How To: Update the Google Play Store on your Android without an APK

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It’s usually best to be on the latest version of the Google Play store app on your Android device since from time to time Google releases bug fixes, updates the UI and packs in even more new features. Most people either wait until the newest version hits their device or downloads an APK ...

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Download Raccoon v2.3 – A Google Play Store desktop client

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Is your device not officially supported on the Google Play Store, or perhaps you no longer have the Google Play Store on your device after flashing a custom ROM? Or, maybe you just want to get back to an older version of an app because an update has introduced some bugs? This might just be... ...

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Download and Install Android L’s Google Play Services version 5.0 and Google Play Store Velvet [APK]

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With the new version of Android L receiving a developer preview, it has enabled the community to un-pack the contents and extract various components from the new Android update. Having already been treated to the entire library of Android L wallpapers to download, you can now also download and ...

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Cyanogen Theme Showcase launches on the Google Play Store

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If you like to theme your device then the new Cyanogen Theme Showcase app may be of interest to you as it’s now launched in the Google Play Store. The app acts as a portal to access Cyanogemod themes on Google Play to the theme switcher included in the CM ROM. Developers are being ...

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Download and install latest Google Play Store 4.8.20 APK

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UPDATE: There is a newer version of the Google Play Store available here. The Google Play Store is your gateway to the entire repository of applications that run on your Android phone and has been updated to version 4.8.20. Here’s what the update includes and how to get the APK to ...

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Nest now available from Google Play Store

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Google today added a new device to the Google Play Store, introducing its Nest Learning Thermostat. Priced at $249.99, the device ships within 1-2 business days. To help celebrate Earth Day, Google will plant a tree for every Nest Thermostat sold today (April 22) on Google Play. To learn more ...

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How to install the Google Play Store on the Kindle Fire [Android 201]

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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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There is a newer version of this article, and the Google Play Store, which you can find by clicking here. 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 ...

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