Get this look for your Android smartphone: Google Now UI

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Create this very Google-y experience on your Android for dirt cheap!

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Google Play adding new payment methods, changing developer payouts

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Google is looking at making some changes to the way they handle finances in the Play Store. According to emails sent to developers, payouts are shifting from two days after the end of each month to 15 days. According to the email, We are committed to providing you with a consistent and reliable ...

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From the rumor mill: Motorola X phone to be sold cheaply on Google Play, unlockable on Verizon, and available on multiple carriers

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Over at Droid-Life, there’s some inside information leaking that may or may not be of any actual value… but we can hope. The rumor mill is now pushing hard on the Motorola X phone, and dropping lists like the following: Motorola X Phone will be announced at Google I/O in May. ...

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Google lists “best apps of 2012″ on Google Play

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If you just picked up a new Android device for the holidays, or you’re looking for some good new apps, then you may want to head to the Google Play store. Google has now listed their “best apps of 2012″, and there’s some good titles to be found, including Evernote, ...

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Redbox Instant app hits Google Play ahead of official announcement

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  The official Redbox Instant by Verizon application for Android is now in the Google Play Store, signaling an announcement is fast approaching. Available for both smartphone and tablet, the app does not require a Verizon account or service plan. Details in the notes tell us the app will ...

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Google Play Books updated with ‘read aloud’ and pinch zooming

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You might find that your Android phone or tablet has a new update for Google Play Books today. What’s new, you might ask? Oh, just a few cool things like “read aloud” (listen to most flowing text books), pinch-to-zoom, and personalized recommendations at that end of your ...

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Google Currents now features breaking news, other improvements

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If you’re a fan of Google Currents, then you’ll love this. The app now features breaking news items, rated by Google. The really cool part? The breaking news items can also come from sources that you aren’t subscribed to, keeping you up to date no matter what your interests ...

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Google Now updated with travel-minded features

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A new version of Google Now (Google Search) has arrived in Google Play, just in time to put the finishing touches on your holiday travel plans. As detailed on the official Android blog, the update makes it easier to prepare for road trips and flights. Before you even leave your house, Google ...

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Google Apps customers get Google Play Private Channel

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Google Apps users now have access to a private, custom Google Play experience, thanks to the introduction of Google Play Private Channel. Designed to help users distribute internal applications to employees and subordinates, it appears to fit right inside the normal Play Store.You can see from ...

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Google I/O 2013 to be held May 15-17 in San Francisco

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If you’re a Google developer, engineer, or just a superfan, you know that Google I/O is the place to be. Google’s Vic Gundotra has just announced that the 2012 Google I/O conference will take place on May 15-17 in San Francisco, CA, at the Moscone West. The conference, while held ...

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Beautiful Widgets 5.0 arrives in Google Play

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One of our favorite Android widgets gets better with a Jelly Bean refresh.

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Get your Tony Montana on with Scarface Multiplayer

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Say it with us – First you get the money… If you’ve ever wanted to go back to the mid-80′s and immerse yourself in the world of Scarface, you’re in luck. Fuse Powered Inc and Hothead Games recently released an officially licensed massive multiplayer game for ...

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Google: Nexus 4 is NOT sold out

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So you’re trying to purchase one of those Nexus 4 handsets that just showed up back in stock, huh? Not so easy, is it? We’re hearing reports from all over the internet that you guys think it is out of stock and that your shopping cart is not processing.  Rest easy brah, that phone ...

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Google Chrome to align versions across all platforms by early 2013

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In a Google+ post by the Chrome team, we should hopefully be seeing an alignment of all Chrome versions – including Android – by early next year: Q. Chrome for Android is still at v18, while regular Chrome is at v23. When will Chrome for Android catch up? A. Soon! We expect an ...

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E FUN debuts $129 Nextbook Premium 7SE-GP with Google Play access

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For all the appeal that comes with a $100-$150 Android tablet, experienced users are often quick to point out the omissions and holes. One particular detail that often comes up is the lack of Google Play and the growing library of apps. E FUN is no stranger to this as they have announced a ...

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