Android Questions


2 Votes
3 Answers
4.25K Views
Which ecosystem to build an app for first: iOS or Android?

We are building an app that caters to the B2B crowd, and our initial research has shown that our audience is split evenly among the platforms.Both of us are non-technical co-founders so we will be...

asked Jun 27 '14 at 15:42
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John Moe
14 points

0 Votes
1 Answers
606 Views
I'm publishing a game on both App store and Google Play. How do I attract users after launch?

What are some of the most important things I should be doing after pushing games live to attract users?How did Flappy Bird get it's traction? All I've read in articles is that the game was live for...

asked Mar 20 '14 at 19:57
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Elizabeth Wilburn
25 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
476 Views
Should I focus on creating a perfect iOS app or two decent apps for both iOS and Android?

My startup is bootstrapped with limited resources. Is it better to just focus on the iOS ecosystem or would we be missing out on significant market share on Android by doing so?

asked Mar 6 '14 at 11:25
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Bobbie Rice
50 points

0 Votes
0 Answers
444 Views
Monetization differences between Android and iOS apps?

Are there any differing strategies to keep in mind while launching our iOS app on the Android platform?What strategies work better on Android as opposed to Apple's ecosystem.

asked Mar 4 '14 at 07:51
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Deborah Meadows
45 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
719 Views
What recourse do you have if Apple or Google bans your popular app?

I have a fairly popular app on iOS and launching the Android version soon. I read news to today about a developer whose really popular app was banned by Google just because they allowed their users...

asked Feb 3 '14 at 13:32
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Bryant Valdez
11 points

4 Votes
3 Answers
496 Views
Is purchasing in-app credits considered gambling?

Let's say I have an app called "Shake It" which allows users to sign up and compete against each other on "who can shake their phone the hardest". So a user would take their phone and shake it...

asked Aug 31 '13 at 03:22
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Sbonkosky
23 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
373 Views
Gambling License for a game with virtual money (chips)

Do I need a specific license for operating a casino game (lets say poker Hold'em or video slot) that players are supposed to play with virtual money (chips) only? I am speaking about games like...

asked Mar 13 '13 at 01:03
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Kalin Had
6 points

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1 Answers
527 Views
How much equity is normal for a programming VC to take for developing a mobile app?

I'm in the process of developing a mobile app for a niche industry B to C. We have an established brand in 17 countries (hard goods)and significant credibility in our industry. It's not, but as an...

asked Feb 25 '13 at 23:17
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Anonymous
1 point

1 Votes
1 Answers
361 Views
Porting android to home appliance

I have a startup and we are planning to port the android OS to home appliances. Our system comprises of an android-loaded device, touch console and interfacing circuits. This would allow the user...

asked Feb 8 '13 at 17:33
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Arjun
8 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
575 Views
How should a press release be written?

I uploaded my brand new physics 2D game to the playstore a few days ago, and have had a substantial amount of downloads per day so far. I think it has great potential and people like that kind of...

asked Jan 8 '13 at 23:18
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1 Votes
0 Answers
354 Views
How to get my app reviewed by review sites like LifeHacker?

Possible Duplicate: Is it normal to have 0 signups after pitching a startup to dozens of journalists? Recently I have write a Android app and I think I am in the stage called promoting. I really...

asked Dec 13 '12 at 19:45
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Aylians
9 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
422 Views
Would Android dot net/com/org domain extension violate trademark law?

I have read that android by itself is trademarked by Google but adding words to it such as "android lovers" is deemed legal. So my question is if you purchased a domain name with only the word...

asked Oct 25 '12 at 01:07
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Marc
11 points

2 Votes
3 Answers
1.13K Views
Android Market - Give out coupon codes for bloggers?

I'm about to bring a 3$ app to the Android market. To get reviews and for promotion I'd like to give out coupon codes for a free download. Is there such a feature build in the Android market or...

asked Sep 22 '12 at 20:46
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James
16 points

0 Votes
1 Answers
488 Views
using GREE mobile platform (aka openFeint)

I uploaded two days ago my new game to the Andorid platform. so far, I don't have many downloads. I introduced with GREE which is kind of social network for mobile gamers I think it's something...

asked Aug 9 '12 at 17:05
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Socksocket
106 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
9.04K Views
Who handles sales tax on apps (android on google play, ios on appstore, android on amazon app store)?

Ok, I am a one person developer and I have an android app on the google app store I also have it published on the amazon app store. I plan on eventually publishing a version on the apple store as...

asked Aug 11 '12 at 05:11
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S.A.Jay
20 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
760 Views
When are Legal Disclaimers (or EULA's) needed?

I have published an app to the android and amazon app stores and currently my app has a legal disclaimer (End Use License Agreement) as part of it that runs the first time the start up the app. But...

asked Aug 11 '12 at 06:59
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S.A.Jay
20 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
893 Views
Targeting Admob ads on Android

I have an Android app with Admob banner ads. Currently the banners show ads for things that aren't very relevant to my audience. I've seen other mobile apps serving the same niche where the Google...

asked Aug 12 '12 at 10:25
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Sunday Monday
167 points

0 Votes
2 Answers
458 Views
What are the sponsors for apps in both iPhone and Android?

And what are the differences between them. Which one pays most? Which one is bigger? I made a little game and we are considering to simply give it away for free and get funded by ads. We're...

asked Aug 14 '12 at 21:28
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Jim Thio
129 points

1 Votes
3 Answers
583 Views
In app purchase or paid app

Currently, we are developing an android app, which is used to target stock market investor. May I know which way offer a better way, to monetize your app? In app purchase Paid app download

asked Jul 29 '12 at 04:53
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Cheok Yan Cheng
119 points

8 Votes
4 Answers
1.02K Views
Developing an app, android or ios first?

These days most apps support both ios and android. But which one would be the best to get done first? What are the pros and cons of either way? We want to launch a closed beta and get as many users...

asked Jul 11 '12 at 09:29
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Mugetsu
143 points