Category Archive: News

Jun 25

Android 1.5 NDK Released!

Finally Google Released the NDK, which allows developers to use native code/libraries in their code (programmed in C or C++) which can be used for intense CPU operations such as encoding/decoding or physics. You can download it here. For most Developers this isn’t much interesting, but if you need advanced stuff as implementing your own …

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Mar 09

Android sales will outstrip iPhone by 2012

Market researcher at Informa Telecoms & Media predicted in a new report that Android sales will outstrip iPhone by the year 2012.

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Feb 28

Android Market DRM not safe!

All protected applications are stored inside the /data/app-private folder (which is normally invisible, unless you have root access).
Thanks to Tim over there at strazzere.com for finding this out and making people aware of it! Check out his Android Market DRM busted < 12 hours! post for more details about the very weak DRM protection of the Android Market!

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Feb 28

Android Market: Developers worried about bad sales

reasons developers worry, is about the slow/low sales of their paid applications. One of such worried developers is “Ed Burnette”, author of of “Hello, Android”.
He’s going into an very interesting topics, especially for developers who offer a free and a paid version of their application. One of the main problems he encountered with his paid application is, that he barely got any sales. So he thought, what could be done to change this.

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