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July 13, 2011, 5:49 am — By

Google has just announced the release of an improved Android Market, that now also includes book purchases and movie rentals. This new version of the Android Market app is available on Android 2.2+ phones, allowing you to rent thousands of movies in the US, each starting at $1.99. The videos app available in the Android...

April 21, 2010, 9:35 am — By

MSNBC has an interesting piece concerning the Android Marketplace, possibly the Apple App Store’s biggest rival right now. Apparently, the Android store has recently reached 38,000 apps, but are they as good as the ones offered by the Cupertino giant? We have to mention that the Android Market doesn’t use restrictions,...

March 26, 2010, 10:11 am — By

Nielsen is a company that handles marketing and advertising research and it seems that they have recently published a report concerning the state of mobile app stores in the US. Predictably enough, the Apple App Store ranks highest in the customer satisfaction department, followed by Google’s Android Market. Immediately...

March 19, 2010, 3:04 pm — By

Although Google Buzz isn’t getting the success and acclaim that Google hoped for, it might soon start to be adopted more widely, since it’s recently been made available via Android Market. The Official Google Buzz Widget is visible on the Android app store for certain users, with a Moto Droid owner on Verizon...

February 4, 2010, 9:03 am — By

Verizon Wireless and Motorola have just announced the Motorola Devour handset, that will be made available in March. This is the newest MOTOBLUR handset available, complete with Android and a 3.1 inch capacitive touchscreen display. A touch-sensitive navigation pad is also on board, as well as preloaded apps from the Google...

December 16, 2009, 10:09 am — By

The iPhone’s App Store should start to feel the strength of the Android platform soon, as the Android Market has just reached the 20,000 apps mark. AndroLib claims that the online store has doubled its size in the last five months, in spite of the fact that Google doesn’t disclose statistics regarding its service. The...

November 30, 2009, 3:50 am — By

The Archos 5 Internet tablet was almost perfect and when we say “almost” we talk about minor flaws like the fact that it doesn’t get the proper amount of Google Apps it needs. Now, the software is available via Android Market, with Gmail, Maps and other apps compatible with the device. Stability has always...

November 30, 2009, 3:20 am — By

Motorola Droid is capable of many things, but what it lacks is multi-touch support in the browser, a feat now available thanks to the Dolphin browser. This fast browsing solution also has a pretty interesting social side, allowing users to share their experiences with other folks via Tweets, comments and more. The Dolphin...

November 16, 2009, 12:22 pm — By

Samsung has just unveiled its new Android smartphone, Galaxy Spica, also dubbed I5700. This device comes with support for Google’s mobile services and social networking features, that allow it to access sites like Facebook and MySpace. Galaxy Spica uses an 800 MHz application processor, it’s able to download...

August 13, 2009, 2:39 am — By

If Android’s instant messaging and chat solutions don’t suit you, there’s always the option of using Nimbuzz, that has just been made available via the Android Market. This app supports Skype, Yahoo Messenger, AIM, GoogleTalk, MySpace, Jabber accounts and clients, plus many others. Nimbuzz for Android...