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Google Expands App Indexing

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Google in December began showing content from Android apps by including a link directly to the app. Google is now expanding the number of apps that are utilizing this search technology, with an additional 24 apps, including Pinterest, AOL, and more. Google in December began showing content from Android apps by including a link directly to the app. Google is now expanding the number of apps that are utilizing this search technology, with an additional 24 apps, including Pinterest, AOL, and more. 0 Comments

YouTube to Add Offline Viewing to Mobile Apps

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At the moment to view videos on YouTube on a mobile device, you have to be connected to some sort of internet connection. That will change in November however, with Youtube revealing plans to add a new offline mode to its applications. At the moment to view videos on YouTube on a mobile device, you have to be connected to some sort of internet connection. That will change in November however, with Youtube revealing plans to add a new offline mode to its applications. 0 Comments

Google Checkout Going Out of Business in 6 Months

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Google Checkout will be retired in six months, Google has announced. The service, which has been used by many web merchants as an alternative to PayPal and has been the default payment option for Google Play developers, is going away Nov. 20, 2013. Google Checkout will be retired in six months, Google has announced. The service, which has been used by many web merchants as an alternative to PayPal and has been the default payment option for Google Play developers, is going away Nov. 20, 2013. 0 Comments

10 Killer Android Apps to Make Your Life Easier

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Our phones have become the hub for much of our communications and a growing percentage of our productive work – and they can get clogged up with clutter pretty quickly. These free and paid apps will help you take back some of your time and space. Our phones have become the hub for much of our communications and a growing percentage of our productive work – and they can get clogged up with clutter pretty quickly. These free and paid apps will help you take back some of your time and space. 0 Comments

Advertising Your Mobile Apps on Google Just Got a Whole Lot Easier

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If you're advertising mobile apps, it just got a lot easier to position your apps in front of active searchers. Not only did your marketing reach expand, but you can more easily track downloads. Here's a rundown of Google's new mobile ad options. If you're advertising mobile apps, it just got a lot easier to position your apps in front of active searchers. Not only did your marketing reach expand, but you can more easily track downloads. Here's a rundown of Google's new mobile ad options. 0 Comments

Google Play Merges Android Market, Google Music, eBookstore

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Google introduced Google Play to the world yesterday. The new cloud-based “digital entertainment destination” for apps, music, movies, and books combines three Google entities into Google Play: Android Market, Google Music and the Google eBookstore. Google introduced Google Play to the world yesterday. The new cloud-based “digital entertainment destination” for apps, music, movies, and books combines three Google entities into Google Play: Android Market, Google Music and the Google eBookstore. 0 Comments

Android Market vs. App Store Prices: Why Android Users Pay Double [Study]

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Analyst firm Canalys' App Integrator study found that the top 100 paid applications on the Android service carry an average cost of $3.74, compared to an average cost of $1.47 for the most popular paid iOS apps, likely due to a smaller audience. Analyst firm Canalys' App Integrator study found that the top 100 paid applications on the Android service carry an average cost of $3.74, compared to an average cost of $1.47 for the most popular paid iOS apps, likely due to a smaller audience. 0 Comments

Google Pulls Fake Angry Birds, More Malicious Apps From Android Market

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Google's Android platform suffered more bad publicity Monday when the firm was forced to pull a series of malicious apps masquerading as legitimate titles such as "Angry Birds", after they were discovered on the official Android Market apps store. Google's Android platform suffered more bad publicity Monday when the firm was forced to pull a series of malicious apps masquerading as legitimate titles such as "Angry Birds", after they were discovered on the official Android Market apps store. 0 Comments

Google Closing Down Labs

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Google has announced that its Labs project, an incubation chamber that spawned Gmail, Goggles, Maps, Reader, and other products, will be shut down. The closure of Labs indicates a stronger commitment to a far narrower lineup of projects. Google has announced that its Labs project, an incubation chamber that spawned Gmail, Goggles, Maps, Reader, and other products, will be shut down. The closure of Labs indicates a stronger commitment to a far narrower lineup of projects. 0 Comments