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Android Market getting 4GB app sizes, devs can now exclude phones

Google just clued us in on a couple of major changes to the Android Market. First and foremost is that the size limit on applications will soon be increased from the current 50MB to a massive 4GB. That's going to cut down on the secondary installs -- where you install an app only to be told you...
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Android Market's web store receives a face-lift

Yesterday, Google announced tons of new features for Android. But the fun hasn't stopped there. Google has quietly released a newly revamped Android Market for the web. The new version highlights a "Top Charts" section that has a Top Free, Top Paid, Top Grossing, Top New Paid, and Top New Free. In...
Android Movies

Movies now available to rent from Android Market

Google just announced at IO that they are adding the ability to rent through the Android Market. The Market added Books not too long ago, and Movies looks to follow in the same way.Users will be able to rent movies for 30 days through the Market and stream to your device. If you don't want to...
Google Maps Update

Google Maps updated to 5.4.0

 Google released Maps version 5.4.0 today, bringing about a small list of changes from the previous 5.3.1 update.  Well, what's new in this version?  Google gives us the abilities to:View your Google Maps searches in Google Web History for your account.See additional business details for each...
ColorNote 3.0 update

ColorNote 3.0 brings new functionality and bug fixes

  Popular note-taking app ColorNote has been updated to version 3.0, which adds new functionality and a host of bug fixes. New features include the ability to double-tap to edit notes and select words, wiki-style markup for linking to other notes, and a re-vamped UI. ColorNote 3.0 is available now...
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Verizon and AT&T blocking tethering apps from the Android Market

It appears that Verizon and AT&T are serious about not wanting you to use your current data plan for tethering, as they have blocked access to popular applications that enable it on the Android Market.  There's a bit of conflicting information out there, as a few other sites have reported that...
Bump for Android

Bump 2.0 update brings speed, layout, and feature improvements

 Bump, the popular contact and content sharing app, recently was updated to version 2.0. The update contains new features such as the ability to send more than one app, picture, or contact card at a time to friends and remembers people you have previously bumped for quicker future sharing. In...
Slayer

Android Quick App: Slayer

If you're a fan of Slayer and have an Android phone, you're in luck. Sony Music has released the Slayer app for Android, and it's really good. And loud. And evil. You'll find everything you ever wanted to know about Slayer at your fingertips, including show information (with a quick link to buy...

Google gives app developers more merchant information

 Google has introduced a new monthly report to give developers on the Android Market more information about users of their paid applications. The reports will contain information from each purchase, but will not contain any data that could be used to individually identify users. Instead, basics...
Android Central

Dog Wars Android app is ruffling some users' fur -- and rightfully so

Judging from our inbox this morning, more than a few of you have discovered the Dog Wars app. We'd been hoping it would slink back into the depths from which it slithered, but such is not to be the case.Dog Wars, which some sort of horrific canine RPG, is doing its best to stoke the fires,...

LauncherPro 0.8.5 released, LP Plus now unlockable via Market

 LauncherPro 0.8.5 is now available on the Android Market, bringing bug fixes, reduced memory usage and widget skinning support to the popular homescreen replacement. Widget skinning first appeared in a beta version of LauncherPro informally released on the app's website last week, in order to help...

Adult Swim video app coming in May, Robot Unicorn Attack available today

Angry Birds might have some competition as Adult Swim launched Robot Unicorn Attack on Android today. The game grants wishes for $1 and comes packed with OpenFeint support. In addition, Adult Swim may bring both Amateur Surgeon and Five Minutes to Kill (Yourself) to Android in the coming months...

Facebook app updated, brings friend tagging to mobile

 Facebook's Android app just got a little bit better as the social giant has pushed an update that adds in the ability to tag your friends in posts from within the app. Previously, you would have to load up the full website to get that functionality. As a reminder, to tag a friend you start by...

ROM Manager 4.0 now available on Android Market

  The ClockworkMod team has released version 4.0 of ROM Manager, the popular custom ROM flashing app for rooted phones. The update brings a visual refresh in the form of new icons, along with the ability to rate and comment on ROMs and some behind-the-scenes changes. Writing on his personal blog,...

Google adds opt-out to ad targeting in Market

All of you privacy fiends out there will appreciate this one. In the Android Market's latest update, Google has added the option to remove yourself from targeted ads.It's a small gesture, but definitely worth taking a look at, especially if you're one who values privacy. I never click on AdMob ads...

Android's latest numbers: 350,000 devices activated daily, 3 billion app installs

So how's Android doing these days? During today's Q1 2011 earnings call, Jeff Huber, senior vice president of commerce and local, announced that some 350,000 Android devices are being activated every day. That's almost 2.5 million a week, folks. That's a lot of devices.As for the Android Market, it...

4shared Music released for Android

YouTube link for mobile viewing Its only been a few days since 4shared unleashed its mobile app to the Android masses. Today, 4shared is back at it again. The file sharing service has released their 4shared Music app in the Android Market. The newly announced app gives access to thousands of songs...

Sprint rolling out carrier billing -- charge your Android apps to your Sprint account

First T-Mobile, then AT&T, and now Sprint's rolling out the ability to charge Android Market purchases to your Sprint bill. Simple as that. Our pal Steve sent us the screen shot you see above, and "Bill my Sprint account" is listed plain as day. And Steve's not alone. We've got the memo that's...

Sony Ericsson announces Android Market channel

 Sony Ericsson has announced the launch of its very own Android Market channel in a post on its official product blog. The manufacturer is among the first to launch its own Market channel, which will offer exclusive first-party apps for Sony Ericsson phone owners, as well as a selection of "...

Google Maps updates to v5.3.1, doesn't bother with a changelog [update: Got it!]

We'd love to tell you all about this Google Maps v5.3.1 update but -- Google never included a changelog for us this time around. Judging by the e-mails we've received since the update started to roll out, we're not the only ones curious as to what, exactly was changed. While we don't have the...

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