Items tagged with Android Market

A recent leak at Amazon.com has many people wondering if Amazon will undercut the Android Market with its new app store. Not long ago, Amazon's upcoming app store was leaked to the Internet. Although it wasn't working to the point that you could... Read more...
Google has released a goofy, fun little app into the Android Market, called Androidify. It allows you to create your own Androids; you know, Google's mascot for its smartphone platform. In fact, the idea of Androidify (and Google has gone so far as... Read more...
Security firm Sophos warned on Friday that the new Android Market website, as currently configured, could present a security hole for Android users.  However, given the way this website works, in reality it's not really that much of a concern... Read more...
How many times have you downloaded a free app from the App Store, played with it once, and discarded it? Or Android users, how many times have you done the same or bought an app, used it once, then refunded it (ahem, Apple)? Apparently, people do it... Read more...
Carbonite is making it even easier for you to access your files through a smartphone with the beta release of Carbonite Access for the Android platform. This free new app lets Carbonite users share backed up files via email, Facebook, Picasa and... Read more...
Clearly, this is an app that would have helped Elin Nordegren find out just what Rachel Uchitel was texting to Tiger Woods. The app, Secret SMS Replicator, installs and leave no trace (icon, notication, anything) but forwards all incoming text... Read more...
Back in July, we told you about a new application for Android smartphones that claims it can predict the next word you intend to type. The app, known as SwiftKey, was previously available for free as a beta product. Now TouchType (the makers of SwiftKey) want you to know the app is ready for prime time. With the... Read more...
It's not official, because it's not a number that Apple has published, but it's seemingly confirmed by two different counts. That means it will likely be one of the items that Steve Jobs uses to preface the "real content" of Apple's Sept. 1 event... Read more...
If you used one of the old PalmOS PDAs, prior to its smartphones, you might remember Graffiti, the shorthand writing system which used gestures to enter characters with a stylus. It's back, thanks to Access, who acquired the rights to Graffiti following the Palm / Xerox settlement in 2006, but only on Android... Read more...
SwiftKey recently introduced a new application for Android users that promises to predict your next word with "incredible accuracy." To do this, SwiftKey uses TouchType’s Fluency technology in order to predict the next word you are likely to... Read more...
AppBrain, which we've written about before, is a great place to search online for Android apps, and then select them to install to your device. In the past, however, you'd have to install the AppBrain App Market application, then "sync" your device... Read more...
App store analytics firm Distimo has released its latest report. The June report covers the Apple App Store for iPad, the Apple App Store for iPhone, BlackBerry App World (Worldwide), Google Android Market, Nokia Ovi Store, Palm App Catalog and... Read more...
For those of us with bad vision (really bad, in our case), the optometrist is an annual ritual. The researchers at the Camera Culture team at MIT's Media Lab have developed an Android application to make optometry nearly a self-diagnostic procedure. What they have developed is an app that uses a set of lines and... Read more...
Considering Microsoft and Google are competitors in the mobile phone space, it may seem a bit surprising that Microsoft is writing applications for the Google Android platform. In reality, though, Microsoft has previously released a couple of... Read more...
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