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Android strongly leading in market share, eats into iOS

The International Data Corporation (IDC) released its Q2 2012 data today, which shows Android maintaining a firm lead in both market share and overall shipments between April and June. Android’s market share has grown to 68.1%, up from the 46.9% it held at this time in 2011. iOS holds the number two spot with 16.9% of the

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App update: Ultimate Bet Calc vastly updated

Our ever popular bet calculator app for horse betting and other sports has received a major overhaul, making it much easier to use and much more intuitive to enter complex bets as well as better feedback on bet results.  Several new bets have been added in the Pro version including SSA and others. This new

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Tip: Installing market apps that are stated as not compatible on your tablet

Recently I procured a tablet for some new projects in development.  Firstly, the tablet experience is quite amazing under ICS, very much more aligned to traditional style computing than mobile in many ways, apart from the lack of a windowed UI in ICS it makes for quite a nice multi-tasking device. However the first obstacle

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Android Market is Dead, Long Live Google Play

Today the Android ecosystem took a big step forward with the launch of Google Play, an integrated destination for apps, books, movies, and music. Google Play is an integrated destination for apps, books, movies, and music, available on any Android device and to anyone on the Web. With the launch, Google Play replaces and extends

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Direct Carrier Billing now available on Vodafine Italy & Spain

Google have announced that Direct Carrier Billing is now available on Vodafone network in Italy and Spain.  This is great news for selling apps on the market as the customer no longer needs a credit card to purchase apps.  The cost of the app will be added to your mobile bill at the end of the

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Iris: iPhone Siri for Android

The Siri feature of the new iPhone 4S is something of a buzz recently.  For those unaware of Siri, it allows voice interaction with your phone for more than search, such as text, call and calendar services, along with other extras such as the weather and more. However there have been numerous voice activation apps

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Vodafone to offer alternative billing for market apps

Vodafone are in negotiations with Google on alternative billing for paid apps on the Android Market. This will allow android users to download apps without having to give Google their credit card details. Vodafone’s new payment systems are also targeting data services, such as music, movies and news services. This is a move away from

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