The touch-and-swipe interface of the digital marketplace makes it feel so easy. Looking for an app to teach your 5-year-old how to read? Flick your finger over to the education aisles of the App Store (or Google Play, or the Amazon Appstore) and press “buy.” In reality, putting your finger on the right app takes a lot more effort. Show More Summary
Popfax, the leading European provider of online fax services, announced this week the release of its PopCompanion app on Windows phones. First released on the Google Play marketplace, the PopCompanion mobile fax application became rather popular within business owners, with over 25 000 downloads. Meanwhile the company had also released the iOS and Blackberry versions […]
It is not possible to choose between iOS and Android without considering the Apple App Store and Google Play Store respectively. These two are the largest marketplaces when it comes to mobile apps and just like any other happening,...Show More Summary
You can’t choose between Android and iOS without taking Google Play and the App Store into account. They’re the largest mobile marketplaces on the planet, and they both have their strengths and weaknesses — especially when it comes to control. Apple … Read more ›
Since their inception, Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store have taken diametrically opposed positions when it comes to policing the content allowed into their respective online marketplaces. Whereas Apple, in natural fashion,...Show More Summary
It really doesn’t matter if you want to explore the region or simply drive to the nearest city – if you don’t know how to use Google Maps, one of the best apps for navigation and simply the best app on the marketplace to simply know where you are. But eventually – we all The post Google Maps on Android – 5 Tips and tricks you should know appeared first on Donklephant.
Sega has finally followed through on a promise made a few weeks ago saying certain games no longer meet its quality standards and need to be removed from the App Store for iOS devices, Google Play Store, Samsung App Store, and Amazon...Show More Summary
It’s been awhile since Android app developers have felt that spark of innovation from Google’s app marketplace — but the company is reportedly about to play a cool hand. According to The Information tech blog, Google will use its upcoming...Show More Summary
Bitium is a one of a growing number of vendors offering a cloud-based identity and access management solution. Bitium covers the identity and access management life-cycle: single sign-on, password management, and analytics for small, medium and enterprise businesses. Google is (at least a part of Google is, anyway) a vendor delivering [...]
Although Google has tightened app policies on the Play Store over the years, the company thinks it can do more to protect users. One way to do that is to crack down on the amount of malware and bad apps on its marketplace, so it's begun reviewing apps before they become available to download. Show More Summary
Android isn’t quite the bastion of freedom it once was. Google announced today that software distributed through its Play Store, the main app marketplace used by Android devices, will be reviewed before they are made available to download. Show More Summary
Google is updating its Google Play marketplace with age-based content ratings. Google All Google Play apps will soon come with age-based content ratings and face the scrutiny of Google reviewers before entering the store. Google has introduced age-based ratings for Android apps and games, the company said Tuesday in a blog post. Show More Summary
Google Play, Google’s marketplace for Android applications which now reaches a billion people in over 190 countries, has historically differentiated itself from rival Apple by allowing developers to immediately publish their mobile applications without a lengthy review process. Show More Summary
Chinese developers can finally sell their Android apps through the Google Play Store, possibly foreshadowing a local launch of the marketplace. The move gives devs the ability to sell their apps to Android users in over 130 countries around the...
People have a tendency to forget that Google has always been in the public cloud space. Google App Engine was one of the first PaaS technologies to meet enterprises expectations in…
While Popcorn Time continues to have its ups and downs, a new release aiming to muscle in on the famous app's patch has hit the Google Play marketplace. The team behind TVMC is billing the XBMC/Kodi based app as a safer alternative to Popcorn Time, but its availability via Google Play could be a short-lived affair. Show More Summary
Good news for employees working for Google Apps-using organizations: You no longer have to go running to your administrator for permission to install a new app. Launched back in 2010, the Google Apps Marketplace is a centralized repository...Show More Summary
The Google Play store is under criticism for recently hosting multiple games centered around the Israel-Gaza war. Apps such as Bomb Gaza and Gaza Assault: Code Red recently appeared on the Android marketplace before eventually being removed today. A...
There are now well over a million mobile applications in both Google Play and the iTunes App Store alike, and growth of those app marketplaces shows no sign of slowing down. However, according to new data from Nielsen out this morning,...Show More Summary
How well the Android app marketplace on Google Play is performing is the subject of a new report from recently expanded app analytics firm App Annie, out today ahead of this week’s Google I/O 2014 developer conference. The report indicates...Show More Summary