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The Android Market was developed from the source (Google) and was created exclusively for Android devices. Users of the Android Market can access it through their phone or an extremely limited web based version at: http://www.android.com/market.
In this ‘how-to’ we’ll be using the built in Market feature that should be preinstalled on your device.
Apps – the full list of apps available in the Android Market.
Games – all games available in the Android Market
Downloads – a running list of every app you’ve installed.
Top paid – a list of the best paid Android apps due to a number of variables such as number of downloads and positive ratings.
Top free – a list of the top free Android apps which are typically extremely useful, addictive or innovative.
Just in – well ‘Just in’ covers all apps that have been recently added to the specific category you were previously browsing.
After reading, go ahead and scan this!
I wouldn’t be surprised if some people didn’t know this feature existed on their Android-powered device. As long as you have a camera, barcodes are a simplistic way to install apps.
Product Search – searches Google Base (Google’s product engine) for identical items and you’ll be able to compare prices at online retailers.
Web Search – searches Google’s standard results for information based on the product ID captured in the scan.
Android Market – The mother of all, Google’s Android Market divides up the top paid and free apps for the following categories: featured (all categories), games, comics, communication, entertainment, finance, health, lifestyle, multimedia, news & weather, productivity, reference, shopping, social, sports, themes, tools, travel, demos, & software libraries.
Android Tapp – A huge resource for Android app reviews, software news, & developer interviews. You’ll find a decent number of apps and they appear to be maintaining a quality Android app blog. Fortunately this site is barcode friendly which gives them a huge advantage in terms of ease of use.
Android Network Awards – Community-based award site completely focused on Android. You’ll be shown the ropes so to speak with the community’s top choice in 26 different categories (as of 11/02/09).
AppVee Android Apps – A daily dose of the latest Android app video reviews with top 10 lists, over one hundred categories, & a most discussed column to help you find what’s hot.