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Android Market now lists local currency for paid apps

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Do you know the current exchange rate between the US dollar and the British pound? What about the Australian dollar and the Japanese yen? Android users will no longer have to try to do those calculations in their…

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Paid Android apps are officially available in 32 countries

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The Android Market is finally open for business. After several months of prodding and frequent complaints, Google has officially announced paid app support in 18 additional countries. It’s been a lon…

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More countries will soon get paid apps in Android Market

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According to an email Google sent out to registered Android developers yesterday, more countries will finally get support for paid apps in the next few weeks. No official word on precisely which countries wil…

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Android App Reviews

BuzzVoice reads articles; it’s “Pandora for news” [App Reviews]

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Did you hear the news? Of course you did if you’re using BuzzVoice, an Android app the speaks the news. BuzzVoice takes the news of the day and has a custom voice engine read the story aloud. Users can stay up…

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ESPN Fantasy Football Android App – come and get it! [Video App Reviews]

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The official ESPN Fantasy Football 2010 app is now available in the Android Market. Hot on the heels of the Yahoo! Fantasy app comes one of the other major players in FF, giving folks a chance to neglect their spou…

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Guns n’ Glory shoots up the Wild West [Game Reviews]

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Guns n’ Glory is a tower defense game that requires adaptive strategy as well as shooting. Players control bandits who kill settlers on foot, horseback, in wagons, and in gold-carrying trailers. Some bandits…

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Lack of paid apps in Android Market contributes to app piracy [OPINION]

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Google recently announced a new licensing system to combat app piracy. Developers are pleased to see stronger protection of their creation, but if Google really wants to fight theft, it should expand paid app…

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Android Apps Alert 27: Shortcuts and Soup-ups

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Every week, Androinica.com attempts to highlight the best Android Apps. Using tips from the #androidapps tag on Twitter and recommendations from our own eagle-eyed staff, we highlight recent additions to t…

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Skies of Glory lets Android and iPhone gamers duke it out in airplane battles

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Skies of Glory lets Android and iOs gamers battle with airplanes Back at Google I/O 2010, we showed you a quick preview of an app called Skies of Glory. “Skies” is popular on the iPhone that developers SGN were in t…

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Android App Reviews

Want to put widgets in your lockscreen? Get Widget Locker [Video App Reviews]

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Third-party widgets have become a staple of what makes Android great, but few are accessible outside of the homescreen. WidgetLocker is a 99-cent Android 2.1+ app that frees your widgets from the homescreen.…

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Android Users Need to Take Ownership of Their Role [OPINION]

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It was just two weeks ago that AndroidGuy writer Chuck Falzone issued a call to Android users to take the Paid App Pledge. The pledge seemed to have two purposes: To support Android development and to change the p…

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Are Android users cheapskates? Take the Paid App Pledge and say yes or no.

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Distimo released a report today that 57% of Android apps are free. Considering that developers often complain about the lack of financial rewards for Android development, we can assume that 43% of Android app…

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Vignette makes every Android owner an artistic photographer [App Reviews]

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Filters and effects have made for countless classic photographs. Few people expect to produce classic photos from their cell phone pictures, but you’d be surprised what you can create with a decent cam…

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Wunder Radio radio app for Android is like carrying a radio in your pocket without the limitations [App Reviews]

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When I got my HTC Incredible and started playing with it I was surprised and maybe even alarmed that there was a radio on the device. Yeah, a radio. Like scan for channels and listen to things that you have no contro…

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SyncML for Android is ready to go (plus a few tidbits about developing SyncML for Android)

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SyncML for Android is ready to go (plus a few tidbits about developing SyncML for Android)

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Back in November of 2009, I interviewed Beat Forster, managing partner at Synthesis AG, about his plans to create a SyncML client for Android to go along with his company’s client offerings for iPhone, P…

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