Google allows sale of applications for Android

Google allows sale of applications for Android
Android developers will now be able to trek the road to riches thanks to Google allowing the sale of applications in its Android App Market. Users of the Android powered mobile operating system will be able to download all software for free until sometime during Q1 2009. Developers will also be glad to know that they will keep 70 percent of the revenue they gather. The other 30 percent will go towards carriers and billing settlement fees. Not everyone will be able to provide paid apps right out of the gate with the exception of the United States, UK, Germany, Austria, Netherlands, France, Italy, and Spain. Support for developers in other countries won't happen until the end of the first quarter. We have already seen how consumers have downloaded both free and paid applications for their devices. From the useful to the useless, there will always be that one person that purchases that one software out of curiosity.

via: Mobile Tech Today



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6 Comments

1. SellPhones82

Posts: 569; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

I hope you can a least preview an app or have a 2 or 3 day trial before you have to purchase it just in case you have buyers remorse or the app is not as expected.

2. merkeke

Posts: 62; Member since: Jan 03, 2009

alot of apps on the iphone they have a run down version that is free, then another one with more features that you will have to pay for.

3. cartman

Posts: 45; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Does that mean no more free apps?

4. iff2mastamatt unregistered

I want to make that $999 app "I am rich" for the android! 8 people bought it on the Iphone..... that's $5600!

5. cartman

Posts: 45; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Ha ha, if this did happen, it will be interesting to see Google/T-Mobile's response. and the backlash by the consumer(s).

6. SellPhones82

Posts: 569; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

I can't beleive Apple even approved the app in the first place since its just a red glowing gem on the home screen and that's it.

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