Google removes the Amazon app for containing it’s own app store on the Play Store

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Amazon’s app store has been trying to compete with Google since the launching of the Kindle Fire series. Recently, Amazon released a new version of their app on the Google Play Store that had their own app store built in to it. This app within an app has been live on the Play Store since ...

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Android TV apps will be screened by Google before being available in the Play Store

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It seems that Google is changing things a bit with its new Android TV platform compared to Android in other places. According to Google’s app distribution page, under Android TV it says the following: Before distributing apps to the Play Store on Android TV devices, our team reviews apps ...

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Google Fit app launches in the Play store

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Today, Google officially released the Google Fit app which turns your Android device into a fitness tracker. According the the Android Official Blog, Google Fit uses sensors already built in to your Android phone to automatically detect walking, biking and running. And you can set and monitor ...

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Google Play Store now shows in-app purchase prices and developers address

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Recently there’s been quite a stir going on regarding Google’s new requirement for developers to provide an address for any paid apps to be displayed on the app page in the Play Store. Now it seems app pages have been updated to display the developer’s address, along with a ...

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Google Play Store 4.8.22 has arrived, download and install it [APK]

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New version of Google Play Store is here and with it we get some changes, as usual. Here’s what’s new: New headers – Kirill Grouchnikov from Google posted a preview of the changes made here, header images and action bar area has seen some changes in the video and book sections ...

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Google Play Store alleged Android “L” redesign screenshots leak

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Ever since Google announced Android “L” at Google I/O and developer preview of that OS, developers have been trying to push it out wherever they can. We’ve seen it ported to Nexus 4 and HTC One, other than that certain apps which try to emulate Android “L” apps ...

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Google Play Store now accepting PayPal

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Google is now accepting PayPal for Play Store purchases starting today! In order to pay with PayPal, purchase something and pick your new payment option.  The new payment option is available in 12 countries, including the U.S., Canada, and Germany. I was curious if Google and PayPal would ever ...

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May the Fourth Be With You: Google Play and Amazon Appstore offering Star Wars deals

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Both the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore are hosting some Star Wars-related deals this weekend. Why? Because this Sunday is May 4th. You know… May the Fourth (Force) Be With You. Head to the two app destinations and you’ll find a number of great savings and limited-time ...

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Google releases standalone camera app to the Play Store

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It has been a trend for companies to put their standalone apps in the Play Store for quick updating. Google usually does this type of thing with all of their apps. One, however, has never been included in the Play Store… until today. They’ve finally added their camera app to Google ...

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Google Play Store prices likely to increase in the UK

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The UK Chancellor George Osborne has delivered his budget and an interesting change included within it means that the Google Play Store prices could potentially increase. The reason being is that digital content downloads will now have to be charged tax for the country they are sold in, instead ...

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Google Play Store update available: Adds ability to set purchase requirements

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With all the focus surrounding the class-action lawsuit due to unauthorised charges accumulated through in-app purchases, Google has issued an update to the Google Play Store of which one particular added feature is the ability to set exactly when to be prompted for authentication. The standard ...

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Pebble releases app with official appstore to Google Play, announces three more partners

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It’s been over a month since iOS Pebble users received an update to the Pebble app with the new appstore baked in, but starting today, Android user can finally do the same. The updated Pebble app is now available in Google Play. All of the app’s bugs are fixed so Pebblers on any ...

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Google steps up security for non-Play Store apps

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Google, over the next few weeks, will beef up its security for apps installed from sources outside of the Google Play Store. According to details revealed at the RSA Conference, Google will enhance the protective measures for those apps which are installed from external sources. While Google ...

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Google offering 25% discount on accessories in Play Store

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Looking to pick up some accessories for that new Nexus 5 smartphone or Nexus 7 tablet? Swing by the Google Play Store today and you’ll find Google is offering discounts on a number of products. We know you love your Nexus devices, so keep them safe, stylish and functioning at their best. ...

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Google Play Store update improves overall usability

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A new version of the Google Play Store has started making its way onto Android handsets and tablets. Tapped with the release of 4.3.10, it’s a slight adjustment on multiple fronts. In other words, nothing major, more “enhanced” overall experience than anything. First noticed ...

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