Google has made some changes to the way it runs its Play Store. The alterations will impact developers, but not in a big way. First, human beings are now reviewing apps before they are published, and second, Google wants all apps rated for content.
Ratings for mobile games are nothing new, but Google has decided to take it a step further by using a global age rating on all apps on the Google Play appstore. So now not only will games like Clash of Clans … Continue reading ?
Sarah Perez, reporting for TechCrunch: According to Purnima Kochikar, Director of Business Development for Google Play, Google has been working to implement the new app review system for over half a year. The idea, she says, was to figure...Show More Summary
The new Google Store, Cards Against Humanity, extended iTunes downtime, an updated Chromebook Pixel, Jay Z starts streaming, and the notion of a troll-free Internet. Google Launches the Google Store Google is serious enough about hardware at this point that it has launched a dedicated online store packed full of branded devices. Show More Summary
Microsoft patches problems, Facebook is no longer Feeling Fat, Uber wants women, iPhone Google Calendar, PlayStation lands in China, and playing Snake in a water fountain. Microsoft Squashes Two Old Bugs It gets draughty in the Microsoft offices so they keep having to apply patches to the windows. Show More Summary
Google launches an AdWords app for Android that is now available in the Play store.
New net neutrality rules, Facebook prevents suicide, Apple Watch is launching soon, play Fable for free, Google hates Apple, and the Toejam & Earl sequel hits Kickstarter. The FCC Preserves Net Neutrality The @FCC just voted to keep the internet open & free. Show More Summary
Google announced this morning that its bringing a familiar feature from Web search over the Google Play Store: paid search results for mobile apps. Mobile app developers will now have the ability to pay to promote their app on the Google Play store and have it prominently featured when people are searching for apps within that category. Show More Summary
Like most parents, I love helping my kids learn more about something they're interested in. For example, right now, I spend a lot of time on YouTube with my 3-year-old son, who loves watching videos of car washes, Super Simple Songs, and about the universe. Show More Summary
Google makes another big move, this time announcing Google Flights. It isn’t a huge deal yet, but this definitely feels like it could be much bigger. Google also announce Google Play for Work, in a pitch at Android for businesses. Lastly, on Building Real Software they talk about how DevOps is not about speed it […]
Google Play has removed a few dozen "Launchpad" apps from its store as they allegedly infringe the similarly named trademark. The broad takedown request was submitted by Focusrite, a UK audio equipment manufacturer who trademarked the term. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and anonymous VPN services.
Being able to commute back and forth to work while sleeping, eating, playing Trivia Crack or catching up on your favorite blogs in Feedly is a concept that is equally appealing and seemingly far-off and too futuristic to actually happen. Show More Summary
Installing an app for Android means using Google Play for the most part, but the restrictions of the interface can lead to problems, such as erroneous claims concerning device compatibility. Don’t let these limitations stop you. Download...Show More Summary
Starting Friday, January 30, selective stories from Rolling Stone magazine’s near 50-year archive will be available on Google Play Newsstand free of charge. Announced Wednesday, the deal will see Rolling Stone showcase three to four big stories form each archive, … Continue reading ?
A new report shows that Google Play, Google Inc.’s app store, has grown dramatically since its launch, beating the App Store, Apple Inc.’s app warehouse, in 2014 in total number of applications and developers. Mobile analyst firm AppFigures, which monitors the … Continue reading ?
Comic books and graphic novels look great on a tablet. This is something I’ve only discovered recently, and I got into the habit by purchasing a few from Google Play. When I later tried to export them, I discovered that the only options were PDF and ePub, not the more popular CBZ and CBR formats. Show More Summary
After gaining positive feedback following Microsoft’s invite only Office for Android preview last November, the Redmond company is now letting anyone download the preview apps from Google Play. The preview is available to users with 7-10.1 inch Android tablets with an … Continue reading ?
Google’s piracy problem, Zuckerberg’s book club, Microsoft’s $29 handset, Netflix’s recommended TVs, Sony’s PlayStation Now subscriptions, and penguins playing with an iPad. Google Allegedly Awash With Pirate Links Piracy percentages really just tell you there’s a small number of people who rip off everyone. Show More Summary