Android Market 10 billion promotion

We're now into Day 5 of Google's 10-day, 10-cent, 10 billion app download celebration. Here's what we're seeing so far on this fine Saturday:

Still one more to go. Thats 10 folks. Google's got its official list up, and for some reason, Asphalt 6 is back after appearing on Day 1.

Also: Day 1 apps, Day 2 apps, Day 3 apps, Day 4 apps


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Day 5 of Google's 10-day, 10-cent, 10 billion app download celebration


They have SwiftKey X on GetJar for free. You have to manually check periodically for updates, but hey... free... :)

That's weird they really did list assphalt 6: Adrenaline HD on the promo homepage again. They did that one the other day I thought.

I would normally be annoyed at repeats, but I missed getting this one on day 1 LOL and so it was the first one I downloaded.

question, if i purchase an app from the market, if i uninstall it, will i be able to install it again with out any problems? thanks

You should. I'm on my fourth Android device and I'm still uninstalling and installing apps from all the way back to my original Droid over two years ago. Hell I have some apps on both my tablet and my phone.

No problem. If you are looking for a good way to get paid apps on the cheap and store them for later use you should also check out the Amazon App Store as they have a give away a paid app every day. You have to go to their website to install the App Store app but it's worth it. I've gotten a bunch of really good apps for free off of there and just like the Android Market you can install/uninstall them as much as you like and use them on as many devices as you like.

Yea, i have the Amazon App store, but never bought an since I have switched from BB. I have plenty of apps under Amazon that i have not installed from the free app of the day. Just wanted to be sure i will be able to uninstall them once i pay for them.

i just have my apps backed up on titanium backup and then when i delete them i can reinstall them very easily even if there not the paid ones with my backup

The other days are tagged "10 billion" instead of "10 billion apps." It's of little consequence but I kept checking the tag waiting for this page to pop up.

Thanks for keeping us informed!

More of utility apps and less games and live wallpapers. More variety and no repeat. Today is day 5 and now 5 days left. Hope they don't repeat often. I know flight track will be included sometime.

No need for Pano for me. I have it on my Samsung Infuse with the old 2.2.1 firmware. The panoramic function works great for me.

Are there any ways to buy an app on the Market for which you currently have no compatible device? I am waiting on the Transformer Prime release and there are a few apps I would like to get that won't work on my current phone but would do nicely on the Prime. It would be good to be able to buy and store on the Market but in the absence of that, any solution welcomed.

I was just looking for the same thing. Seems you can either pop your sim in a compatible device or you can edit your build.prop to change your device identifier. I'm debating trying that out.

I'm having no luck with the build.prop edits on my captivate. I can't find a good set of settings online that will let me download Adrenaline. Oh well, I guess.

Yes, after some looking around that is all I have come up with. Not sure I want to mess around with my build.prop just to get a couple of apps working early. It is something the Market could do with i.e. a buy but not download to device option. I often see a review for an app that I would buy for later so that I remember it but there is no easy way of doing it. I suppose there is always the other option, which is to give into tech lust and go out and buy a better phone. ;)

I finally got it set up. If you decide to try it just look up how to edit the build.prop and change one line. Set "ro.product.device=GT-I9100" and it should let you download. I changed it, saved, cleared market cache, and rebooted. For reference I'm on an at&t captivate running CM7.

*standard disclaimer - if you nuke your phone it's your fault, not mine*

Nothing today that piques my interest, but hey, I'm not complaining...this sale has been awesome and I've been able to pick up some apps that I'd been wanting for awhile.

Keep 'em coming, Google!

That is what I was thinking.

By the way, "Mojitomo" is not available in the U.S. market according to my phone. I am seeing "Asphalt 6" in it's place for the U.S.

"Mojitomo" and "Sims3" don't show up and are not available on my Rezound due to country for the first, and compatibility for the second... I'm just showing 8 apps - no replacements. Also, Google is considering charging me twice (the charges are still "pending" according to my online credit card statement) for several of the apps I bought on the 7th. And they still haven't charged me for Shazam. It all happened when the Market "hiccuped" the other day...

I'm sorry, but live wallpaper doesn't count as a freaking app. Enough already with the nerd eyecandy.