Google Play Store Update Adds Android L Material Design [Download]

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Last month at the annual Google I/O Developer event Android users and developers received their first look at the next version of Android months before the official release for the first time in over three years. Google debuted what will be known as Android 4.5 or 5.0 at the event, but is calling it the […]

Google Opts for Honesty on Free Apps

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Google is doing owners and parents of kids with Android-based smartphones and tablets a huge favor. Starting soon the company won’t call free apps with in-app purchases sold through its Google Play Store free apps. Google has yet to make an official statement through the Android Blog that it usually makes these types of announcements through. […]

Best Android Tablet Apps [July, 2014]

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When it comes to buying an Android tablet one thing that constantly gets talked about is apps. In the early days of Android tablets the app selection wasn’t very good, and the OS wasn’t built with a tablet in mind. However, things have severely changed over the course of the past few years and the […]

New App Arrives to Solve Big Android Wear Problem

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Earlier this month users finally got their hands on the first wearable devices running Google’s brand new operating system for wearable technology called Android Wear. The first wave of gadgets is the smartwatch, but more are surely coming. Now that Android Wear devices like the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live are readily available […]

Android L Google Play Store Teases Beautiful Future of Android

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A leaked version of the Android L Google Play Store shows a beautiful look for Google’s own Android apps that will come to many devices as the Android L release later this year. The Android L release is the next major version of Android that will come sometime after Android 4.4.4. There is already an Android L […]

Android L Keyboard Pulled from Google Play, Here’s How to Get It

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Last month Google surprised many in the Android and mobile world by not only showing off the next version of Android months ahead of the release for the first time in years, but they also released an early developer preview of the Android L beta. One of the many new additions is the material keyboard, […]

Key Devices Vanish From Google Play Store

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Today Google started some spring cleaning on its storefront for Android apps, games, and mobile devices known as the Google Play Store by removing some key devices from the inventory. Last month we reported that multiple Google Play Edition smartphones and the LG G Pad 8.3 GPe tablet all went out of stock, but now […]

Samsung Gear Live & LG G Watch Arrive on Google Play Store

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The first two smartwatches to run Google’s brand new wearable device operating system called Android Wear are officially for sale on the Google Play Store. After first being announced back in March consumers have been eying Google’s vision of a smartwatch, and now they’re finally available for those interested. Back in March the two main […]

Google Play Store Update Adds PayPal Support (Download)

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Google has been busy lately with tons of updates to Google Maps, improving Hangouts on iOS and Android, and even prepping a release of Android 4.4.3 KitKat, but today they just dropped a brand new Google Play Store with Paypal support. After years of waiting for something that we expected to arrive much much sooner, […]

Why the Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition is Worth Waiting For

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Last year Google shocked many smartphone buyers and fans when they announced the all-new Samsung Galaxy S4 “Google Edition” running stock Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. No changes to the interface, no Samsung TouchWiz, just stock Android the way Google intended it to be. Will they do the same with the Galaxy S5? The debate on […]

Google Play Store Updated With Password Security & New Features

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Google is always busy improving its applications on Android, and today the storefront for the hundreds of thousands of Android apps received a nice update. It’s loaded with new features, and some much needed security changes. Being the first update in over three months, today users are seeing a brand new Google Play Store on […]

Free Android Apps, Games and Books Celebrate Google Play Birthday

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Earlier this week we started hearing chatter about Google offering games, apps, movies, books, magazines and more all for free or heavily discounted on the Google Play Store. The reason for the deals is to celebrate a birthday. Today the Google Play Store turns two years old. Originally known as the Android Market, which has […]

5 Flappy Bird Replacements To Keep You Frustrated

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The hit iOS and Android game Flappy Bird was a huge and nearly instant success that disappeared almost as quick as it arrived on the scene. After huge success with hundreds of thousands of angry mobile gamers and tweets the developer removed Flappy Bird from iTunes and the Google Play Store. Being extremely simple to […]

Red Nexus 5 Now Available on Google Play Store

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Initial reports two weeks ago suggested Google was planning an approach similar to Motorola with the Moto X, and could soon be allowing users to select custom color options for its popular flagship Nexus 5. While we don’t see that happening, today they’ve delivered one new color variant. Following multiple leaks over the past few […]

Red Nexus 5 Gets More Official in Latest Leak

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This week was full of Nexus 5 leaks showcasing a new color option possibly coming soon from Google, and now we have the best look yet. An official press render right from Twitter. Earlier this week multiple rumors surfaced that Google was preparing to offer its flagship smartphone in possibly as many as eight different […]

Red Nexus 5 Release Date Rumored

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Last week rumors started swirling thanks to a few reports and leaks suggesting Google was preparing to launch a revamped Google Play Store listing of the Nexus 5, complete with nearly 8 different color options. Fast forward to today and while those rumors could still be accurate, the most up to date details are that […]

2014 Grammy Winning Albums hit Google Play for $1.99

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When it comes to finding awesome music to fill our rooms Google has a great selection as they continue to try and take on iTunes, and today they’ve delivered tons of deals worth checking out. In a similar fashion to past events and award shows, today Google is offering up tons of deals for all […]

Google Play Store Makes it Easy for Kids to Overspend

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It looks like Apple isn’t the only one letting kids spend their parents hard-earned money on app purchases on the App Store, because Android users are facing a similar situation on the Google Play Store. Last week Apple settled yet another lawsuit for over $32 million in refunds for app purchases and in-app purchases on […]

How to Add a Password to the Google Play Store

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One question I get all the time is regarding how to password protect Google Play from unwanted purchases. While you’re spending time with the family this holiday season you’ll want to add a password and save yourself some potential trouble. During the holidays and Christmas season many of you will be getting new smartphones and […]

As Android Grows, Users and Developers Lose

The Nexus 4 Android 4.4 KitKat update is still weeks out, just like the factory images, but here aretwo options to get Android 4.4 for the Nexus 4 today. Image via boykioy on XDA.

A new research report indicates that as Google’s Android operating system continues to grow, users and developers stand to lose in terms of app sales and security. In State of Security in the App Economy, an app market research report that features data collected and interpreted by app research firm Arxan Technologies; numbers show that […]