As forgiving as the Android ecosystem is, it's still not as "open" as some would like - at the insistence of Google (or increasingly, one of its manufacturer or carrier partners) apps can be whisked away from the Android Market.
By now you may have heard of GetJar Gold, the alternative app store's answer to the "Free App of the Day". For the holidays there are more than 100 new apps available for free, all of them normally paid, and many were also
My my my, Android app stores certainly seem to be cropping up a lot lately, don't they? The latest is Yahoo Market, a competitor for the Android Market and the Amazon Appstore that's only available in Japan at the moment. The
Android users have a lot of options when it comes to music. Amazon's MP3 Store has become a de facto Android music platform, and there's plenty of 3rd party stores and apps that offer paid and free song downloads. Google's going
Soon you'll be able to purchase a selection of Android games at your local big-box retailer, courtesy of developer conglomerate indiePub. They'll begin selling cards with download codes redeemable for certain games, much like an
Recently it looks as if Apple is going after anyone that might be getting in their way, or even close. Amazon is not the only one being attacked by the bullies over at Apple over the use of the term "App Store" and apparently
This is quite the interesting turn - Giga Market Ltc and Seavus Group have whipped up a new "mall" for Android that, if appearances are true, will take the rest of the app stores out there and throw them directly in the trash.
New stats seemingly confirm anecdotal evidence that Android users are less likely to download paid applications than their Apple-using counterparts. According to researchers Distimo, 80-percent of paid applications in the Android
App store researchers Distimo, known for researching and gathering factual data on app stores and reporting some accurate information on all things Apps have just released their latest publication. Taking a close look at all the
Evidence of the incoming Amazon App Store has reportedly been sighted in advance of the retailer's official launch. AndroidNews.de found that visiting amazon.com/apps shows a selection of 48 titles already in the retailer's