Tag Archives: Android

Amazon Appstore readies for international distribution

Android developers logging into the Amazon Developer Portal will find that they can submit apps and games for release in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Spain.

Good to see them thriving.

http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-19736_7-57457356-251/amazon-appstore-readies-for-international-distribution/

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Andy Rubin: 850k Android activations a day, 300m total devices, 12m tablets

Google is now activating 850 thousand Android devices a day, bringing the platform to some 300 million total devices — including 12 million tablets.

It was 700.000 last December.

http://www.theverge.com/2012/2/27/2827545/andy-rubin-850k-android-activations-a-day-300m-total-devices-12m

Do we need another mobile OS? Mozilla thinks so

It’s essentially a complete phone system run on web technologies that gives the on-board software access to core APIs through an embedded version of Firefox.

To a minimum, will ignite some interesting discussions regarding native vs. web apps.

http://gigaom.com/mobile/do-we-need-another-mobile-os-mozilla-thinks-so/