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Disruptive Ads: Google purges 600 apps from Play Store
Disruptive Ads: Google purges 600 apps from Play Store
Google has booted more than 600 apps from the Play Store that it accuses of violating its policies by prompting users with disruptive ads that ...... 21 Feb 2020
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
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