Parrot launched their ASTEROID line of devices back in March. This device lineup consists of the Smart, Tablet and Mini -- all of which have access to the Parrot ASTEROID Market. Before anyone shifts focus thinking this is yet another market to download Android apps, the ASTEROID market does have one unique factor going for it. This market brings a focus on apps that are designed for use while in the car.
Verizon lately. Between launching multiple new 4G LTE devices, including the Galaxy Camera, to updating markets across the US with 4G LTE speeds. Last week we reported many new cities in the northwest were set to receive 4G LTE, but today Verizon has announced another 16 cities to add to their ever growing list.
Analysys International. The data from the report combines data from both device sales and ownership. If this report is true, it seems that no one can touch Android in China.
Verizon said its goal was to launch 400 4G LTE markets by the end of 2012. Due to a sizeable rollout over the last several months, the company will hit its goal two months early on October 18th, when it rolls out another 21 markets, bringing the grand total up to 417. The 4G LTE network was launched just 22 months ago.
Google+ isn't the only one getting new tricks today. Google has just rolled out some new goodies for the Play Store that should help our friendly developers make even more cash money. Google Added in-app billing last year but today we now have in-app subscriptions. As of today developers can offer in-app payments for monthly or annual subscriptions to games, magazines and more.
Appreciate-Personal App Market. We've seen similar apps before for Android but what this does is exactly as it's titled. Shows you apps and games that you'll like, personalized by what you've already got installed, and your interests. It is very thorough but does need Facebook access to truly be used to its full potential. More details and screenshots below.
Verizon Wireless 4G LTE expansion continues strong again this week with Verizon set to announce updates and expansions for multiple cities and markets, especially those across the great state of California. They already had solid 4G LTE coverage but Verizon is aiming to make that better by increasing the reach in 11 major cities.
Facebook app for Android, they've also released another app called Facebook Messenger. While it received big attention when first released I've not seen much since then, but Facebook has just updated the app and it has a bunch of improvements and a better, easier to use interface.
Google Play Store over the past day or so, and you'll want to get it if you've been having any issues lately. The last update was version 3.5.15 and brought tons of changes and new features. This update rolling out now is only minor and wont change things too much visually like the last update has.