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The Android Marketplace has finally rolled out paid app privileges to more countries, and this time that means Australia as well. For local developers eager to embrace Android's more open platform, but had to give their work away for free to do it, the 2-minute noodle days may be over. Now all you need is an app that's good enough people will pay money for it...
Well, lookee' here. Motorola's been building their own Android Marketplace, and someone found it out. It's been taken down since, but here's what Android and Me found before Moto pulled the plug.
Google's just announced the winners of the second Android Developer Challenge, a homegrown app competition that's produced some must-haves for seasoned Android owners and nervous new Droid users alike.
Now that Telstra's trying to fix its public image, is Optus trying to fill the role of telco villain? Neerav Bhatt over at APC magazine reveals that Optus – no stranger to criticism over its handling of Android – is actually blocking people purchasing paid applications for Android phones on their network.
Developers are reporting a mass delisting of Android tethering apps from the App Marketplace, after being informed that such apps breach the Developer Distribution Agreement. That's your cue for righteous indignation, internet!
Beyond scanning a barcode and finding you the best deal either online or in nearby brick-and-mortar stores, ShopSavvy can now tie into major retailers' inventory systems to see if things are actually in stock.
Remaining minutes and texts, a bill summary, online payment capabilities, and support information are a few of the features in T-Mobile's first official Android app, released today to thrifty G1ers everywhere.
Policy details regarding paid apps on the Android Market have come to light—the most notable of which being the fact that you have 24-hours to return an app if you are not satisfied.
Considering that the HTC Dream, Australia's first Android-powered handset, hit shelves the same time Google announced that paid apps were coming to the Android Market, you'd be forgiven for hoping that the two events would blend together into one homogeneous announcement of tasty app goodness. Sadly, this is not the case.