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Android may offer in-app purchases and subscriptions

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The only way for Android developers to directly make money is to sell an app or put ads in one. Comments from Google VP of Engineering Andy Rubin suggest that Android could offer another option of accepting subsc…

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Brightcove announces SDK for Android app creation, Flash templates

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Apple and HTML5 advocates are quick to point out that Flash is not the video distribution platform of the future; however, it is the distribution method of today and cannot be ignored as an important tool for con…

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Watch Android sessions at Google I/O on YouTube

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Couldn’t make it Google I/O? Well, you can make the pain sting less by watching YouTube videos of all the Android sessions held at Google I/O. You may have already seen the keynotes that had the Internet go…

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Adobe invites developers to join AIR for Android prerelease program

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Adobe AIR for Android is now available for developers looking to create Android apps ported from the environment already familiar to thousands of people. Via AndroidGuys comes word that the AIR SDK can be obta…

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Google reminds devs they can make apps in Market visibile only to compatible phones

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Compatibility is a major issue with Android, so Google has made it easier for developers to manage their app’s visibility to incompatible Android devices. In a post on the Google Dev blog, Compatibilit…

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Google hires a dev advocate to focus on game development

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Google hires a dev advocate to focus on game development

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The next time I write my 10 Most Important Names in Android list, there’s a good chance that Mark DeLoura will be prominently featured. DeLoura has just bee hired by Google as a “Developer Advocate…

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Tim Bray joins Google, take shots at “Disney-fied” iPhone

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Tim Bray joins Google, take shots at “Disney-fied” iPhone

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It’s a little early in the week to fan the flames of the always-growing Android vs. iPhone argument, but a prominent new Google employee has decided now is as good a time as any for such activity. Tim Bray is…

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Android games will have better graphics thanks to Android NDK r3

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Android games will have better graphics thanks to Android NDK r3

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The quality of games on Android has greatly improved on 2.0 devices, and users can count on even more advanced games thanks to the latest release of the Android Native Developer Kit (NDK). The Android NDK can be u…

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Adobe demoes AIR for mobile, multiplatform development tool

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Adobe demoes AIR for mobile, multiplatform development tool

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Adobe AIR is used to power a number of desktop applications and games that work across platforms. Adobe plans to bring the same experience to mobile by adding support for AIR on Android, BlackBerry, and Windows…

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Google recommends new website and chart to help Android developers

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Google recommends new website and chart to help Android developers

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Google recently gave Android developers a few tools to help them decide how they will build apps and what to do when they run into problems doing it. First, Google added a Platform Versions chart to its Resources…

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NAVTEQ and HTC sponsoring Android development contest

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NAVTEQ and HTC sponsoring Android development contest

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Android developers may want to consider entering the NAVTEQ 2010 Global LBS Challenge, an open competition with more than $8.2 million USD in prizes. Developers across the globe can enter the annual competit…

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Motorola announces more Android developer resources

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Motorola announces more Android developer resources

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Motorola is increasing its support for the Google Android platform by launching more advanced development resources, including new programs, events, and training. In addition to hosting a MOTODEV Summit i…

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