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Google makes 'try without downloading' Instant Apps public
Google makes 'try without downloading' Instant Apps public
There aren't many more important upgrades coming to Google's app store than what the company calls Android Instant Apps. Unveiled first time ...... 19 Oct 2017 - 1 comment
Google matches Apple's new subscription and revenue share policies
Google matches Apple's new subscription and revenue share policies
Earlier, we reported that Apple was making major changes to its App Store policies, and it appears that Google is matching and exceeding those ...... 09 Jun 2016
Apps: Google Play saw many more downloads but Apple made all the money
Apps: Google Play saw many more downloads but Apple made all the money
According to App Annie, the Google Play Store saw 100 percent more downloads than Apple's App Store, but Apple made 75 percent more in revenues in 2015. ...... 22 Jan 2016 - 1 comment
Microsoft's new Android app will try to make your conversion to Windows Phone easier
Microsoft's new Android app will try to make your conversion to Windows Phone easier
If you were considering switching from Android to Windows Phone, Microsoft has got you covered. Their latest app, AppComparison, will search ...... 22 Nov 2015
Google starts new Google Play 'Free App of the Week'
Google starts new Google Play 'Free App of the Week'
Google has quietly launched a new "Free App of the Week" program, and the first app is available now in the Family section. The first title ...... 15 Jun 2015
Fake Minecraft 'scareware' apps found on Google Play
Fake Minecraft 'scareware' apps found on Google Play
Useless 'Minecraft' apps promising cheats and other materials on the Google Play store were actually laced with scareware warnings about non-existent ...... 25 May 2015 - 1 comment
Google offers $6 in free credit to Chromecast owners
Google offers $6 in free credit to Chromecast owners
Google has started offering Chromecast owners $6 in Google Play credit. The search giant is marketing the credit as a Valentine's Day gift ...... 08 Feb 2015 - 2 comments
Google reveals top apps in 2014 'Best Stuff of the Year'
Google reveals top apps in 2014 'Best Stuff of the Year'
Google has unveiled their Google Play 'best stuff of the year' report for 2014, showing off the most downloaded and most popular apps of the year. ...... 12 Dec 2014
Nokia N1 has some obstacles to overcome
Nokia N1 has some obstacles to overcome
So, Nokia finally made its return to consumer business with the introduction of Nokia N1 Android tablet. Device is priced aggressively and doesn't ...... 18 Nov 2014 - 1 comment
LG G Watch R now available via Google Play
LG G Watch R now available via Google Play
The under-the-radar Android Wear-based LG G Watch R is now available via the Google Play Store after having been available only through AT&T. ...... 07 Nov 2014 - 1 comment
Sony SmartWatch 3 now live in the Google Play Store
Sony SmartWatch 3 now live in the Google Play Store
We didn't have a set release date for the new Sony SmartWatch 3 - the first from the company to use Android Wear, but at least now the launch seems imminent. ...... 19 Oct 2014
Google Play now accepts PayPal payments, expands carrier billing support
Google Play now accepts PayPal payments, expands carrier billing support
Google has revealed new updates to its Google Wallet payment system, including the addition of PayPal support. Reads their post: "Starting ...... 16 May 2014
Google refunds Android users of Fake AV app
Google refunds Android users of Fake AV app
Google has given a refund to Android users after a paid Anti-Virus app in the Google Play store was shown to do nothing. Virus Shield claimed ...... 25 Apr 2014 - 3 comments
Nest smart thermostat now available through Google Play Store
Nest smart thermostat now available through Google Play Store
Earlier this week, Google made their smart thermostat Nest available for sale via the hardware Play Store. The learning thermostat is selling ...... 25 Apr 2014
Google survey app pays Google Play credits to users
Google survey app pays Google Play credits to users
The Google Opinion Rewards app on Google Play will reward users for filling out periodic surveys with Google Play credits that can be used in the store. ...... 07 Nov 2013 - 1 comment
Google Play has more downloads than Apple's App Store, but only half the revenue
Google Play has more downloads than Apple's App Store, but only half the revenue
A report into the state of the major smartphone and tablet app marketplaces - the App Store and Google Play - has found that Google Play edged ...... 03 Nov 2013 - 1 comment
Android activations pass 900 million
Android activations pass 900 million
Google revealed at the I/O 2013 conference that there has been more than 900 million Android devices activated so far. With such an astonishing ...... 15 May 2013 - 4 comments
Apple App Store brings in substantially more money than Google Play Store
Apple App Store brings in substantially more money than Google Play Store
App analytics firm Distimo has reported today on some of the intricacies of the Apple App Store compared to the Google Play Store. The Google ...... 21 Dec 2012 - 4 comments
Android apps flawed - leak personal information
Android apps flawed - leak personal information
Hundreds of apps found to be vulnerable to "man in the middle" attacks. Research conducted at the University of Leibniz in Hanover and the ...... 22 Oct 2012 - 3 comments
Fox finally cuts deal to sell and rent content via Google, YouTube
Fox finally cuts deal to sell and rent content via Google, YouTube
Earlier this year, News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch infamously called Google a "piracy leader." It appears now that he has gotten over it, as ...... 20 Sep 2012 - 5 comments
Google allows Grooveshark app back into App Store
Google allows Grooveshark app back into App Store
Google has allowed the controversial Grooveshark application back into the Google Play Store, after removing it last year. At the time, the ...... 31 Aug 2012 - 2 comments
Nexus 7 makes its way to Germany, Spain and France
Nexus 7 makes its way to Germany, Spain and France
Google has announced that the popular Nexus 7 tablet is now available in Germany, Spain and France. Until today, the device had only been ...... 29 Aug 2012
Google Play giftcards headed to GameStop, Target first
Google Play giftcards headed to GameStop, Target first
Earlier this week, leaked photos of Google Play Store giftcards started making their rounds. Today, Google has confirmed the existence of ...... 22 Aug 2012 - 2 comments
16GB Nexus 7 back in stock
16GB Nexus 7 back in stock
Earlier this month, Google confirmed that the 16GB model of their new Nexus 7 tablet had sold out due to high demand. The Google Play store, ...... 31 Jul 2012 - 1 comment
Google adds 'Play' tab to navigation bar
Google adds 'Play' tab to navigation bar
Just a couple of weeks after rebranding their services under the Google Play umbrella, Google has added a tab for the Play Store to their navigation ...... 27 Mar 2012
Google Play to add movie purchases?
Google Play to add movie purchases?
According to Cnet, Google Play may be adding movie purchases in the near future. The newly rebranded Android Market currently only offers movie rentals. ...... 23 Mar 2012 - 4 comments
Google Play to add audiobooks?
Google Play to add audiobooks?
Google Play may be adding audiobooks to its inventory. The platform, which was just unveiled yesterday as an umbrella for Google's Android ...... 08 Mar 2012
Google celebrates Google Play with discounted apps, games, movies
Google celebrates Google Play with discounted apps, games, movies
In celebration of their launch of Google Play rebranding, the search giant is offering tons of games and apps for the discounted price of $0.49. ...... 07 Mar 2012
Android Market, other Google apps are now rebranded 'Google Play'
Android Market, other Google apps are now rebranded 'Google Play'
Google has announced today that its Google Music, Google Books and Android Market apps will be re-branded under the new umbrella of "Google Play." ...... 07 Mar 2012 - 2 comments
Rumor: Quad-core Asus Nexus Tablet coming for $199
Rumor: Quad-core Asus Nexus Tablet coming for $199
There is a new rumor today that Google's expected "Nexus Tablet" will be built by Asus. If accurate, the device will be a 7-inch model with ...... 04 Mar 2012 - 4 comments
     

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