Most of the Android news hit us yesterday during
IO's


day 1 keynote, but today we have a lot of Market improvements to rejoice about. Google expanded
app sizes to 4GB from 50MB


, which should improve the selection of quality games available. They also made a lot of
improvements to the Web Market


in terms of app discovery.

A few of these enhancements will be hitting phone as well, including the improved 'Related Apps' category. Some of us have already received the new Market update, which also includes content filtering, which shold make parents very happy. You can access this feature at Market -> Menu -> Settings, where you'll see 'Content filtering' up top. You can filter content by allowing the user to access apps rated:


  • Everyone
  • Low maturity
  • Medium maturity
  • High maturity
  • Show all apps

This is certainly an area that needed to be addressed as parents didn't want their children to be able to access the entire Market. Thanks Richard!






























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