with Geodelic, developer of the new Android mobile application, Sherpa. Sherpa, developed by Geodelic specifically for T-Mobile’s myTouch 3G with Google, allows users to effortlessly discover the most relevant information based on their location and […]

Glu Mobile Announces the Launch of Build-a-lot for Android

Glu Mobile today announced the launch of Build-a-lot for Android Market. Build-a-lot is the critically acclaimed real estate strategy game originally developed for online audiences by HipSoft. “We are proud to continue to support the Open Handset Alliance’s efforts with Android and believe Android Market provides a fertile environment for the business of mobile games,” […]

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