Google Play Is Here Killing Android Market (PICS)

Over recent times, the Android Market has got better and better, and we recently reported that the application size limit had been increased from 50MB to a monstrous 4GB. Its good to see Google making these changes and making its Application Market better and better, but the biggest thing up Google’s sleeve yet, as now been introduced to us as……. wait for it……. Google Play!

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EA Releases Free Version of TETRIS

tetrisEA, the company we all love so much for bringing us such wonderful video games, also is bringing great apps to our mobile phones. For some time they have had a paid version of the game TETRIS. For those of you who are like me and don’t really like apps that have a price tag included, you’re going to love EA’s latest release for Android phones. EA has released an ad-supported version of their insanely popular TETRIS game called TETRIS free. Read More

Android Phones Get Movie Rentals

movie androidGoogle Videos App which allowed Android users to rent movies was only compatible with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) till today, but Google has updated the App recently for Android that allows even Froyo (Android 2.2) users to take advantage of the movie rentals feature. Once you get the Google Movies App from the Android market, you can rent movies directly from your Android device, and the App will also display all the movies already present on your device. Read More

Apple Using Interactive iPads to Sell Other Products

store2Apple’s much hyped retail meeting took place overnight in different parts of the world, and one of the key changes include the use of the iPad to promote other Apple products including the iPod, Mac, and even the iPad itself. MacStories and MacPricesAustralia have posted a few pictures which can be viewed below. Read More

3 Billion Applications Downloaded from Android Market

androidApple’s patented ‘App Store’ has played a major role in the success of the iPhone. Many users believe that although the Android market has got a lot of applications, they are usually spammy and buggy. Developers prefered iOS because customers usually spent more money on iOS compared to Android. Google then revamped the Android Market user interface completely, and extended the paid model to different countries. Read More

Google’s Own Cloud Based Music App Leaked

google musicIt seems that Google does have an answer to Amazon’s cloud based player for Android and the web. The folks at Tech From 10 somehow managed to get their hands on the developer version of the Android Market which enabled them to download Google Music 3.0 for Android. The site also provides a download link to the application along with some extra screenshots, but looks like the website is down at the moment. Read More

Android’s In-App Billing System is Now Live

in-app androidAfter a ling time, Android developers will now be able to efficiently monetize their Android applications with the new in-app billing system that has made its way into the Android Market today. As the model has been extremely successful on iOS, developers were keen to try it on Android. Starting today, developers can sell stuff from within the App, and charge users for it. Read More