Android is dominating app stores but Apple is still beating Google in one extremely important metric: revenue. Cupertino made nearly twice as much money from its App Store in 2017 as Google did from Google Play, despite seeing only a...Show More Summary
Mobile app analytics firm App Annie is today out with its latest report. As usual, the data shows that Apple’s App Store has a significant lead in terms of revenue when compared to Google Play, but this report notes of a . The firm estimates that Android will overtake iOS in terms of app revenue this year… more… Filed under: Apple
On its own, the Google Play Store still trails behind Apple's App Store. This is a fun piece of news in the midst of all the Samsung smartphone craziness. App Annie, an app store analytics platform, is predicting that iOS will fall behind...Show More Summary
Best your friends in Toad Rally races with these tips and tricks for Super Mario Run. As expected, Super Mario Run has quickly jumped up to the top of the Google Play Store app charts, as millions of Android users finally get a chance...Show More Summary
Posted by Neto Marin, Developer Advocate, Google Play To deliver more engaging viewing experiences to their users, many Android OEMs are experimenting with new, super widescreen smartphones. Samsung has just announced a new flagship device, the Samsung Galaxy S8, featuring a new display format with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. Show More Summary
The following is a guest contributed post first shared by MAW from Dickey Singh, co-founder and CEO of Pyze. There are well over two million apps in the Google Play and Apple app stores each, and the overall market is hyper competitive...Show More Summary
Listen to the GamesBeat Decides podcast GB Decides on Facebook Watch live on Twitch Watch on YouTube Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play Music, or Stitcher. Subscribe to the RSS. The Nintendo Switch may not have the power or years of releases of the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, but it may have something that Sony and Microsoft want more than […]
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Google Play is teaming up with Google’s Made with Code to encourage more teen girls to study computer science. Starting today, you can watch Hidden Figures on Google Play Movies & TV in the U.S. Show More Summary
Who doesn't love a free game? Get A Dark Room today from the Google Play Store! Thanks to Google's 'new' plan to offer some paid apps for free on a weekly basis, you can now get A Dark Room for free from the Google Play Store. It's a...Show More Summary
Posted by Dave Geffon, Partnerships Manager, Google Play Games The most successful games usually have the strongest communities. They are a powerful force in driving additional engagement and increasing awareness for your titles. At GDC 2017, we spoke with a few game developers about best practices for successfully building their own communities. Show More Summary
Facebook is now advertising 7 new music related positions "ensure a comprehensive music strategy." They will join other recent hires and former YouTube and Google Play's Director Of Music Partnerships' Tamara Hrivnak who has been hired to lead Facebook's global music initiatives. Many of the new jobs advertised to shape...
Apple began offering a “free app of the week” back in 2012 as a means of highlighting some of the App Store’s best titles and encouraging users to start downloading. Google, belatedly, is following in Apple’s footsteps with its own newly launched “free app of the week” section on Google Play. However, we understand that Google has not yet committed to… Read More
While we don't have specific numbers, thanks to the way the Google Play store displays info, we can see that at least 10 million people have downloaded Super Mario Run on Android. At most, the title could have hit 50 million downloads by now. Hopefully Nintendo comes forward with an actual number!
Nintendo’s big break into smartphone gaming, Super Mario Run, is no longer exclusive to iOS. The app landed on Google Play yesterday, alongside an iOS update that makes more of the game free to play. The Android version is identicalShow More Summary
Google has apparently jumped on board with the idea that you like free stuff every week. We’ll see how long it lasts, but Google Play is now offering up a free app of the week. A new category for a weekly free app popped up over the weekend, showcasing a game called Card Wars – […] Google Play Now Hosting “Free App of the Week” is a post from: Droid Life
Android has millions of free titles, but some paid titles need to be shared. There are millions of free apps available on the Play Store, and many of them are pretty great. But there are also millions of paid apps that don't always get...Show More Summary
Google Play is suffering from an epidemic of fake reviews as numerous top-downloaded apps – including Gmail, Chrome, Messenger, WhatsApp, Firefox and more – are getting inundated with heaps of what appears to be spammy five-star ratings. Show More Summary
The update introduces four tabs to the My Apps section and adds category sorting options.
Google has updated its Play store with a new section that serves up a paid Android app for free every week. The company rolled it out quietly over the weekend and didn’t specify whether the new section would be available globally. Currently, it looks like it’s only available in the US (boo). Show More Summary