Google Android Posts

Yahoo! Launches New Weather App For Android

Yahoo Weather Android app
Back in April, Yahoo! launched a new weather application for iOS.  Apple gave the Yahoo! Weather app a design award at WWDC 2013.  Now Yahoo! has ported that same app over to Android with a design that is similar to the iOS version.
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Google Inc (GOOG) Android Hits 79% Market Share For Q2 2013

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Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android has gained a lot of market share in this past quarter.  According to Gartner, the Android platform is dominating smartphone sales for Q2 this year.  Android accounted for a total of 79% of the smartphones sold worldwide for Q2.  Smartphone sales have overtaken the sales of feature phone sales.

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Online Accounting Company FreshBooks Launches An Android App

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Freshbooks has announced a new Android app that lets small businesses and financial professionals better manage their companies.  Freshbooks has launched an Android app that makes it easier for users to manage their finances while on-the-go.

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Box Updates Android App To Support Account Switching


Cloud storage company Box has updated their Android application to support several new features.  The new features includes a new left-swipe navigation drawer, a revamped updates feed with document previewing, a new resizable home screen widget with scrolling, the ability to sort a folder by name/date/size, a grid (icon) view for files, real-time updates to offline files, localized file/folder sizes, and Finnish language support.

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Acer Is Expanding Their Android and Chromebook Line Instead Of Windows Line

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Every time Acer manufactures a Windows device, it comes at the opportunity cost of manufacturing Android-based devices instead.  Since Acer is seeing a slow-down in demand for Windows-based machines, Acer has decided to focus more on Chromebook and Android devices.

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Google Android Market Share Hits Around 80% [Report]

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The Google Android mobile operating system now accounts for around 79.3% of the smartphone marketshare.  Apple’s marketshare is now 13.2%, according to numbers crunched by market research firm International Data Corp (IDC).
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Ouya Gives Store Credit To Kickstarter Backers

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When the Ouya console team realized that some of their Kickstarter backers were not happy with the way the product launched, CEO Julie Uhrman decided to send out an e-mail to the original backers offering them a credit.

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Pebble’s iOS App Now Has Custom E-Mail Notifications

Pebble iOS App
Pebble Technology has updated their iOS app to support e-mail notifications.  The smart-watch has been supporting e-mail notifications on Android for a while now, but it was rather difficult to get it to work on iOS.  Pebble was able to find a way to push customized e-mail alerts from Gmail and general IMAP services to the smart-watch product though.
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