Instant messaging apps are a dime a dozen these days. iMessage, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Allo, Slack... pick your chat poison. No matter how time-consuming they are, we can’t live without them, and I dare not envision an alternate universe where we’d be stuck using only SMS messages to communicate with each other. Show More Summary
Out now on iTunes, Amazon Instant, Google Play, Xbox & Playstation stores is Bloodlands, from the writer/director of the Australian revenge-thriller, The Horseman. Steven Kastrissios’ film is, “A dark fairytale following an isolated family wrestling with old traditions in modern Albania. They’ve all heard rumors of a witch lurking in the mountains with her mysterious […]
Posted by Andrew Ahn, Product Manager, Google Play Apps bring devices to life -- letting you book a ride instantly, connect and share memories with friends, be alerted about current events, play games with someone across the globe, and get work done in the office or on the road. Show More Summary
Deep down we all knew Siri was a bad person. SEE ALSO: Google declares war against Alexa and Siri at CES 2018 A Twitter user's story about Siri has gone viral, because it turns out Siri is the villain in a '90s high school dramedy. I JUST ASKED SIRI IF A CERTAIN BOY WOULD EVER TEXT ME AND SHE SENT A TEXT SAYING WILL YOU EVER TEXT ME TO HIM. Show More Summary
A new feature of the Google Arts & Culture app allows you to instantly transform your selfie into a work of art.
Simplicity sold me on my new favorite headphones and made me realize what I had been missing. It's easy to be distracted by features on headphones right now. Google Assistant, instant pairing, and "dynamic" noise cancellation are fun...Show More Summary
Need a quick last minute gift for the Android techie in your family? Get $50 Google Play credit for only $45 with instant email delivery. Great card and stocking stuffer.
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Facebook is enhancing Instant Games with two new features — live streaming and video chat — one year...Show More Summary
When it comes to data in spreadsheets, deciphering meaningful insights can be a challenge whether you’re a spreadsheet guru or data analytics pro. But thanks to advances in the cloud and artificial intelligence, you can instantly uncover...Show More Summary
The last time we asked which instant messaging app you all were using, it was 2011 and Google Talk was still a thing. Not only that, but Google+ Huddles was in before Hangouts took over, Beejive was an app that people used, and most of you just settled for good ol’ SMS anyway. Show More Summary
Popular instant messaging service Telegram has for the first time blocked access to an entire channel following pressure from Google and Apple. It's understood that following complaints from Universal Music, that the channel was offering...Show More Summary
You may have noticed that when you Google certain questions, a suggested answer is highlighted at the top of the page. The format, sometimes called an instant answer, is apparently popular — people like that they don't have to clickShow More Summary
We have seen some cool tech surface in 2017. From all-display phones to Pixel Buds and the Google Assistant built into more and more devices, it’s hard not to find something to purchase that will likely blow your mind and instantly make your life easier. Show More Summary
Director Gabriel Carrer's DEATH ON SCENIC DRIVE will be released this November across multiple digital platforms, including iTunes, Amazon Instant/Prime, Vudu, Google Play/YouTube and XBox Live. In an effort to get you guys excited...Show More Summary
Google’s Android Studio 3.0 dev environment has just become available in the stable channel, with a few major changes and a bunch of small ones – the most notable being built-in support for Kotlin and Java 8. Google first announced that...Show More Summary
Google announced “Instant Apps” back at its I/O conference back in 2016. The initial aim of the project was to let Android users quickly try an app they discovered through Google Search without actually downloading and installing the app onto their device. That idea is now extending into the Play Store directly [...]
Google has added a handful of Instant Apps to Google Play. This means you can now try Android apps without ever actually installing them on your device. And all you need to do is look for the new “Try It Now” button sitting alongside supported apps on Google Play. Show More Summary
Google's Instant Apps are available in a few places for curious Android users, but they've been conspicuously absent in one place: the Play Store. Wouldn't you want to check out an app before committing to it? You can now. Google is now building Instant Apps into the store through a "Try It Now" button on app pages. Show More Summary
Google announced a bunch of updates big and small to its Play store today, but the most exciting of them all is the arrival of Instant Apps, which you can stream to your device and try out without having to install them first. We first...Show More Summary
Instant Apps are now easier than ever to find on the Google Play Store thanks to a new Try Now button. See the current list for yourself right here.