Posts Tagged ‘Apps’

Android Market Bypass Apple App Store in Free Apps

Thursday, April 28, 2011 22:17 1 Comment

While the iTunes App Store still dwarfs the Android Market, the latter now has more free apps. According to research group Distimo, as of the end of March, for the first time, the Android Market has more free apps than iTunes. That is because the majority of Android apps don’t cost any money, whereas the reverse is true for Apple’s store. Distimo thinks this is only the beginning, and that the Android Market could eventually grow to have more apps – paid and free – than iTunes or any other app store. “If all application stores maintain their current growth pace, approximately five months from now Google Android Market will be the largest store in terms

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Skype for Android Gets Updated to Version 1.0.1

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 0:44 No Comments

Luxembourg-based Skype Ltd. announced today on the Skype Garage Blog that the official Skype application for Android has been updated to version 1.0.1. The new update comes with several new features and improvements, including support for devices with smaller screen such as the HTC Wildfire. Version 1.0.1 of Skype for Android is now available in the Android Market. In addition, individuals can visit skype.com/m from their Android-powered smartphone in order to download the new application over the air. Make your way past the break to see the complete changelog. 320 x 240 and 240 x 400 screen resolutions are now supported. Hardware back key is now supported. Signing out from Skype now ex

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Now Anyone Can Create an Android App with help of Google App Inventor

Monday, July 12, 2010 2:10 3 Comments

Google is launching a new tool on Monday that lets anyone create an app for Android phones. You can build just about any app you can imagine with App Inventor. Often people begin by building games like WhackAMole or games that let you draw funny pictures on your friend’s faces. You can even make use of the phone’s sensors to move a ball through a maze based on tilting the phone. But app building is not limited to simple games. You can also build apps that inform and educate. You can create a quiz app to help you and your classmates study for a test. With Android’s text-to-speech

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