Items tagged with Android Market

How many times growing up did you hear a teacher tell you to get your head out of the clouds and pay attention? She wouldn't have spouted such foolishness if she knew there was 50GB of free storage space sitting in the cloud, just waiting for you to... Read more...
Google on Thursday revealed a new service that's been working behind the scenes to protect Android users from malware. It's called "Bouncer," which Google developed to automatically scan the Android Market for potentially malicious software without... Read more...
Mobile malware hasn't been a huge problem up to this point. It certainly exists, but wielding a smartphone and downloading apps from an official market place isn't like running Windows, where multiple new threats emerge every day. Perhaps things are beginning to change. Security firm Symantec discovered over a... Read more...
It’s pretty clear that Google’s Android Market is growing quickly and giving Apple some competition. A recent announcement from Google sheds a little more light on the growth of this app store. This past weekend, Google said the Android... Read more...
As expected, Samsung Mobile and Google officially announced the Galaxy Nexus in Hong Kong last night. In the past, we've known this phone by a few names including the Nexus Prime and Droid Prime. This phone will be the world's first smartphone to... Read more...
Android gamers have made emulators such as N64oid, Ataroid, Gearoid, Nesoid, Snesoid, Gensoid, and Gameboid popular on the Android Market. However, that seems to be past tense, at least for now, as all of those emulators, written by Yong Zhang... Read more...
The Android Market now has movie rentals. One problem for those who take the popular step of rooting their devices: those devices can stay home, as they won't be able to view any of the movies. End users attempting to rent a movie from the Android... Read more...
The long-awaited Netflix app for Android is finally available. Unfortunately, all Android users won’t be able to take advantage of the app. You see, as of right now, the app will only run on the following five phones: HTC Incredible with... Read more...
Google's Android Market has grown tremendously and has surpassed the 200,000-application mark recently. With the vast number of applications available, however, it's becoming harder and harder for consumers to sort through these apps to find the best of the best. Google understands this and has plans to help... Read more...
On the same day that Google unveiled its new Cloud-based music service, it also advanced its Android Market further into iTunes territory: movie rentals. In order to play movies from the new service, you need to have the new Movies App (coming to Honeycomb in Android 3.1 to Motorola Xooms, starting today, and to... Read more...
If you're an Android user, try not to hit your head on the ceiling fan as you jump for joy. Why? Well, Adobe last night announced the release of Flash Player 10.2 for Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) tablets and is available for download in the Android... Read more...
Google has booted the music app Grooveshark from the Android Market. While it's still unclear as to the exact reason that the app was kicked out, the theory is that it was booted because of pressure over possible copyright violations. Grooveshark is... Read more...
For a while now, there's been a rumor claiming RIM's upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will be able to run Android apps. Now, RIM has given us some confirmation this is true. In a recent press release, RIM confirmed Android apps will run on the... Read more...
Starting next week, Android application developers will be able to charge for updates and other extras from within their apps. Eric Chu, who is part of Google's Android Developer Ecosystem, recently explained in a blog post that developers will be... Read more...
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