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Google Brings Paid Apps To Canada, Announcement Next Week?

With the expansion of Android launching in different markets all across the world, many of these markets still doesn't have access to paid apps. This often times lead users to find "alternative" ways of obtaining these highly sought after apps. Paid apps usually offer more features and more options versus their free counterpart. Most of the time there is no free version so if you want the app, you just cant get it through the Android Market.

First-gen Android phones will not receive Flash 10.1

Some of us suspected this from the beginning but still kept our hopes up. Keep in mind while reading this that this is only pertaining to full Flash 10.1, Flash lite is still a possibility. Adobe has released the minimum requirements for Flash 10.1, and, as many feared, most first generation Android phones fall short. Never the less, Flash Lite remains a possibility.

blapkmarket: Gone for Now

Android app pirating legend Jesusxxx, has received a letter demanding him to shut down his repository of paid apps that he offers for free. This guy for has been providing apps that normally cost money for a total of zero dollars, he has a huge cult following of "cheapskates" that visit his site often.

Fully working Quake 2 and 3 ported to Droid

AndroidandMe, conducted Android bounty competition which they set some parameters for developers to go away and make some applications for Android. In return they would offer a developer $90 if they fulfilled the parameters and were the first to do so. The second set of parameters included porting Quake II to Android.

JIT – now making your Donut build twice as fast.

is a method of converting bytecode into native machine code, rather than Android’s Dalvik VM simply interpreting the bytecode. This speeds up apps and overall performance drastically. Cyanogen’s Nexus One build Beta 3 included JIT and has set the top speed on BenchmarkPi; OpenEclair 1.0.1 included JIT and absolutely flew.

The Philips GoGear Connect: player in Android 2.1

An Android 2.1 television? It seems the evolution of Android will extend past just being on various different mobile devices such as handset and netbook. There is also rumors that our favorite OS will end up on set top boxes and DVR's. This little invention by Phillips looks really intriguing.

iVdopia bringing video ads to Android apps

iVdopia is a mobile advertising platform which debuted on the iPhone 3G in March of 2009. If you thought the occasional banner ad popping up in your app was annoying, your gonna really hate this. Mobile ad giant iVdopia is bringing its video-serving advert formats to Android.

Gowalla for Android Beta Available Now

Gowalla is an extremely popular location-based social networking game. It is one of the most used apps on the iPhone. Its often compared to foursquare because it allows you to share your locations, experiences, and pick up stamps for their 'passport'.
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