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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Google Play Games gets new features at Google I/O

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Last year Google Play Games was announced at Google I/O and this year, just as expected, they touched on it a bit more and provided a few updates. The updates, or new features really, aren’t massive in amounts, but the couple Google has provided are definitely something to take note of ...

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LG G Watch specifications released, they’re rather solid for a smartwatch

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Google announced LG G Watch’s availability at Google I/O today and now we have official specs of said smartwatch. It turns out LG G Watch is rather powerful considering we’re talking about a smartwatch here. It is powered by a Snapdragon 400 chip and has 512MB of RAM, which we could ...

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Nexus 7 from Google Play gets 3-month All Access

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Google’s Nexus 7 (2013) may be just a month shy of turning a year old, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t still a great device. If you’ve been in the market for a new 7-inch tablet, Google is currently offering a deal for anyone who buys a new Nexus 7 from their online ...

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Facebook’s Snapchat competitor, Slingshot, lands in the Play Store

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Facebook have developed a Snapchat like app called Slingshot after its failed attempts to purchase the App. Slingshot has now hit the Google Play Store for free allowing users to take photos and record videos to share with friends. The way Slingshot works is that a friend needs to sling content ...

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AT&T giving out $50 on Google Play with new lines of service

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AT&T cooked up a pretty nice offer for those of you thinking of switching to the AT&T network or opening up a new line of service with the said carrier. All you have to do is buy an Android device, smartphone or tablet, and you’ll get $50 of Google Play credit that you can ...

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Angry Birds Space receives a huge update

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Rovio keeps on updating its Angry Birds Space game and this time Rovio is at it again in an ever bigger update dubbed “Beak Impact”. The last big update was in September when it added 35 new levels to the game. In the recent version 2.0 update, Rovio added 50 new levels to the game, ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Edition leaks, allegedly

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When HTC announced its new One (M8), a Google Play Edition was also released, replacing last year’s model. With the Galaxy S5, we haven’t been so lucky yet, but according to a recent leak, one is on the way. TK Tech News shared the photo of the device, which appears to be gold, but ...

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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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Sony background defocus app released to the Play Store

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Sony have today released a new version of their app which allows users to defocus the background of their photos after they’ve been taken at a tap of the screen. The update has been issued to the Google Play Store and is available to Sony Xperia phones running Android 4.2 or later. How to ...

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Find which apps are using the most permissions with F-Secure App Permissions [App of the Day]

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Just about every time you install a new app, there is a page of permissions that you “should” read. If you’re like some of us, you find yourself clicking OK and just skipping through it. But what if you skip over something important? App Permissions is here to help with your ...

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Colorem: Color Blocks Wisely is simple premise with increasing difficulty

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There is no shortage of puzzle games in the Play Store, but Colorem: Color Blocks Wisely offers a fresh spin on the familiar puzzle game concept. The concept is simple. The player is given four colors, and one by one they must color blocks on a grid in an effort not to place two blocks... Read More

FlashScore Livescore international sports score tracking hits Android

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FlashScore.com has long been a destination for those looking to get their international sports scores. With the introduction of a Google Play store app, FlashScore brings what its readers online and on iOS loved to Android. Boasting coverage of 5,000 independent competitions and lighting-fast ...

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Google Play Services 4.3 deploys with new dev tools, features

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Google on Monday announced that a 4.3 version of Google Play Services 4.3 has begun deploying to Android devices around the globe. The new release sees the introduction of APIs and tools for developers which will better serve the end user. Details include Analytics API, Google Tag Manager, ...

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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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