Mozilla has launched a mobile version of its Firefox web browser that is designed for Android-based smartphones.
Reports this week suggest that Google is struggling to stimulate developer support for Android Honeycomb (3.0), despite the fact that high-profile tablets based on the platform – notably Motorola’s new Xoom – are already shipping.
Google has announced the first Android apps that will support in-app billing, a feature that went live on the platform this week.
Telefonica has joined forces with Microsoft to release an SDK that will enable developers who create applications for the latter’s .NET platform to incorporate APIs from the operator’s new BlueVia platform.
US mobile operator AT&T is to allow users of Android-based smartphones to download apps from the new Amazon Appstore, in what appears a change of policy from the operator’s previous stance of not allowing access to third-party Android stores.
RIM has moved to kick-start developer activity around its new PlayBook tablet, announcing that it is adding support for Android apps on the platform. RIM said it will launch two optional ‘app players’ that provide an application run-time environment for both BlackBerry Java apps and Android (2.3) apps.