Google’s Android 13 breaks cover with its first Developer Preview as the company plans a summer release.
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Google is making Play Store pricing more appealing to developers by slashing content fees to as low as 10% and subscription fees to 15%.
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Samsung announced during the Unpacked event on August 5th that it is committing to providing 3 OS upgrades to its flagship smartphones stretching back to the Galaxy S10, and now the brand has opened up the developer beta program for its One UI 3.0. Based on Android 11, the beta program is for developers with […]
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The Android 11 DP2 went live last month, fixing a few things and adding some others. It’s a slow buildup to Android 11’s official release, which should be later this year. Now Google has pushed out Android 11 DP 2.1, which is an incremental update to fix some of the things wrong with the original […]
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We are only midway through February but Google has already flipped the switch to release the very first Developer Preview of Android 11 for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and the Pixel 4. Factory image and OTA downloads for the four Pixel ranges are already available and we’ve got the links ready for […]
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Having launched the P30 Pro back in March sporting the EMUI 9.1 interface, Huawei is apparently gearing up to announcing version 10 during its Developer Conference keynote in China on August 9th. While details are scarce on we can expect to see with EMUI 10, there are a couple of things that we can be […]
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Google has released the third Developer Preview of Android P, which means you should be getting an OTA update if you’re in the beta program very soon. If you want to manually get things going, factory images are live, too. The factory images were the first sign of the updated build, although the OTA came […]
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The Google Pixel launched with Android 7.1 Nougat ahead of its release on the Nexus phones, marking the first time we’ve seen Google officially update another device to the newest OS before its Nexus line. Obviously that didn’t mean the Nexus phones were getting left behind permanently, and now we’re finally seeing 7.1 make its […]
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Google has released the second developer preview of Android Wear 2.0, boasting a number of great new features and bug fixes, including the ability for developers to incorporate wrist gestures into their apps.
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Amazon Underground has been gaining momentum since launch, and even big name developers can stand to benefit from putting their games on the service. Rovio, for example, published several big titles to Amazon Underground, including Angry Birds Rio, Angry Birds Stella, Angry Birds Space, and Bad Piggies, and saw their revenue triple for those titles just by being on Amazon Underground.
While Amazon makes the apps (and their in-app purchases) free for users, it also reimburses developers for every minute that the apps are used. That means that Rovio made some money off of users that probably wouldn’t have purchased anything to begin with, which is a pretty big deal in a time when monetizing mobile apps is extremely difficult.
Now to keep things in perspective, these apps tripled their revenue compared to what was previously being made in Amazon’s own App Store. That doesn’t include the revenue from the Play Store and Apple’s App Store, both of which are certainly bigger pools than Amazon’s fairly limited storefront. But Amazon’s Kindle ecosystem makes up a big enough portion of the pie that it was still probably a fairly profitable move for Rovio to make, and it might entice other developers to follow suit.
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Microsoft’s strategy to support multiple platforms with various services continues today with the acquisition of 6Wunderkinder, the developer responsible for to-do list app Wunderlist. Microsoft had to spend somewhere between $ 100 million and $ 200 million in order to successfully acquire Wunderlist and its developer.
As part of the deal, the developer’s offices located in Berlin will continue to be called home. The 6Wunderkinder team, however, will be reporting back to the folks in Microsoft’s headquarters in the United States.
The company has completed acquisitions of three productivity services since the end of 2014. To build up Outlook for mobile devices, Microsoft spent around $ 200 million for Acompli. Sunrise Calendar was then absorbed by Microsoft for $ 100 million in February. And now it has Wunderlist to act as the go-to to-do list for users.
Select Microsoft apps and services are already pre-installed on a myriad of Android phones and tablets.
Source: The Wall Street Journal
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