Javaground Launches Its Own Content Portal for Java Apps
Today Javaground announced the launch of Xpressed, a new marketplace for Java mobile content creators to sell their content directly to end users. Xpressed will offer free trials of software for users to test before purchase, as well as unlimited monthly access to applications for $10. Developers will have a say in the price of their applications, how long trials will last, and whether or not their apps are available through the unlimited download option. Xpressed can be accessed via a web site, as a WAP site for mobile phones and as an on-device client for J2ME phones.
YouTube Live Streaming from Mobile Devices Coming Soon
YouTube today said users will soon be able to stream video live from their mobile phones. The video site already supports live streaming from PCs, and YouTube first promised to bring live streaming to phones last summer.
Developers Can (Finally) Create Instant Apps
Google today made its instant apps tool available to all developers. Google first announced instant apps at its I/O developer conference in 2016.
Verizon Discontinues Free Content Filtering Service
Verizon Wireless this week retired its content filtering service. The tool was initially made available to account holders in order to prevent devices from accessing certain types of content via the web and the Google Play Store.
Android Instant Apps Let Apps Run Even When Not Installed
Google today showed off what it calls Android Instant Apps. The idea here is to allow people to access content that's buried within apps that are not installed on their phone.