Android comes with Google Play, but that isn't the only app store you can use on Android. Android allows users to use third-party app stores, and Amazon has stepped up with a competitor of its own -- the Amazon Appstore for Android.Show More Summary
Yesterday, we wrote about some very bad piggies: pirated Rovio software being used to push unwanted ads at Google Play users.What kind of ads?Here's an example from an ad-network we've been tracking since we came across it back in March.Yesterday,...Show More Summary
Google has made another one of its nifty "Chrome Experiment" demos to show off new Web technology. It's called Cube Slam, and using WebRTC, you can play the arcade game Pong face-to-face with a friend without installing any plug-ins (on desktop Chrome or Chrome OS, not mobile yet). Show More Summary
One of these things is not like the others.No, not the "Full Guide" — we're referring to the "Bad Pigs" by Dan Stokes.The app's description:Wow. More than 10,000 installs since May 25, 2013.AppBrain, an Android app portal, doesn't correct...Show More Summary
Playtox, a leading developer of multi-platform browser-based multiplayer mobile games, has proved that games can be made successful beyond the Google Play market and Apple App store. This gaming company has tasted success through mobile browsers and has now raised … Continue reading ?
While we patiently wait for Apple to catch up with Google, Rdio, and Spotify and bring a music streaming subscription service to iTunes, there are still numerous ways we can get more out of the popular jukebox. While some users complain that iTunes has gotten a little bloated, I personally don't find that to be true. Show More Summary
Want to play Skee-ball in an all new way? Google has launched yet another Chrome experiment, called Roll It. Basically a virtual Skee-ball game, this Chrome experiment allows players to compete with friends on their mobile devices. Roll It is … Continue reading ?
If youve ever wondered what role mobile plays in your website conversions, or how it assists with desktop conversions then youre not alone. It's a common question among Web Marketers, especially in the past 1-2 years with the explosive growth in mobile usage and search. Many marketers tend to shy away from mobile due to [...]Show More Summary
But you have to use both Chrome for Desktop and Chrome for Mobile to play.
Virtual Pants: People often forget that Google and Apple are playing the same game with different goals in mind. Apple strives to maximize profitability in hardware sales. Google, on the other hand, is striving for maximum market share, providing the most users for its services. Show More Summary
Google Compute Engine’s (GCE) entrance into the public cloud space offers nothing short of a jolt to the collective pulse of CIOs. Wikibon’s Stu Miniman recently sized up the public cloud playing field, giving some action items for the CIO, … Continue reading ?
Google Compute Engine’s (GCE) entry into the public cloud market highlights the pricing war going on amongst the web giants that have begun to commoditize their infrastructure. The playing field in the cloud wars is starting to level in pricing, … Continue reading ?
Google Checkout will be retired in six months, Google has announced. The service, which has been used by many web merchants as an alternative to PayPal and has been the default payment option for Google Play developers, is going away Nov. 20, 2013.
Another one of Google's I/O announcements, Google Play for Education is a new initiative that aims to make it easier for schools to implement mobile learning in classrooms. Google Play for Education is a customized, curated version of the Play Store designed for K-12 needs. Show More Summary
As part of the first day of its Goole I/O tech developer conference this week, Google launched a subscription-based streaming music service called Google Play Music All Access. During the annual event, held in San Francisco, Google's...Show More Summary
It’s official, Google has announced its game center, the Google Play Games services, but it comes with a price: Google is killing off Google+ Games on June 30, 2013. Anyone who enjoys playing games on Google+ should contact the game … Continue reading ?
Apple couldn't have timed its countdown to 50 billion app downloads more perfectly. Just hours after Google revealed during its I/O conference keynote that app installs from its Google Play store had hit 48 billion, the iTunes App Store...Show More Summary
Google Play Music All Access allows users to browse tunes by genre, with options also available to look through popular and local tracks. It also boasts a feature similar to Apple's Genius tool, designed to help users find new music...
Watched the Google I/O 2013 live stream over at The Verge this morning. Nothing truly earth-shattering or even personally that interesting was announced. But the music subscription service (clumsily named "Google Play Music All Access")...Show More Summary
Google has announced its Google Play Music All Access, a subscription service that lets users listen to millions of songs across devices as well as store your own music in it, at the I/O 2013 event. Users can create a … Continue reading ?