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Google Android Market to expand to paid apps soon

G1ers may have noticed that the Google Android Market has much less available application that the Apple iPhone at the same length of time as the iTunes App Store, and the reason for this is because to date the Android Market only allows free applications.

However, this is about to alter as app developers are receiving emails from the Android Market announcing it will support paid apps early in the first quarter of 09.

So his means that developers can now start charging for their apps in the Android Market ad thus the applications count is about to boom. Then we can watch just how the Android app Market stacks up against the Apple Apps Store, should be interesting.

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