How to install the Google Play Store on the Kindle Fire

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The Kindle Fire is a great little tablet, at a fantastic price point and is perfect for those hooked into the Amazon ecosystem. The Kindle range runs Android, albeit a very customised Android to a point where it is almost unrecognisable. As part of this customisation and integration into the ...

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Red Nexus 5 officially in the Google Play Store

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There have been more than enough rumors regarding the release of the Nexus 5 in bright red. Well, it’s officially official, beginning today in the Google Play Store. There isn’t much more to say here. Just that there is a bright red color option for the Nexus 5. It’s the same ...

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Moto G Google Play Edition now offered in Google Play Store

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Take a trip to the Google Play Store this afternoon and you’ll find yet another smartphone listed under the Google Play Edition devices. Indeed, Motorola’s Moto G is the latest device to get the Pure Google treatment. Priced at $179, the unlocked handset works on either AT&T or ...

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Cover exits closed beta for Google Play Store

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In the last year, there have been many launcher and lockscreen replacements for Android popping up and one of the most recent and popular is Cover. Cover, which for the last few months has an invite-only beta, is now out of closed beta and available for free in the Play Store. It’s an ...

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Gameloft’s GT Racing 2 speeds into Google Play Store

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Ready, set, get to downloading! OK, that was a bit cheesy, but really, head on over to the Play Store and grab GT Racing 2. The racing game from Gameloft hit the Google Play Store yesterday and is available for free. It boasts a total of 67 cars, which can compete on 12 different tracks.... Read More

Change to tablet version of Google Play Store slated for November 21

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The Google Play Store will get a slight tweak on November 21, according to a new post on the Android Developer’s blog. Aimed at providing even more visibility for tablet-optimized apps, the default layout will be adjusted for those browsing the store with a tablet. Apps that do not meet ...

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Barnes & Noble add Google Play Store to Nook HD tablets

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Barnes & Noble announced on Friday that the Nook HD and Nook HD+ will now feature the Google Play Store. Yes, the eReader that became a quasi-Android tablet has become a full-fledged Android tablet. The Google Play Store will be available immediately for download from bn.com and will be ...

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Swype officially released in Google Play Store

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Swype, one of our favorite Android keyboard clients, is now available in the Google Play Store. Previously only offered as a beta program or as part of a pre-installed experience, Swype is listed at $.99 for now. There is no indication as to when the price will rise nor what it will be so ...

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How To Install Google Play Store v4.0

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It’s been quite a while since we have seen a visual upgrade to one of Android’s most integral applications, the Google Play Store. While the current version follows the Android “holo” design guidelines, the overall appearance of the app is becoming a bit stale. Luckily, ...

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Google intros new look for Google Play Store

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  Google today introduced a new look for the Google Play Store for Android devices running 2.2 Froyo or later. The premise behind the new design is to make things quicker and easier to download and experience.  Rolling out in stages starting from today, the app focuses on bigger images, ...

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Google reportedly prunes 60,000 apps from Google Play Store

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Google has removed nearly 60,000 applications from the Google Play Store, according to various reports. It is unclear as to what the cause was for the mass removal; however, we’re happy to see Google cleaning things up. While Google doesn’t stand in the way of any developers listing ...

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Nexus 4 Wireless Charger now available at Google Play Store

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The Nexus 4 has been around for a few months now, and it is easily the best Pure Google experience device to date. And, as some know, one of the cooler and more practical features is the wireless charging capability. This week Google helped make the experience even better by officially ...

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Nexus 4, Nexus 10 arrive in Google Play store

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In case you forgot, or didn’t know in the first place, the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 arrived today. The new smartphone and tablet joined the Nexus 7 as devices available for purchase in the Google Play store.  If you’ve been waiting to get your hands on the latest smartphone from LG or ...

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Rovio’s Bad Piggies arrives in Google Play store

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Rovio’s next big hit, Bad Piggies, has come to Android and other operating systems. Available immediately in Google Play store, the game comes in standard and HD versions, both of which are free. Rovio touts the game as the “ultimate flying, crawling, rolling, spinning, and ...

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Delta updates go live in Google Play Store

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What’s the point in downloading a new version of that big 20MB application if the only thing that is different is the addition of new language support?  Why bother wasting the bandwidth and eating away at the limited data plan that you’ve got? Delta updates, which were announced ...

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