Nexus 7 (2012) vs Nexus 7 (2013)

Nexus 2012 vs 2013 There is a lot of comparsion chats in the Internet. I am not going to copy & paste any of those. What I did is just a small performance test for both. New Nexus 7 vs the old one. Just to check how does both perform in real life (not math benchmarks) I did a simple test. Compared a boot time of both. The difference seems to quite impressive! Check the video to see it by yourself. Continue reading…

4G LTE @ Play, Lublin, Poland (30.VI.2014)

Test: 4G LTE Speed Test
Network: Play / P4 Sp. z o.o.
Location: Lublin, Poland (30.VI.2014)
Device: Nexus 5
Down: 37.96 Mb/s
Up: 20.30 Mb/s

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The End of “Make Money on Android” eBook!

This post is just to inform that my eBook “Make Money on Android” won’t be available for sale anymore. I have decided to stop selling it as the market is changing each day and I do not have time to update it. In this place I would like to say thank you to all buyers! I have heard a lot of good words about the eBook and I know it has helped to a lot of you to build high and stable income. As I have heard some of you are making even more than me. I am very happy that I could help so many developers.

Once again a big Thank you and Good luck!

LeadBolt income since Google Play policy update

As most of you know Google have changed their policy lastly. They have enforced advertisers to follow their rules. Most importantly if you want to use notification or icon ads in your app you must display opt in/opt out information. Without it your app may be removed from listing for breaking Google Play Developer Program policy.

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No available for public viewing!

Changes are here! Just as I have announced on one of my previous posts “Income Reports are dead. Long live Progress Reports!“. I had to close parts of my blog from public viewing. It took me some time as I wanted to keep my blogging style where I share all those sensitive data and at the same time stop lurkers that are not serious about this business away. I think that I have found a way to do it. It is not perfect. As there are no perfect solutions. For sure many of you may be disappointed. But many will benefit – as without it I would not share any more information. So my final decision is described in below paragraph.

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Subscribers Text Counter Updated to 1.6.4 (WordPress Plugin)

It is just a quick news that “Subscribers Text Counter” has been updated. Many of you have used it on your blogs but in last days the twitter counter stopped to work. In latest version it is fixed plus a few more features and fixes have been added. Below you will find complete list what have been changed in last 2 days (there was quite a few smaller updates from version 1.6 to 1.6.4).

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App Design Elements you should focus on.

The roaring success of both Google and Apple App stores have opened up a whole new vista of opportunities for developers and designers. But only a few of all people who jump into the app developing business actually taste success. If you want your app to be successful, there are some key aspects you should devote you utmost attention to.

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Google Play Policy Changes and Notification Ads

Most probably you have already heard about last Google Play Developer Program policy changes. There is a lot of rumor on the Internet. Most blogs and News site says about the end of Notification Ads as new policy says:

Ads must not simulate or impersonate system notifications or warnings.

It was my first thought as well. The end is coming. But some people on the Android forums and some mails I have exchanged made me wonder about intention of Google. Did they written that notification Ads are forbidden or…? Lets look on the content policy a little closer.

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Make Money on Android – Version 2 Released!

Just as promised I have prepared new version of my “Make Money on Android” eBook. It is based on previous edition with a lot of content added and some edited. Subtitle has been changed to “How to make $3000.00 on free Android apps” (instead of $1500.00) as info included have easily doubled my income. Moreover newest version have 3o pages in total (instead of 20). Now I have good and bad news. Firstly the good news. Updated version of eBook is free for all who have previously purchased old edition! You just need to login with your password to my blog members area to download it! If you still do not have your password (bought eBook before I have set up login/password system), please contact me via my web form with your purchase ID. Now the bad news. If you have not previously bought my eBook the new price is $29.95 (instead of $19.99). Anyway as you may see in comments on the purchase page it is worth the price!

If you are wondering what new may be found on the eBook – here is the summary:

  • New monetization methods for you free Android apps (double your current income!)
  • How to make more money without ADs and no additional work…
  • Updated promotion methods chapter!
  • Updated income stats!
  • And many fixes and improvements!

If you think the price is too high you need to verify comments of current buyers again! I am not charging per page but for the knowledge that for many of other Android developers have doubled or even tripled their income! Price has been set on $29.95 to be sure that only developers who are really interested in Android development and want to invest money in their business buy it. I do not want to spread all of the info around to people who are not serious about their business.

If you are looking for more info about my eBook please visit my purchase page. All comments from readers of new eBook version are welcome and highly desired (under this post).

Good Luck!
Chris (aka KreCi)

LeadBolt: is it worth to implement?

If you want very short answer I can tell you on the beginning on this post. Yes! It is definitely worth to implement LeadBolt on your Android apps! I was very afraid before done it and had a lot of doubts. I was afraid of reaction of my users. I was afraid of bad comments. I was afraid of loosing downloads. After some experimenting now I know that there is a bad and good way of doing it. Moreover at all I have tripled my daily income from ads.

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