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Free 90 days access to Google Play music with purchase of Chromecast

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If you’re one of the few Android users who has still not picked up a Chromecast HDMI streaming media player yet, Google is now offering 90 days of unlimited music from Google Play with the purchase of the dongle.

Free Android Developer Workshops at #AppsWorld

The free-to-attend Android developer event at Apps World North America on February 7-8 in San Francisco is all set to feature various leading Android developers, authors, evangelists and operators divulging their expertise on all things Droid.

Free to attend developer event, Droid World, heads to tech capital San Francisco this February

Leading Android developers, Google Android representatives, handset manufacturers and operators will be appearing on Apps World’s Droid World stage this February at the world famous Moscone Center, delivering valuable developer advice and ideas around the world’s most popular smartphone OS.

Some of the industry’s most successful developers will be there to shed light on their creative, technical and business processes in open, interactive workshops where attendees will be encouraged to suggest discussion topics, debate and collaborate.

Free trial periods come to Google Play subscriptions

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Android developers will find that they have yet another tool at their disposal at it pertains to consumer satisfaction and potential revenue opportunities. Available now, consumers can now take advantage of trials of in-app subscriptions, should a developer feel so inclined to offer them.

Developer gives update, Carbon twitter app is coming for free in premium flavor

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If you don't already know, the Google Play Store doesn't allow ALL countries from around the world the ability to publish paid applications. Carbon was waiting for this year's Google I/O to see if all that changed, which it didn't. So they decided to... well, read it for yourself:

India’s Aakash Tablet Will Soon Be Free For Students

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The Aakash tablet in India is selling like hotcakes, and no not because of specs, or design because it cost only $60. Yes that’s right the government subsidized tablet is selling for $60 in India. Kapil Sibal, India’s minister of Human Resource Development has a plan to make the tablet free for students. The government will pay half the price while schools paying the other half making the tablets free for students at the schools. Now that would be a good deal for a tablet.

Android Market Cracks The 400,000 Application Barrier, Becomes The Largest Store In The World For Free Apps

marketThe Android Market hit a milestone over the holiday weekend - it now contains over 400,000 apps, putting it only 100,000 apps behind Apple's App Store in terms of sheer quantity. What's even more impressive, though, is that the Market is now the largest store in the world for free apps, with a whopping 68 percent of its collection available sans price tag.

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Episode 1 Of Duke Nukem 3D Free For The Next Two Days

thumbDuke Nukem 3D, the good ol'-fashioned 1991-style Android FPS, is quite the game: sure, the plot is focused on invasion by sex-crazed aliens, but as the developers themselves said in the app's Market description, "that's what makes it fun!"
And for the next two days, the game is completely free, down from $0.99! Of course, if you want to try out episodes 2 and 3, you'll still have to cough up an additional $0.99 a pop - but still, it's not a bad deal considering the game's rather impressive quality.

The Android Team Launches Online Android Training - Free Classes With Lessons And Sample Code For All

tutorialIn order to make it easier for Android developers to get started with creating robust applications, the Android team today formalized and unified various coding tutorials into one clearly defined area of the Android dev site: Android Training. The tutorials, or classes, are very well put together, with splits into logical steps to make them flow well, along with sample code you can utilize to "do your homework." There is no fee for taking any of them - think of Android Training as a collection of well organized and curated tutorials.

Xperia Users Get a Free 50GB Box Account

xperia_boxIf you own a Sony Ericsson Xperia Device then you will be happy to know that you are now eligible for a Box account with a whopping 50GB. If you want it then you simply need to download the box app from the Android Market and register for an account on the app.

Here is the things you need to know about box though:

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