Android Applications

  • Android SDK v1.0 released early

    If you were following our Live Blog this morning then you’ll know that Google promised to release the final Android SDK simultaneously with the launch of the T-Mobile G1 on October 22nd.  If you’re a new developer,

    September 23, 2008 • Views: 274

  • G1 pre-loaded goodies: Demo Video

    The G1 comes pre-loaded with many useful applications including Google Search, Maps, YouTube, Gmail, Contacts, Calendar and IM. Sing in just once with you Google account and it will automatically synchronize all of your

    September 23, 2008 • Views: 287

  • Big in Japan wins again: $700k startup funding

    Big in Japan’s bank account will be receiving its second major deposit of the year, as the company secured $700,000 of startup funding from Architel, an IT infrastructure company that also offers investment in early-stage

    September 18, 2008 • Views: 208

  • Android is fast and fully baked, claims PacketVideo VP

    Android is fast enough to beat the iPhone 3G in a speed test, and is “the first true multitasking operating system on a phone.”  That’s according to Joel Espelien, vice president of strategy at PacketVideo, who

    September 18, 2008 • Views: 206

  • Android Photostream App

    Google just announced a new open source sample application called Photostream.  Photostream has been added to the aapps-for-android project, and it’s available for you to test drive. Photostream is a simple photos browser

    September 4, 2008 • Views: 493

  • Congrats to Winners of the Android Developer Challenge I

    Google officially announced the winners of Android Developer Challenge.  Out of 50 teams of finalists, 10 teams received a $275,000 award each and 10 teams received a $100,000 award each.  Congratulations to everyone. $275,000

    August 29, 2008 • Views: 647

  • Android Market confirmed; no app checking by Google

    Google have confirmed the Android Market download service, and released screenshots and further details on the system that will allow users of Android-based devices to browse and install software while mobile. A beta version of

    August 28, 2008 • Views: 500

  • Google explains Advanced Bluetooth & GTalk API omissions

    After the news of the latest Android SDK release, Google came in for some criticism over a number of APIs the company removed and that, as a result, would not be present in the eventual Android 1.0 platform.  Headlines suggested

    August 25, 2008 • Views: 353

  • Google Android Application Market

    A question came up during the Android Fireside chat regarding Android application distribution system. “We’ve thought about it. It would be a great benefit to the Android community if there’s a place people can go to

    May 31, 2008 • Views: 520

  • Meet the leads for Android platform

    Android Fireside Chat is a Q&A session that is often considered the best part of Google IO, as it gives developers a chance to ask what’s on their minds as well as talk to the product engineering teams. Come tell the

    May 30, 2008 • Views: 395