While this likely isn’t going to change the world for the average Android user, I have little doubt that many developers are thrilled to finally see the option to send out promo codes for apps or in-app purchases in the Google Play developer console. This has always been one of those mystifying omissions for ... Read More »
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The Android Developers site posts monthly distribution numbers to let devs know what version of Android people using Google Services are running. It’s both educational and depressing! So many people on ancient operating systems, though the numbers grow smaller each month.
This month, Marshmallow saw a rise to 0.5%, which is a tiny userbase but ... Read More »
After successfully testing out lower paid app minimums in India earlier this year, Google has informed developers that they can now lower the price of paid apps in 17 additional markets. While it sounds a bit crazy, app developers have been asking Google to lower paid app minimums for quite some time. The lower app ... Read More »
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Developers, this one’s for you. Google has released a new ebook today covering the most important issues in getting your app to succeed on Google Play for Android. Called “The Secrets to App Success on Google Play,” the free book details everything from publishing your app, to analytics, global distribution and more.
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It’s no secret that Android is still lagging behind the competition in terms of tablet optimized apps. With Google officially carrying an Android tablet on the Play store, it’s time for something to be done about that. Google has been working hard to emphasize how important it is to build dynamic apps that scale and ... Read More »
Checking the overall rating and reading through recent feedback on an app or game in Google Play can be a great way to get a feel for what to expect from it.
This is all the more critical for paid apps, as 15 minutes isn’t really enough time to get a solid impression of ... Read More »
Pretty awesome right? I haven’t even told you the amazing part yet, they are stopping development for Android.
You might have caught wind of this story elsewhere with some kind of doom and gloom spin about how it is impossible to ever make money on Android and that developers should flee from the sinking ship ... Read More »
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. The number one reason you should buy a Nexus device is because your updates come directly from Google. Meaning you have first dibs and the lastest and greatest Android has to offer.
It’s a pretty well-known fact that some Android apps out there lack a bit in the “pretty and easy-to-use” department. More often than not, these apps have well-designed counterparts on other platforms like iOS and Windows Phone. As a result, Android has always been thought of as the ugly duckling ... Read More »
The Android Developers website has always played host to a great wealth of knowledge on developing apps for Android. It’s where you go to download the SDK, find announcements on development and publish apps, among other things. Starting today, the Android Developers website will also become a training ground for developers in the making.
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