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Cryptocurrency mining apps banned from Play Store
Cryptocurrency mining apps banned from Play Store
Google has banned apps from the Play Store that are used to mine cryptocurrencies. Having previously banned Chrome extensions that mine ...... 27 Jul 2018
Apple: Pokemon Go has most downloads in first week, ever
Apple: Pokemon Go has most downloads in first week, ever
Without giving specific details, Apple has confirmed that Pokemon Go had the most downloads in its first week of availability than any other app in history. ...... 25 Jul 2016 - 2 comments
The Google Play Store is now headed to Chrome
The Google Play Store is now headed to Chrome
Google has announced this week that the Google Play Store is headed to Chrome as Android and Chrome continue to merge. Said the company earlier: ...... 20 May 2016
Samsung's ad-blocker app is removed from Google Play Store
Samsung's ad-blocker app is removed from Google Play Store
Just days after it was launched, Samsung's Android ad blocking app Adblock Fast has been removed from the Google Play Store. The plug-in ...... 04 Feb 2016 - 11 comments
Google wants to return to China by next year
Google wants to return to China by next year
According to sources, Google is aiming to have a Chinese version of the Google Play store available in the nation next year. The store will ...... 22 Nov 2015
Google Play Store will soon list apps with ads with new label
Google Play Store will soon list apps with ads with new label
Google says that games and apps that contain ads will soon be listed in the Google Play Store with a new "ad-supported" label, making it easier ...... 19 Nov 2015
Apple's first app for Android is now one of the worst reviewed in the Play Store
Apple's first app for Android is now one of the worst reviewed in the Play Store
Apple should have seen this coming. Yesterday, Apple released their first app for Android devices: Move to iOS. The app helps Android users ...... 18 Sep 2015 - 8 comments
The Google Play Store could finally be headed back to China
The Google Play Store could finally be headed back to China
After years of being banned from the nation, Google could be well on its way to having the Google Play Store return to China this fall. According ...... 05 Sep 2015
Report: Android users download more apps, but Apple dominates revenue
Report: Android users download more apps, but Apple dominates revenue
According to market data and analytics firm App Annie, Android users downloaded 85 percent more apps from the Google Play Store than Apple users ...... 19 Jul 2015 - 4 comments
Google now manually reviewing apps that are submitted to Google Play Store
Google now manually reviewing apps that are submitted to Google Play Store
Google has announced changes to its app review process this week, moves that should 'better protect the community and improve the app catalog.' ...... 18 Mar 2015 - 1 comment
Google offers $50 in Google Play Store credit for new Nexus 6, 9 and Android Wear purchases
Google offers $50 in Google Play Store credit for new Nexus 6, 9 and Android Wear purchases
Google has begun offering $50 in free Play Store Credit with any new purchase of a Nexus 6, Nexus 9 or any Android Wear device. Valid through ...... 18 Mar 2015
How app user reviews work? iOS vs Android vs Windows Phone
How app user reviews work? iOS vs Android vs Windows Phone
As we launched our first mobile app this year, it has been interesting to observe the small, but very important differences there are between ...... 11 Feb 2015 - 6 comments
Google Play Edition devices all cleared out from Google Play Store
Google Play Edition devices all cleared out from Google Play Store
If you were looking to pick up a top device with stock Android rather than the maker's own user interface, it just became harder to do so. ...... 22 Jan 2015 - 1 comment
You can now get Google Glass right from the Google Play Store
You can now get Google Glass right from the Google Play Store
Although the device is still in its "Explorer" beta, Google has made the Google Glass headset available to all directly from the Google Play Store. ...... 06 Sep 2014 - 3 comments
Android L keyboard available as standalone app in the Play Store
Android L keyboard available as standalone app in the Play Store
As part of the upcoming Android L refresh, Google changed the visual design of the operating system, as well, going with the new "Material" interface. ...... 29 Jun 2014 - 2 comments
Google Play Store adds section letting you know what your friends are downloading
Google Play Store adds section letting you know what your friends are downloading
Google has added a new section to its Play Store, "People," which shows off what your friends and other users are downloading. The move comes ...... 06 Apr 2014 - 2 comments
Google refining Play Store purchase password requirements
Google refining Play Store purchase password requirements
Google has begun rolling out an update for its Play Store that will give users more control over password requirements when making app purchases. ...... 15 Mar 2014
LG Nexus 5 to get new colorways soon?
LG Nexus 5 to get new colorways soon?
