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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

350,000 Android activations each day world wide, 3 billion App installs

In Google's latest earnings report, they give a little insight into the statistical world of Android. They make note of 350,000 Android device activations worldwide each and every day (over 127 million a year), which obviously includes Phones, Tablets...

Sony Ericsson add their own ‘channel’ to the Android Market

How about this for something different. What you see above is the Android Market that is on Sony Ericsson's devices, and yes, they have their own 'channel' now. The 'My Apps' button has been replaced with Sony Ericsson's own...

In-app Billing goes live, colour us impressed

When Google said In-app Billing was coming next week, last Saturday, they really meant it. Today In-app Billing went live and the first app we used it in was Quota for Android. It's a seamless experience which pops open...

Quota for Android hits version 1.0, full version available via In-app Billing

Not too long ago we did an App Review of Quota for Android, which is developed in Australia by the friendly folk at South Freo. I'm not going to go into detail about the app, as you can read...

In-app Billing for Android Apps will launch next week

Back when Google did a presentation on the inner-workings of Honeycomb, they also announced that In-app Billing for Android Market Apps was 'coming soon'. Now that coming soon is next week, according to the Big G. If you're unsure...

Adobe Flash Player 10.2 now available on the Android Market

Today is the big day that Adobe launch version 10.2 of their much loved Flash Player. This latest version brings much needed performance increases for all versions of Android even though it's still labelled as "BETA" for Android 3.0.1...

App Review: Quota for Android

The next installment in the Ausdroid Aussie App Review series has landed, and today we're looking at Quota from SouthFreo Software. Quota is a simple app, and yet another which has made the transition from iOS to Android. Quota is an...

App Review: PerthTT – Perth Transport Timetables

When Chris got this nifty little app across his desk, as part of our Aussie App Review series, he gave me a shout straight away. It was a Perth based transport app, called PerthTT or Perth Transport Timetables, it...

Adobe Flash 10.2 set to launch on March 18th, Honeycomb support included

Adobe's Flash Player in 10.2 form has been available to desktop users for a fair while now, so it's only fair that high-end Android devices get their share of the fun. Adobe announced that Flash Player 10.2 will be...

App Review: Pocket Weather AU

Today in our Aussie Apps review column we're looking at Pocket Weather Australia, from Shifty Jelly. We've loaded it up on the HTC Desire HD from MobiCity and given it a test toast! Pocket Weather AU is one of many apps...

App Review: Vodafone Usage (Plus)

The second in Ausdroid's series of app reviews is here and today we're looking at two apps - Vodafone Usage and Vodafone Usage Plus. As anyone with a smartphone of any kind will tell you, data is king. Android phones...

App Review: TripView Sydney for Android

A little while back we came up with a neat idea to showcase some Aussie developers' work for Android. We received a huge response - we have now over a dozen applications in our queue to be reviewed, and it's...

Gameloft Australia offering one Android game for $1.99 each day until 10 March

  If you're a bit of a gamer and holding out for the Xperia Play, then maybe you want to fill your pre-existing device with some high-quality, cheap games. Well Gameloft have you covered, they're offering one of their games...

Come on Aussie app devs, get on board!

A couple of weeks ago we put the call out to Aussie application developers - send us your app to review, and we'll put our thoughts up here on Ausdroid. We've had a great response! We've got easily a dozen...

Commonwealth Bank launch their ‘Native Application’ for Netbank

Today the Commonwealth Bank launched their 'native application' for their Netbank service, which they told us was coming. As much as I'd love to tell you about all the wonderful features this 'native application' allows you to explore, I...

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