Think Google Play’s too clunky? With so many mobile games being released every week, finding the ones worth a download can be a daunting task. Here are the 10 best new mobile games of March 2015.
It's just the latest in a disturbing trend: Your address and phone numbers are now weapons. On Thursday morning, a handful of anti-gun-violence activists realized there is an app in the Google Play Store with their names on it—literally. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, Google announced it was going to start testing out search ads in the Google Play store. As investors and analysts panic about how Google's search advertising revenue growth is slowing because it can't charge as much for mobile ad clicks as desktop ad clicks, this move gives Google another huge avenue for mobile monetization. Show More Summary
Reading with Google Play Books isn't just convenient, it's easily one of the best color ebook experiences out there. Now that the Google Play Store has established itself as a compelling one-stop shop for movies, music, book, and apps, it's easy to find yourself getting all of your entertainment from this one source. Show More Summary
Here's a small but extremely important little feature that's been added for developers in Google Play. Should a bug be found in the middle of a staged rollout, you can immediately halt said staged rollout to keep the bad code from hitting any additional devices while you work things out. Show More Summary
Starting today, those in Austria, Belgium, Ireland and Turkey can enjoy paid content from Google Play Newsstand. With these additions, folks in the aforementioned countries join a fairly limited number of countries that have access to paid content from Google Play Newsstand.
Final Fantasy Record Keeper is a free-to-play mobile RPG that stars heroes from across years of Final Fantasy games. It’s currently in soft launch on the Canadian Google Play store, and according to Pocket Gamer’s early (and ongoing) impressions, Square-Enix may have a keeper on its hands (get it?). Show More Summary
Between iTunes and Spotify, Google's own Play Music can get forgotten about, but it has lots going for it. Whether you're a non-paying user listening to your own tracks or paying monthly for access to Google's entire library (and YouTube Music Key ) there's plenty to explore. Here are 10 tips to help you get more out of the app, whether you're a paying user or not. Read more...
TomTom today released a new version of its navigation service for Android devices. TomTom Go Mobile boasts up-to-date maps for more than 100 countries with support for offline viewing, live traffic updates, safety camera locations, points of interest, and seamless syncing with contacts. Show More Summary
Amazon just rolled out an updated iOS app for Prime Music that provides ad-free radio stations. Amazon Prime members can enjoy this music service for free and Matthew now made the switch.
Overnight action phenomenon Mr Jump is burning up the App Store, but is noticeably absent from Google Play. That may change in the future. Gamezebo’s Jim Squires reached out to developer 1button to ask about the possibility of an Android release for the Mister, and the studio admitted an Android adaptation is probably forthcoming. Show More Summary
Better late than never? Side-scrolling action game X-Men: Days of Future Past is now available on Google Play, nearly a year after it was released on iOS (where you can still find it as Uncanny X-Men: Days of Future Past). If you’re pro-mutant and pro-brawler, you can grab the game for $4.99 USD. Show More Summary
The latest version of Google Play was released today, with a host of new features and updates to almost all of Google’s core applications, collectively known as “Google Play Services” as per an article on The REM. The Google Play Services include Gmail, calendar, Drive, Google+, Hangouts, music, the store, and more. Show More Summary
While Amazon has worked hard to promote its Android app store, let’s face it: if you’re not on Fire OS, you’ll use the Google Play Store almost all the time. But it looks like Amazon may have a trick up its sleeve to get users onto its marketplace instead. Show More Summary
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.
Google's released the Android Auto app, a vital component to sending data from your Android smartphone to your car... assuming you have a compatible head-unit. Back at Google I/O 2014 we first heard about Google's plans to put theirShow More Summary
HTC has confirmed that the Google Play Edition of their HTC One M7 will receive an update to Android 5.1 Lollipop, with all other versions of the phone stopping at Android 5.0. The news that all the other versions of the HTC One M7 will be denied Android 5.1 was posted on Twitter by HTC's Vice President of Product Management Mo Versi:
Google Play is introducing a new age-rating system to its online store, a report from The Guardian says. The new ruling will affect app developers who will be required to fill out a questionnaire about their product before it gets published. Show More Summary
Posted by Leticia Lago, Google Play team Outfit7, creators of My Talking Tom and My Talking Angela, recently announced they’ve achieved 2.5 billion app downloads across their portfolio. The company now offers a complete entertainment...Show More Summary
Google Play has always been more lax about apps than Apple's App Store