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Google Play matures with in-app subscriptions

Google is facing growing competition for its Google Play market, as Amazon, Facebook and even China Mobile Ltd. develop stores to sell Android apps. It’s what we’d expect from an open source system such as Android, but that doesn’t mean Google won’t fight for dominance. Apps have become part ... Full Article »

May 25, 2012 9:20am

Facebook and others simplify Android game distribution

It seems everyone wants to make Android app installs easier than ever, and that especially goes for games. After Amazon revealed their Test Drive feature for trying Android games before you make a purchase, Facebook is offering more details on their plans for making Android game installs as convenie ... Full Article »

May 23, 2012 9:29am

In-app gaming turns serious cash for developers

There are 101 million mobile gamers in the U.S., according to a recent study from Newzoo, with a whopping 91 percent of revenue coming from in-game purchases. Android plays a big role in the rising number of mobile gamers, though iOS games tend to rake in more revenue than Android titles. The succes ... Full Article »

May 2, 2012 9:36am

For at least one app developer, Amazon beats iTunes, Google Play in revenue per user

Traditionally, Apple’s iTunes App Store has been the big winner in terms of revenue for app developers. But for one developer, that’s not the case. It’s the Amazon Appstore that’s helping pull down more money. At least, that’s in revenue generated by each individual user, and it’s for d ... Full Article »

April 20, 2012 12:52pm

How Next Issue compares to magazine apps on Android devices

With Apple facing a Department of Justice inquiry about price fixing and collusion with publishers, reading books and magazines on handheld devices is firmly in the spotlight. Your Android tablet (or smartphone) is a great way to consume written material. Google Play Books continues to be a solid wa ... Full Article »

April 17, 2012 6:30am

Google tablet must consolidate efforts to compete with iPad

While Android tablets are expected to exceed iPad sales by 2016, Google’s mobile camp still has a long road ahead. One way Google hopes to expedite its tablet efforts is to release one of its own. The self-promoted device strategy worked with smartphones, as the G1 introduced Android to the world. ... Full Article »

March 30, 2012 9:30am

New iPad hardly impacts Android outlook

The latest iPad was revealed yesterday. After months of speculation, countless rumors and high hopes for the iPad 3, what we in fact got was a marginally-updated device with an improved Retina display and solid battery life. And that 4G support? Way to catch up, Apple: Android tablets have sported 4 ... Full Article »

March 8, 2012 9:27am

Google Play must compete with Apple, Amazon for content marketing

It’s already been quite a week in the mobile world, with significant developments coming from both Android and iOS. Stealing a bit of Apple’s thunder, Google revealed Google Play, the new Android Market, just before Apple’s annual event kicks off today. With expectations for the next gen iPad ... Full Article »

March 7, 2012 9:18am

Android Market rebrands itself as Google Play

Go to the usual Android Market web-based URL (market.android.com) and you might be in for a bit of a surprise. From today, it will redirect you to Google’s new home for apps, books, music and movies called Google Play. Expect the same branding to be rolled out to your Android Market app on your ta ... Full Article »

March 6, 2012 2:29pm


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