According to PhoneArena, the Google Nexus 5 is likely to get new colorways in the near future. A leaked screenshot (and video) of the overhauled ...... 23 Jan 2014
CyanogenMod Installer app taken down from the Google Play Store
CyanogenMod Installer app taken down from the Google Play Store
Cyanogen Inc. has confirmed that their CyanogenMod Installer application, which we reviewed here, has been removed from the Google Play Store. ...... 28 Nov 2013 - 9 comments
Amount of mobile malware strains for Android increasing quickly
Amount of mobile malware strains for Android increasing quickly
According to the latest F-Secure report, mobile malware threat families rose 26 percent quarter-over-quarter, to 259. The security firm says ...... 10 Nov 2013 - 1 comment
Google leaks starting price for upcoming Nexus 5: $350
Google leaks starting price for upcoming Nexus 5: $350
Google, which has still not confirmed the device despite pictures, specs, manuals and now an official listing being leaked, has revealed the ...... 18 Oct 2013
LTE model of Nexus 7 FHD goes on sale through Google Play
LTE model of Nexus 7 FHD goes on sale through Google Play
A little over a month after the Wi-Fi-only version of the Nexus 7 FHD went on sale in North America, Google has made the 4G LTE version available ...... 09 Sep 2013 - 1 comment
Google Play app revenue share growing quickly
Google Play app revenue share growing quickly
Although the Apple App Store remains the king, Google's Play Store is quickly seeing an increase in growth and share in the global app market. ...... 29 May 2013
New Argentine rules force Google to stop accepting payment from paid apps
New Argentine rules force Google to stop accepting payment from paid apps
Google has confirmed that developers in Argentina will soon be receiving letters from the search giant stating that "Google Play will no longer ...... 25 May 2013 - 1 comment
Google Play revenues growing strong but still lag Apple
Google Play revenues growing strong but still lag Apple
According to new market research, Google Play Store revenues are growing at a much faster pace than Apple, but Apple remains the dominant store ...... 23 Apr 2013 - 2 comments
Google Play 4.0 leaked
Google Play 4.0 leaked
Droid-Life has posted a 6-minute long preview of the upcoming Google Play Store 4.0 application. The update is expected to be unveiled at ...... 21 Mar 2013
Google Play celebrating first anniversary with special offerings
Google Play celebrating first anniversary with special offerings
Exactly one year ago, Google merged its Android Market with a few of its other services to create the Google Play Store. The Store offers ...... 07 Mar 2013 - 5 comments
Google will continue selling hardware through Play Store
Google will continue selling hardware through Play Store
Speaking at the MWC, Google Play VP Jamie Rosenberg explicitly stated that the model of selling hardware through their Play Store is "here to stay." ...... 27 Feb 2013 - 1 comment
Google Play Store to hit 1 million apps this summer
Google Play Store to hit 1 million apps this summer
According to a new report from The Sociable, it looks like the Google Play Store will hit the one million app mark by the summer, maybe as early as June. ...... 06 Jan 2013
Android malware using Google Play Store icon to trick users
Android malware using Google Play Store icon to trick users
A new Android trojan has been found that causes infected devices to be used for spamming text message purposes and even DDoS attacks. The ...... 31 Dec 2012 - 3 comments
Google clearly does not know how to prepare for selling a phone
Google clearly does not know how to prepare for selling a phone
For the second time in as many weeks, Google has failed miserably while trying to sell their latest smartphone, the Nexus 4. Early this morning, ...... 27 Nov 2012 - 9 comments
Unlocked LG Nexus 4 to cost $399 direct from Google?
Unlocked LG Nexus 4 to cost $399 direct from Google?
Over the past two weeks, rumors have been picking up about Google's supposed new Nexus phone, the LG Nexus 4 (or Optimus Nexus). Today, we ...... 19 Oct 2012 - 3 comments
Google Play Store hits 25 billion downloads, apps going on sale
Google Play Store hits 25 billion downloads, apps going on sale
Google has announced that the Google Play Store has reached 25 billion downloads just six months after Apple's older store reached the same milestone. ...... 26 Sep 2012 - 1 comment
Chromebooks now have ability to play Google Play Store movies
Chromebooks now have ability to play Google Play Store movies
Google has updated its cloud operating system, Chrome OS, giving consumers the ability to watch movies they have purchased through the Google Play Store. ...... 27 Aug 2012
R.I.P Flash on Android
R.I.P Flash on Android
Adobe has officially pulled its official Flash Player plug-in from the Google Play Store. The decision, which was announced earlier in the ...... 15 Aug 2012 - 13 comments
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