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Android will remain free, says Google's Schmidt
Google boss, Eric Schmidt has said that he has no plans to charge for Android in the future and that this strategy will not change even after the acquisition of Motorola is completed.
Making his comments during a visit to South Korea - the home of Android phone vendors Samsung and LG, Schmidt's admission was reminiscent of the statements made during the announcement of the $12.5 billion Motorola buy-out.
According to reports, Schmidt said that the plan is to run Motorola "sufficiently and independently,"...
Developers can create apps with EMI sandbox
EMI Music and The Echo Nest have announced a partnership to give application developers the chance to get involved with music and related content.
The collaboration will create and manage ‘sandboxes’ for developers to access music content and information, in order to build apps around artists, music, videos and artwork.
Developers will register for an API key and submit app concepts and ideas. Once approved, the app will be released by...
Android developers struggle to cash in on the apps market
Developers creating apps purely for the Android Marketplace are hard pressed to make money, despite high download figures.
According tο Toronto-based developers, Wattpad, developers and software companies are better off making use of advertising in their apps or offering in-app buys.
Allen Lau, Wattpad's CEO аnԁ co-founder, argues it's the best deal wіthіn аn app store that is crammed with free apps, spammy apps аnԁ "obfuscated bу a tedious checkout process."
"Thаt adds a lot οf...
Yahoo and Google to launch digital newsstands
Yahoo and Google are set join an already crowded marketplace after reports revealed that the internet giants plan to unveil digital newsstand apps next week.
According to All Things D, this coming Wednesday Yahoo will officially launch Livestand - its home grown digital news app following a preview earlier this year.
Following behind, Google is planning to launch its product, code-named Propeller. According to reports, the name could change to Currents but it is planned for launch the week after next.
Android developers significantly more productive than Apple’s
Developers creating their apps for Android are more prolific that those creating apps purely for Apple products, according to recent figures.
The average publisher on Android has placed more than six apps in the Market since launch while iOS developers have just over four apps published on average.The Android Market has been maintaining an exponential growth over recent months and while it is still in its infancy, compared to Apple App Store, the number of active mobile applications in the Android Market stood at...
Android pips Apple to top of the apps
Apple has been ousted as the app download king thanks to the surge in popularity of Android handsets, according to reports.
App downloads on Google's Android operating system have overtaken those on Apple's devices after ABI Research found that Apple iOS made up 31 per cent of total app downloads in the second quarter of this year, while Android apps accounted for an impressive 44 per cent.
The figures may come as a surprise to many as Apple has long been the favourite choice for the smartphone...