Android Market Now Accepting Paid Apps
Today the Android Developers Blog announced that the Android Market is now accepting priced applications from U.S. and U.K. developers. Interested developers should use the Android publisher web site to upload their applications with pricing schemes for the apps. Google says that priced applications will be available to end users in the U.S. starting in the middle of next week. Google will add support for other countries over time. Users will need to use Google Checkout to complete purchases.
Android Pay Can Be Used for App-Based Purchasing
Google today added to Android Pay's capabilities, making it possible to use Android Pay when making purchases within select Android apps. Google believes this will benefit consumers and app developers alike.
Google to Simplify Android Pay for Developers
Google today said it has streamlined the developer tools needed to add Android Pay support to mobile apps and web sites. The company revised the APIs used by developers, who should now be able to enable Android Pay with just a few lines of code.
Android Apps Headed to Google's Chromebooks
Google today said its Chrome operating system will soon have access to the Google Play Store and the Android apps therein. ChromeOS will support all Android phone and tablet apps, including games, productivity apps, and social networking.
Google Endows Assistant with More App Smarts
Google today announced a comprehensive update to the Google Assistant. Most of the changes are meant for developers, but everyone will benefit from Assistant's improved ability to interact with third-party applications.
Android paid apps
We buy the phone, we pay for the service now they want us to pay for junk apps.
Just load in Mobile 6.5 and leave us alone.
This is why iPhone has had more/better APPS...
iPhone's App store has had paid apps available since Appstore launched. Developers need a way to make money for their work. Maybe now we will see some better apps on the Android Marketplace.