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Developing Minds Want to Know: Q&A with Airbnb’s mobile platform lead, Andrew Vilcsak

Founded in August of 2008, Airbnb is a huge success. It’s now the trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world, covering 26,000 cities in 192 countries. What’s more, it can all be done from your Android or iOS smartphone or tablet. I ... Full Article »

August 27, 2012 5:00pm

Featured apps from the Appolicious community of Android developers

Android app developer and publishers are encouraged to contact us directly at Appolicious to promote their new app and game releases. Just tell us about the apps that inspire you the most through a rating or review, or create curated lists of your favorites. We will be happy to give your app a shout ... Full Article »

July 30, 2012 6:00pm

A preview of what we might see at Google I/O 2012

Expectations are high for Google I/O 2012, which kicks off Wednesday in San Francisco. The annual developers conference often sees Google announce new products and showcase Android software updates, and this year is likely to be no exception. Here are just a few potential things we could see at this ... Full Article »

June 25, 2012 3:45pm

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

Facebook hiring devs from Android app developer Lightbox

Facebook’s future is mobile – more users log in to the social network from their mobile devices than through any other means - and it’s also the way by which Facebook makes the least money. So in order to change that, as well as to continue to empower its mobile presence, Facebook has just ma ... Full Article »

May 15, 2012 1:32pm

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

More platforms and devices for Android games

Mobile gaming has become a way of life, and the rapid growth of games in the Google Play Store is a testimony to this emerging industry’s success. It’s not at all uncommon to see smartphone users engulfed in a game of Draw Something or Angry Birds, contributing to a gaming industry that brought ... Full Article »

April 4, 2012 9:36am

Android game makers get creative with streaming, social capabilities

One of the great things mobile has done for the gaming industry is broaden its device range and capabilities, with perks in the social realm as well. Android’s open source nature makes it an ideal platform for game exploration, as developers and publishers integrate more devices into the mix. The ... Full Article »

March 21, 2012 9:29am

Android losing developer interest but could beat out Facebook’s mobile plans

Android is a monster of Google’s own creation, dominating smartphones across the globe but stumbling over its own ecosystem in a series of fragmented OS releases, and slow integration with other Google platforms and services. The result is an interesting love-hate relationship developers are manif ... Full Article »

March 20, 2012 9:25am

Games still top Android platform despite growing developer issues

Games continue to attract millions of downloads on Android’s platform and spur innovation around mobile marketing. Games has been the top app category for the past two years, according to Millennial Media’s Year in Review report. Gaming apps grew 16 percent year-over-year, with popular publisher ... Full Article »

March 15, 2012 9:47am

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