Android Applications

  • App retailer GetJar scores venture funds

    Thanks to skyrocketing sales of the Android platform amongst smart-phone users, independent mobile app retailer GetJar has scored $25 million in venture capital from such angels as Tiger Global Management and Accel Partners. 

    February 15, 2011 • Views: 279

  • RuniK Updates to Verzion 2.1, Turns Out to be Awesome

    Let me tell you about an game for Android we were told about today, and I assure you you’ll have no trouble playing it all weekend long. RuniK comes from a long line of bubble-breaker games in which the user is asked to

    February 11, 2011 • Views: 479

  • How Does a 95% Profit Cut for your Android App Sound, Mister Developer?

    So you’ve developed an app for Android and you don’t know what step is next. Perhaps you’ve registered for the Android Marketplace but you can’t quite bring yourself to hit the button that’d release

    January 26, 2011 • Views: 532

  • Trapster Android App Users: Y’all Got Hacked

    The team working on the Trapster app (that one that helps you speed and mark speed traps and crash into walls and etc,) have sent warning that their site has been compromised, and that indeed the emails and passwords of thousands

    January 20, 2011 • Views: 698

  • Windows Phone 7 Launcher On Android

    The good people over at the xda-developers not only have developed WP7  themes for Android, but also a new launcher from XDA forum member seraph1024. Perfect for those that like the looks of WP7, but want their Android fix. It

    December 10, 2010 • Views: 461

  • ComboApp Makes Creating Apps Much Easier

    ComboApp launched today, this tools allows anyone to make an app for Android in 5 minutes or less. It has a simple web-based UI that you can use to create an app with a few clicks of your mouse.

    March 10, 2010 • Views: 439

  • Microsoft releases first app for Android platform

    Things just keep on getting more interesting, as Microsoft has just announced the launch of its first-ever app for the Android platform.  Yes, that’s Google’s Android platform.  Dubbed Tag, it’s similar to the

    March 4, 2010 • Views: 909

  • Browse the Android Market from a PC: Cyrket is back…sort of.

    Longer-term Android users will likely remember, a port of the Market that enabled browsing and searching applications in near real-time via a standard website. Cyrket went down toward the end of October last year

    January 29, 2010 • Views: 774

  • 50 Android-powered games from Google & GDC 2010 [Video]

    I’m sure that most of you have iPhone-toting friends (or maybe you’re one too).  It’s getting hard to bear Apple users that have access to a wealth of games in the App Store, while we sit quietly and look over their

    January 28, 2010 • Views: 382

  • Plen, an Android-controlled android

    Plen is a “desktop hobby robot” released by Akazawa (think Japanese hacker whizzes), and has a name derived from the English word “Plain”. But this little android is anything but plain, as it’s a miniature bipedal

    January 27, 2010 • Views: 650