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There are 38,000 Apps in The Android Market

This is a great accomplishment for Android. The market is growing faster than most of us anticipated. This was revealed during this afternoon's Q1 earnings press conference, Jeff Huber who is  Google's senior VP of engineering. Also, Google views the Nexus One as a “profitable business” even though most analyst feel it didn’t sell enough units overall.

Alex eReader Orders Begin Today, Coming To Borders Stores Soon

After many delays, Spring Designs are finally ready to release the Alex eReader. This device gained popularity at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, but issues with e-commerce website delayed its release. You can't have an eReader without eBooks. Spring Designs has two content partners for the Alex in Google Books and Borders. Orders placed today will take up to four weeks to be delivered. Its ability to offer content in Chinese, Spanish, Russian, Korean and Hebrew is contributing to this delay.

Android Shipping 60,000 Units A Day

Its no secret that Android is picking up steam and is quickly becoming the fastest growing market among smart-phone and handsets in general. The versatility of the platform as well as the different hardware variations are really helping to aid in the growth of the OS. But 60,000 units shipped a day? This is an awesome feat and shows the popularity of Android around the world.

Official Best Buy App

With the popularity of the Android platform growing more and more retailers will look into taking advantage of this new market of potential buyers. Best Buy has now released an app in the Android Market.