Google today released a new version of Google Play Newsstand, its magazine and news reading app, for Android devices. Google fine-tuned the experience so magazine articles are easier to read within Newsstand. Google says users will now see a list of articles with big images from each magazine that can be toggled through and read. Show More Summary
The Google Play Newsstand app is rolling out a new look that incorporates the Material Design choices that are a part of the upcoming Android L release. Google says this will allow the online magazine and reading app to have "bigger images, more contextual headers and smoother transitions."
Google is working is working its way through all its apps and updating them in anticipation of the release Android L. Next on the list is Play Newsstand, which most obviously is getting a Material Design facelift. That means a card based UI with...
In today’s fast-paced mobile market, consumers have no patience for mobile apps that compromise their experience. “Crashes” and “Not working” are the most common feedback on Google Play for unstable or sluggish apps (including games). Show More Summary
Google Play is also exposing the addresses of developers that sell in-app microtransactions.
From vertical video-killers to location-based tweeting, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in September. Here, we sift through the rubble to present you with our selection of the best Google Play newcomers from the past month. Show More Summary
As many Android phones users can attest, cool new apps often aren't available in the Google Play Store as quickly as they're available for iPhone users. If Android owners feel frustrated, though, they can blame it on the operating system's fragmentation. Show More Summary
For TV shows and some movies, there’s Netflix or Amazon Prime Instant Video. For the latest release blockbusters, there’s Google Play Movies & TV, Amazon Instant Video or Blinkbox, depending on where you live in the world. But the video-on-demand (VoD) realm extends far beyond the well-established, big-name brands you read about every day. Show More Summary
While many new Android flagships sport hardware specifications that appear competitive with recent iPhones, top rated iPhone games remain conspicuously missing from Google Play, a problem that Apple's new Metal API and 64-bit Application Processors threaten to only make worse going forward, despite Android's lead in unit shipments overall.
As a latecomer to Canada, Spotify will find several music streaming competitors on the Canadian market, including well established services like Rdio, Google Play Music and Deezer.
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Out of necessity is often born genius. Today, Santon Technologies announced the launch of their flagship app, Good2Go. Available on iTunes and Google Play, this free app has been designed as a tool to facilitate communication/education about affirmative consent and the prevention of sexual assault on college campuses, nationwide.
Google today revised the announcement in the Developer Console telling us all that starting tomorrow, Sept. 30, physical addresses will be required. Those addresses will be available on the app detail page in Google Play. The field appears to be live in the dev console, and you can add an address now. Here's the deal:
Well, it’s not just limited to a phone app (search for “GA Votes” in the Apple App Store on on Google Play). There’s also an online application, motor voter registration, and plain ol’ paper registration application that you can remit to your local election office. Show More Summary
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The Google Play Store has been busy churning out some solid Android apps and games this week. Soccer, errr, football fans have an updated FIFA game to dig into, there's a great new strategy games from the Anomaly guys, and a smattering of utility apps to top it all off. Show More Summary
Everyone loves Google Play Music, but Spotify makes a strong showing Earlier in the week, we asked everyone to help us find alternatives to Google Play Music All Access. We're all either at, or very near to, the device limit and we need our music. Show More Summary
Boards games have been experiencing a renaissance in recent years, and it doesn't take a lot of digging in the Google Play Store to see it reflected on Android as well. We've put together our top ten board games for Android for the consideration of long-time board game fans and neophytes alike. Show More Summary
It’s no secret that while Google offers the bare bones of Android free of charge to smartphone and tablet makers, anyone who wants to put core Google apps and services such as Gmail and the Google Play Store on their devices has to pay licensing fees. Show More Summary
Lots of music action happening in the app scene. App Annie, the leading source for world app stats, takes a look at August and finds that music apps are doing great. News seems to be spreading about this most recent report with the emphasis on in-app purchases on apps from publishers Pandora, Spotify and Apple. Show More Summary