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Ten months after the launch of the iPhone application, Move Inc. has announced the release of a version of the app for the Android operating system. The Real Estate Search app for Android, which is free to download, includes some features common to the iPhone app, but also features that take advantage of the Android platform. "We've been able to build off the features from the iPhone application. Both apps are focused around the customer-agent experience. You want to get information where you want it, when you want it. You can share (notes) instantaneously (and) connect with your agent in multiple ways," said Move CEO Steve Berkowitz. About 75 percent of's 4 million property listings update every 15 minutes, he said, and "nowhere else can consumers get that currency of content." The bulk of's listings are for for-sale homes, though users also have access to between 150,000 and 175,000 Realtor-represented rental h...