Andromo.com hits 10,400 Signups, 8,925 Android Apps Created & 12,063 Build Jobs

Some fun stats – just in time for Christmas… (stats freshly updated again on Christmas Eve!) Andromo is really taking off. We’ve seen traffic double in the past couple of weeks and the number of Android apps being made going up rapidly. We’re still in beta, but we’ve had 10,400 people sign up for a…

December 24, 2011 | by

Apple’s Market Share Falls as Android Rockets Past 50%

Interesting new market data out today on Android vs iPhone vs Those Other Guys… According to recent data courtesy of Gartner, Android’s market share has rocketed past the 50% mark to hit 52.5% of worldwide smartphone sales. To put that into perspective, that’s over double its share on year ago. After Android, there’s a huge…

November 15, 2011 | by

Andromo v1.4.0 – Now with Free AdMob Ads!

Andromo version 1.4.0 has been released! The big thing we’ve added in this release, is that you can now start showing AdMob ads in your app – for free! While you can still choose to have ads displayed using Andromo’s AdMob account (that’s awesome, as it helps support the development of Andromo so you can…

November 9, 2011 | by

Andromo Lives. 11:08 PM CDT 2011-08-24

Epic fun. Andromo.com DNS A (host) records propagating now… Running on multiple load-balanced web servers and back-end database servers. 100% Ruby on Rails. Multiple build daemons calling compiled Java through Ant. Nerd cool. Check it out – http://www.andromo.com Andromo is the App Maker for Everyone!™ In as little as five minutes, you can make an…

August 24, 2011 | by

Android Claims Top Operating System Spot

Some new data came out yesterday from Nielsen on the U.S. Smartphone market. While Apple is the largest single manufacturer, holding 28% of the U.S. market, the open-source nature of the Android OS is proving to be quite a thorn in Apple’s side… Between HTC, Motorola, Samsung and a number of other manufactures, Android smartphones…

July 29, 2011 | by

Milestone: First Successful Android App Build

We’re making quick progress now! After a few issues yesterday with Ant, we were successful in generating the first ever Android app using Andromo. Of course, we’ve been compiling Android apps for months now using our test suite and local tools, but this was the first time doing it live using the andromo.com web application…

July 13, 2011 | by

A Brief History of App Crunchiness

Flash Back: February 2011. It’s cold and dark up here in Canada. North of North Dakota. You drink beer so your blood doesn’t freeze. You plug your car in to keep the oil from turning into a solid lump… It can make you a bit crazy when it’s dark in the morning and then dark…

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