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News: Skobbler Withdraws From Android Market

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Skobbler has announced its decision to withdraw from the Android Market.

Their free GPS Navigation app has been a big hit on the iOS platform with over 1.5million users worldwide. Skobbler cite the success of Google's free Navigation app on Android as one of the reasons for their decision not to pursue development on that platform.

Skobbler plan instead to devote their resources to development for the iOS platform.

Android is proving a tough marketplace for many developers. Frequent OS upgrades, the wide range of devices, increasing issues with pirated apps and a lack of policing by Google are other issues of concern to developers.

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Posted on Monday, February 20 @ 12:40:45 UTC by Darren Griffin

 
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