This infographic provides greater detail on the 10 billion downloads from the Android Market.
Google continues to celebrate the 10 billion download landmark in the Android Market with the release of a great infographic detailing some fascinating facts about who is downloading what and when.
Highlights include: South Koreans download most apps per capita – the UK doesn’t make it into the top 10 Games amount for a quarter of all downloads 9pm on a Sunday is the peak time for downloading apps
Click the image below to see the infographic in all its glory.
Google is celebrating the ten billionth download from the Android Market with a fantastic offer – premium apps for just 10p!
The Android Market has racked up its ten billionth download, and to celebrate Google has launched a ten day offer, with select premium apps available for just 10p (or 10c in the US).
New apps will be added on a daily basis, with the first batch including the excellent SwiftKey X keyboard, the retro camera app Paper Camera, and the impressive 3D racing game Asphalt 6.
It’s an offer that can’t be beat, so be sure to check the Market daily to see which other bargains are up for grabs.
Source: Android Market
Route 66 Maps + Navigation is a brand new Android satnav app that includes a unique augmented reality view.
Is this the future of satnav?
The new Route 66 Maps + Navigation app, available now in the Android Market, includes the unique Follow Me feature with augmented reality navigation. It displays a live view of the road ahead – taken from your phone or tablet’s camera – and overlays it with a line showing your plotted route and an image of a car that you can simply follow.
Whether it proves to be a valuable driving aid or a distraction we’ll find out soon when we give the app a full review.
In the new issue of Android Magazine we take a look at Ice Cream Sandwich, road test satnav apps, put Honeycomb tablets head to head, and present tutorials on setting up and using your Android phone.
Issue 5 of Android Magazine is now on sale. This month it features a full look at Ice Cream Sandwich – Android 4.0 – and all the stunning new features you will be excited to be getting on your handset soon, or those you will be experiencing with the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
We also road test a series of satnav apps, and discover whether the free Google Maps Navigation is good enough, or whether you should pay for a GPS app.
Also this month:
Download paid Android apps for free via the new Getjar Gold program.
The world’s largest alteranative app store, Getjar, has launched a new program that will give users the ability to download premium Android apps for free.
Getjar Gold includes apps priced up to $10 on the Android Market, with new titles added every day. All apps are available for download at no cost, saving consumers potentially hundreds of dollars over time. With 30 million active monthly users, GetJar is set to give away millions of dollars worth of apps.
Titles currently available for free through GetJar Gold include Age of Zombies, TuneIn Radio Pro, Solo, Paper Glider and Splashtop Remote Desktop.