Google+ Invites & Download

Get a Google+ Invitation Want an invite to Google+? Download my app “Google+ Invites” to request one for your self. You can submit your email address, which will be added to the list & I’ll invite as many people as possible. If you want to speed up your request, there’s a points system which you … Read more

Is User a Monkey?

One of the things I love about Google is that the company has a sense of humor. Just look at how seriously they take April Fools day, or the easter-egg built into Google Docs. This sense of humor didn’t miss the Android team. Take a look at the official documentation for ActivityManager. What’s this I … Read more


My name’s David Webb, and I’m an independent Android developer from Australia. I started this site to document my journey with Android. Starting from scratch, my aim is to eventually reach $1000/month from Android development. My Background I first touched a computer in 2001 – promptly disassembling it and hanging up the pieces in neat … Read more

CPU Usage Live Wallpaper – Launch Discount

My new app CPU Usage Live Wallpaper is now live on the Android Market. For the first few days I’m offering the PRO version for a special price of US$0.99 (or the equivalent in your currency). If you’d like try before you buy, check out the free version. It does the same job, but gradients & … Read more

Opening For Guest Authors

Over the past couple of years this blog has documented my personal journey developing and monetizing Android apps. The initial goal of $1000/month seemed lofty at the time – but since October 2011, I’ve continued to exceed this target every month. Now it’s time to move on to a new stage in the site’s evolution. … Read more

New Forum for Android Developers

Today I’d like to announce a bit of a new direction for this website. I’ve just launched an official forum, associated with the blog. It’s available at There’s a couple of reasons why I decided to launch this forum. I’ve been getting a lot of email queries lately, which would probably be of general … Read more


LeadBolt is one of the leading mobile advertising networks for Android. They provide a wide range of advertising formats, including banners, interstitials, content lockers, push notifications & home screen icons. In fact, I can’t think of any popular ad format which LeadBolt doesn’t offer! I’ve been using LeadBolt for several months now, on a few of … Read more

Tap That! Number v4.0

I’ve just released a new version of Tap That! Number for Android – version 4.0. It’s a major revamp, as I’ve completely re-written the high scores component. Instead of using ScoreNinja (a lightweight high scores library), I’ve opted for Scoreloop, one of the big social gaming platforms. This basically means the whole interface looks a lot … Read more