Google is “not happy” with the number of paid app purchases from the Android Market, with Android platform manager Eric Chu telling developers that the company had several strategies for driving app buyers in 2011.
Google has added a new filtering option to software submitted to the Android Market, which looks to be a precursor to the download store arriving on Google TV. Developer Al Sutton spotted the change, which checks whether an app
Line2 has released a version of its mobile comms app for Android, bringing the same SMS and VoIP functionality iOS users have been enjoying to Android-based phones and tablets. The app allows calls to be routed over WiFi, 3G/4G
Splashtop has broadened platform support to include Android devices in addition to iOS, meaning that Android smartphone users can now use Splashtop Remote to access their PC apps and digital content, including real-time video and
TweetDeck beta 1.0.6 for Android has been released, for those at the very cutting edge of mobile social networking. The new release sees the friend database code rewritten for boosted performance, Facebook photos changing
Amazon’s Android AppStore, rumored back in October 2010, is now open for business, on the developer side at least. The alternative download store will be hitting Android devices later in 2011, but the retailer is inviting
Samsung is rolling out wireless sync for users of its Kies desktop media management app for certain Android smartphones. Kies Air is showing up in the Samsung Apps download store on the Galaxy S, and allows PCs running Kies to
A new Android trojan has been discovered, Geinimi, capable of stripping information from a user’s device and sending that to a third-party, or even allowing the handset’s functionality to be remotely controlled.
Music identification company SoundHound has unlocked the free version of its software to support unlimited track IDs. Previously, SoundHound – which is available for Android devices as well as iOS devices – only
The online version of Google’s Android Market – as promised earlier this year – may well be just around the corner. Developer René Hesse spotted that Google has updated its Market URL convention, now using