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A few weeks ago we told you that Facebook started advising its employees via an interestingly named campaign – Droidfooding – to switch from iPhone to Android, in order to better understand what the Android app needs to provide users an even better experience.

Viddy Android

Video social networking service Viddy has finally made its way on to Android in search of budding cinematographers who want to share creations with friends and family.

Modern Combat 4 Zero Hour

f you’ve been itching to get your mitts on Gameloft’s latest mobile-oriented shooter for Android, today is your lucky day. After being delayed for a week, Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour has finally been released by Gameloft through Google Play. Evidently, the issues that plagued its initial release have more or less been resolved.

google sound search

The Sound Search widget for Google Play finally integrates music identification to the Google Play store, and it’s now available for Android 4.0 and higher. Although this concept isn’t new (Soundhound and Shazam have been doing this for a few years), Google’s version has one very helpful feature for Android users, syncing.

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Google has announced on its Android Developers blog that it is rolling out the new in-app billing version 3 for Android developers. The system that allows developers to sell content to their users through Android apps was improved in this update and makes it easier for developers to implement in-app purchases.

FTC Mobile Apps for Kids - Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade

A new report by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says that many of the apps which are designed for children collect data about the devices the kids are using without informing parents. The apps, which are available for Android via Google’s Play Store and for iOS via Apple’s iTunes app store, send information from the mobile device to ad networks, analytics companies, or other third parties.