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Paid apps rumored to be available in the Android Market this week

February 10, 2009 | by Robert Nelson

Android, Android Apps

Paid apps rumored to be available in the Android Market this week

The latest information in regards to paid applications being available in the Android Market is calling for them to be available this week. This information comes courtesy of the Wall Street Journal, and although this is a reliable source, the details are pretty light. While it is not a surprise that paid apps will eventually be available, this latest news comes as a little surprise. However, assuming this is accurate, I would imagine that we will begin to see a wide variety of new apps become available, which will hopefully come with a few of the success stories that we have seen from iPhone app developers.

Google, too, hosts an application store, dubbed the Android Market, for phones running its Android mobile operating system, the first of which is the G1 from Deutsche Telekom AG’s T-Mobile USA. This week Google will start allowing developers to charge for software sold through the Android Market, according to people familiar with the matter.

At least the source is calling for this to take place this week, in other words, at least we will not have long to wait.

[WSJ via Talk Android]