Google is looking to increase its revenue from Play Store sales by altering the percentage that goes to carriers, and the percentage that it retains for itself. Google hasn't commented on the rumor, but according to the analysts, developers' income won't be affected.
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Facebook app surely has its fair share of issues, and has been something of discussion for a long time in the Android world. With the new Facebook Home, their app was improved significantly, but it looks like Facebook isn't done with the improvements yet. They've just announced a Facebook Beta for Android. One that promises a faster, smoother, better performing app, but we've heard that before.
Samsung and HTC both launched their respective flagship top-tier smartphones on the Google Play Store running stock Android. Originally called Google Edition phones, now the Play Store has them listed as "Google Play editions" and we're learning they might not get the update treatment we all thought.
GALAXY S 4 Google Edition was officially announced. Since that point we have also seen an announcement for the HTC One Google Edition as well as rumors dealing with others such as Motorola, Sony and OPPO.
few times in the past. However, this morning they finally announced the app, and it's in the Play Store available to all.
BlackBerry has already confirmed the upcoming release of BBM for Android. The key here, despite some rumors and leaks that pointed towards a launch date of June 27th, BlackBerry has only said the app would be available sometime this summer. With that in mind, it looks like Android users may have to watch out for the fake BBM apps.
Spotify over options like Google Music All Access or Rdio. Would you look at that, Spotify has answered our requests. Back in May they finally added landscape mode (only a year late) and today they've pushed another with even more of those top requested features.
Twitter app and client on Android called Hootie. It has been available for a short while, and was making the rounds over on Reddit. The developer put a lot of effort into offering a beautiful and simple design, but it's lacking in features. With all the talk about Falcon Pro and others having issues, we figured it was time to check out another option.
SwiftKey are busy sharing details about just how popular their keyboard is for Android. Being one of the most successful and popular 3rd party keyboards to date, they've been near the top of the "top paid" charts for some time. Today announced they have over 150,000 5-star reviews in the Play Store, and to show their celebration and appreciating they've cut the price in half.
Falcon Pro, which is still arguably one of the best and most popular Twitter apps for Android has received a nice new update. However, it is causing a few issues for many while also resetting the log-in and making users start all over. Twitter imposes a ridiculous 100,000 user limit for 3rd party apps, and as a result this app has already reached the limit multiple times. The developer has freed up a few unused tokens, but read on below for more details.