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Android Market reaches 200,000 apps

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Everyone is still trying to catch up to the ever-growing flood of apps available through the iPhone's App Store, but Google Android is certainly starting to pick up steam. According to some unofficial reports from AndroLib, Android Market is now loaded with over 200,000 of those little programs for your favorite Google-flavored devices.

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Windows Phone 7 now with 5,000 mobile apps (and growing)

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No, this number is nowhere near as impressive as what you'd find through the App Store for the Apple iPhone and other iOS devices, but it represents a major milestone for Microsoft's latest mobile operating system. If you happen to be rocking something like the Samsung Focus or HTC Surround, you can now go to the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace and find no fewer than 5,000 apps.

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Google’s Android Market about to get an extreme makeover

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I don't think that Google has to do very much to spark some new interest in the Android Market, because the app developers are already recognizing the huge potential that it offers since it opened up to global markets, but that's not stopping the search engine giant from giving the app marketplace a small overhaul. Even Google needs a new wardrobe from time to time.

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Handango acquired by PocketGear, creates giant cross-platform app store

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When most people think about downloading apps to smartphones, the first thing that probably comes to mind is the App Store for the iPhone. Well, there's going to be another giant in the room after today's announcement. PocketGear has officially acquired Handango, creating the world's largest cross platform, open app store and content marketplace. How big? Unlike the App Store, which only works on the Apple platform, this combined app store from PocketGear and Handango will have a catalog of more than 140,000 paid and free titles, available for download by more than 4 billion consumers worldwide.

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Develop Apps from the Web with Palm Ares SDK

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You want to get in on the action of developing apps for smartphones? Dont’ want to bother downloading a piece of software onto your own computer in order to do it? I guess the folks at Palm are listening to your requests, because the Palm Ares SDK has just gone ...

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Check Out the Updated Mobile Twitter Site

If you’re rocking just about any kind of smartphone, you have a fairly good selection of TWitter clients to consider. BlackBerry users may like UberTwitter, Symbian S60 users might turn to Gravity, and Android users might choose Twidroid. That’s because the mobile site, up until now, has been pretty bad. ...

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Surf the BlackBerry App World on Your Computer

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With the iPhone’s App Store, you have the opportunity to browse through the catalog either on your phone or on your computer through iTunes. Up until now, the only way that you could look at the available apps for the BlackBerry was on your BlackBerry. Not anymore! It may have ...

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