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Droidcon London will acclimate developers to the Android ecosystem

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Not everyone can make it to Google I/O and soak-up development knowledge from the engineers of Google and its partners. But that doesn’t mean the benefits and know-how to be gained from attending a devel…

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Amazon responds to game developer controversy: nothing to see here

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The International Game Developers Association sent out a warning this week to Android game developers, warning them that the Amazon App Store for Android presented some problems that might make them want to r…

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Adobe launches dev tools for Android interaction with Photoshop, Flash, and Flex

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Adobe has announced a few new tools that could enhance the power of Android phones and tablets. The most immediate announcement is that the company will soon be releasing Adobe Flash Builder 4.5, a development…

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Google I/O will have livestream to make it feel like you’re there

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Yes, we were just as disappointed to find out that Google I/O 2011 ticket sales ended in just under an hour. Google wisely realized that’s sort of a problem when the entire aim of a developer conference is t…

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Android Market in-app billing launching next week, in testing now

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In preparation for next week’s launch, the Android Market now lets developers test in-app billing for their Android apps. The developer console has a feature that lets devs interact with the Android M…

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Myriad plans to run Android apps on non-Android phones with Alien Dalvik

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Myriad Group has made it possible for non-Android users to run Android apps on their phone. For all the people who hack their Nokia or Windows Mobile to load Google’s mobile OS on it, they can save themselv…

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Barnes & Noble opens Nook Developer program: we’re not building app store, just enhancing book store

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Nook Color is more of an Android ereader with “extras” than it is an Android tablet. Barnes & Noble makes it clear that this is a reading device first and foremost. Naturally, they want apps that will enhance…

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Google giving away 10,000 Google TV’s to web developers and designers

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Google is once again playing Santa Claus by giving away thousands of products running its Android software. This time, Google is giving away 10,000 Google TV devices to developers. The festivities started to…

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Sensory launches SDK for voice-free triggers that power Vlingo

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Enjoying that new Vlingo In Car app? Me too, and we have Sensory to thank for the pleasure. Sensory is the company that powers the new “Hey, Vlingo” feature, and it just released a new SDK for Android…

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TweetDeck CEO: Android development is not a nightmare

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Just a few minutes after posting about Andy Rubin’s comical dismissal of Steve Jobs’ anti-Android speech yesterday, readers pointed out another affected executive who has taken to Twitter to s…

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Android takes over Texas, Toronto, and London in October

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Android will have a very busy month this October. In a fitting tribute to Android’s two year-anniversary as a consumer device, large droid-centric events will take place next month in Austin, Texas; To…

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Facebook developer Joe Hewitt says Android is “horrendous” for development

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So that’s why it took so long to get a half-decent Android app out of Facebook. Joe Hewitt, the man who created the popular Facebook app for iPhone, and then quit over frustration with Apple’s review proce…

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Another Android success story: Hey, devs, mind telling us how much money you make?

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The success stories are starting to trickle in slowly. First there was Edward Kim and Car Locator, yesterday there was Aaron La and Advance Task Manager, and today we have Derek James and several apps that make A…

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Google adds licensing service to combat pirated Android apps

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Android currently has copy-protection services designed to prevent unauthorized use of applications, but that hasn’t stopped people from cracking those protections and distributing pirated apps…

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Google’s Android App Inventor makes app creation dead simple; that’s not a good thing

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App Inventor for Android simplifies the development process and provides drag-and-drop functions for creating apps. You don’t need to know Java, C+, or even HTML – just move a few things around,…

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