Crittercism says no. Based on data collected in November and December of last year, iOS apps crashed at a significantly higher rate than Android apps - more than three times as much for top selling apps. Don't panic, Apple faithful, just keep repeating this soothing chant to yourself: "It just works."
on XDA has set about modifying all of Google's core Android apps to save the maximum amount of battery on OLED phones, via the simple expediency of reversing the color scheme.
Developer Relations team posted today that the long, long-awaited OS 2.0 update will hit in February, with the BlackBerry Runtime for Android included in the package. It's almost as welcome as a real email client. The service has been in closed beta for some time now.
download Waze in the Android Market.
unofficial Steam app, big daddy Valve has now stepped up and offered an official Steam client for Android. The ubiquitous PC game store-cloud client is incredibly popular among gamers, who have had to settle for access to the desktop web version before now. The Steam app is in beta and available as a free download on the Android Market, but unfortunately, your Steam account needs to be part of the batch of beta users in order to log in.
Stick It! Free your Player !" [sic] from ambitious developer MBFG. The app pops out video into its own small window on your smartphone or tablet, and the window stays above new apps, allowing you to work or browse while still enjoying a local video file.
major development on the app has ended, so there will be no more major official releases from the company. On the plus side, they've decided to release the open-source code for Sky Map, so given enough developer interest it should be around for quite some time.
Wikipedia's official Android app, developer Teragadgets has something a little more lighthearted for Android users. DroidTropes is exactly what is sounds like: an Android app made specifically for pop culture knowledge vault TVTropes.org. The app is a free download and works with Android versions 2.1 and later.
10 Billion Apps promotion was a steal. Popular iPhone productivity suite AppZilla is now available from the Android Market, ready to give you an extra couple of populated pages in your app drawer of a single, solitary greenback. The collection of basic apps has been lauded on iOS for its utility and value, and now Android users can get the same budget-concious collection for themselves.
Browser+ is now available for free in the Android Market, building a few handy extra features into Ice Cream Sandwich's built-in browser.