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China Mobile opens app store to nearly 500 million people

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China Mobile opens app store to nearly 500 million people

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China Mobile has partially opened up its Mobile Market app store that sells to 480 million subscribers. Yes, the world’s largest phone company has nearly half a billion customers who could download fre…

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Brightkite app now available in the Android Market

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Brightkite app now available in the Android Market

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When we last mentioned Brightkite, it was available for download, however it was not yet in the market and was still listed as a beta. Well, we have some good news for those of you that were waiting for an Android Ma…

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ShopSavvy missing from Android Market for some

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ShopSavvy missing from Android Market for some

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For some reason or another, there are cases in which certain apps don’t appear in the Android Market for some users. The latest app to suffer this problem is ShopSavvy. According to the app creator’…

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Cupcake users report being denied access to the Android Market

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Cupcake users report being denied access to the Android Market

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Reports are beginning to surface detailing how some Cupcake users are being denied access to the Android Market. It seems that Google has recently blocked those users who are running the “G” buil…

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Are certain apps not appearing for some Android users?

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Are certain apps not appearing for some Android users?

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There MIGHT be a glitch in the Android Market that causes certain apps to not appear for some customers. A few Androinica readers reported being unable to see DataViz’s Documents to Go in the Market. Desp…

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Paid apps live in Germany/Austria?

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Paid apps live in Germany/Austria?

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Earlier this morning, I saw someone mention on Twitter that paid apps for Android are now available in Germany. Naturally, I checked my calendar and assumed it was simply some April Fool’s trickery. I&#…

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SlideMe: an interesting Android Market alternative

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SlideMe: an interesting Android Market alternative

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Earlier this month, I posed this question: should Android developers form their own app store as an alternative to the Android Market? It turns out they already did with SlideME.org, though not to address my or…

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Android team wants to improve Android Market

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Android team wants to improve Android Market

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The Android team hears your cries and shares your desire to improve the Android Market. Responding to a post in an Android discussion group, Google’s Dan Morrill said that engineers are exploring ways to enhan…

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T-Mo wants better Android Market. Here are 5 Ways to make one.

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T-Mo wants better Android Market. Here are 5 Ways to make one.

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A T-Mobile executive says the 2,300-app-strong Android Market needs to diminish unwanted content. Though apps in the Android Market are ranked according to popularity and organized into categories, T-Mob…

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New Android developers having trouble uploading paid apps

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New Android developers having trouble uploading paid apps

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Fret not rookie Android developers; you are not alone in your frustrations. Developers in the Android Market are reporting that they are having trouble linking their new Merchant account and Android Develop…

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Paid apps live in UK Android Market

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Paid apps live in UK Android Market

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Android users in the United Kingdom now have paid apps appearing on their Android phones. Confirming a report from T-Mobile UK’s Richard Warmsley, the Android Market in Her Majesty’s Kingdom is…

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UK customers to get paid apps tomorrow?

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UK customers to get paid apps tomorrow?

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Paid apps are coming! Paid apps are coming! Yes, T-Mobile subscribers in the United Kingdom will finally see paid apps on their Google Android phone. T-Mobile UK has announced that paid apps will begin appeari…

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Google blocks Developer Edition G1 from downloading paid apps

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Google blocks Developer Edition G1 from downloading paid apps

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Google originally released the developer edition of the G1 this past December and since then it has appeared to be a great handset for a developer or even a person who just wanted to use it with another carrier. Ho…

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Overpriced “I Am Richer” app makes its way into the Android Market

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Overpriced “I Am Richer” app makes its way into the Android Market

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Android now has its very own ridiculously overpriced app, which is priced as high as the Market rules will allow at $200. The app is called I Am Richer and is just about the same as the once overpriced iPhone app tha…

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Paid apps spotted in Android Market

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Paid apps spotted in Android Market

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Paid apps have finally entered the Android Market according to the blogosphere, but many are still in the Android wilderness and unable to spend money on those apps. A number of blogs are circulating an image sh…

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