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· 11/13 at 01:00 pm · 22 comments

Google Helpouts on XDA

We believe in the power of the Internet forum for sharing information. Questions, answers, comments, and discussion on XDA are archived and searchable so future users can locate and learn from them. XDA Developers has become a valuable compendium of data and information, transforming “long-tail” searches to clear, concise answers. We also know that sometimes users need more advanced assistance—a deeper, real-time discussion—and these types of conversations can be difficult on forums. With that in mind, we’re testing out a...

· 5/20 at 06:00 pm · 9 comments

App Analytics, or the Death of the Independent App Developer

This is entry number one in a series of articles about tools for app developers, today focusing on app analytics. The goal of these articles is to spur conversation in our new app development forums, so go there and contribute your experiences. I was on a plane last week, sitting next to a 15-year-old Japanese girl. I was about to pull out my GS3 to play some CCS (Candy Crush Saga for the uninitiated) when I looked to my right...