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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Google Play Store app downloads surpass iTunes for first time — report

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The Google Play Store has surpassed iTunes in terms of quarterly app downloads for the first time, reports AppAnnie. According to the new finding, Google’s storefront outpaced Apple’s by a margin of 10 percent in the second quarter. As of Q2 2013, app downloads in Google Play were ...

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Google Play Games verified by Play Store changelog

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Over at Google I/O, things are quickly heating up, and it’s causing some people to jump the gun. A new changelog for the app “Eufloria HD” shows support for “Google Play Games achievements”, and also adds: We hope you enjoy using Google Play Games to save and share ...

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Google Nexus 7 dock now available at Play Store

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The Nexus 7 has been around for the better part of a year now and is one of the best affordable tablets you can get. We saw the first glimpse of the official Nexus 7 dock and other accessories, and earlier this year, we had some thorough information about the dock as well. Now, the Nexus... Read More

Google slip accidentally details Play Store gift cards

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Google has let the proverbial cat out of the bag as it pertains to the upcoming announcement of Google Play Store gift cards.  A cached version of the support page has leaked many of the details of the cards, including availability, denominations, and code redemption.  As it appears today, ...

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Google urges developers to make “beautiful, powerful, successful” apps, allows devs to respond to user reviews in Play Store

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with Google IO coming up soon, Google is focusing an extremely pinpointed light on their developers. The Android Developer Site has a brand new look to boot, and Google is encouraging developers to make their apps more beautiful, with more streamlined and simple interfaces. According to the ...

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Download all the Android Lollipop (5.0) Google App APKs [Launcher, Keyboard, Wallpapers]

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With material design upon us in the form of Android Lollipop, version 5.0, we can now enjoy a whole bunch of updated apps that utilise the new design. However, it may be that your carrier or specific device won’t see Android Lollipop for a while, so here is a compiled list of the ...

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Google’s Nexus Player delayed by FCC, out of stock in Google Play

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Whilst the Nexus 9 went up for pre-order as expected, you may have noticed that the Nexus Player still isn’t available and is showing as out of stock on the Google Play Store. Many thought the device simply sold out extremely quickly, but as it turns out the device has not been approved ...

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Google mobile app gets updated again

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It wasn’t so long ago we all downloaded the Google Search app on our phones and were excited to have a dedicated search app from our favorite search engine. But, as Google kept growing, the Google Search app grew too, in fact, it grew right out of its name. With the addition of Google ...

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Google+ gets Material

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Back at Google I/O, Google walked us through their material design philosophy, and ever since, they’ve been updating apps to go along with it. Google has just updated another app in the play store with the same design we’ve already scene in Google Hangouts, Google Now, Chrome, ...

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Google Now adds discounted flight notifications

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Did you know that I can predict the future? Just last week I posted an article about the Future of Google Now, and one of the things I asked for was finer tuning of current functionality within Google Now, and went on to talk about flights. Well, this afternoon, Google took one step closer to ...

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The Future of Google Now

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Google Now is one of the most innovative, useful features to be released in the last few years. It truly makes your smartphone a smart phone. It provides you with information before you even ask for it. It saves you from being stuck in traffic, fumbling through your email to find your plane ...

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