Google Play Store Makes it Easy for Kids to Overspend


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 […]

Moto X Features Improve with Google Play Updates

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Motorola has been busy improving the Moto X smartphone, as well as any Moto device as of late, but not how you’d expect them to. Taking a different approach than most, Motorola’s added key aspects of its new devices to the Google Play Store, allowing them to update the software on the fly, rather than […]

LG G Pad 8.3 vs Nexus 7 (2013)

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The Google Nexus 7 is arguably one of the best Android tablets available today, and is a staple in the Android tablet market, but today Google announced some serious competition. Instead of a new Nexus 10 2, or a Nexus 8, we have an LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition. After a few reports […]

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition Arrives to Challenge Nexus 7

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This morning we reported on some exciting news that Google was preparing to offer Google Edition tablets on the Play Store running stock Android, just like they did earlier this year with the Galaxy S4 and HTC One, and it’s now official. LG and Google just announced the LG G Pad 8.3-inch flagship tablet as […]

Nexus 8 Revealed as Google Play Edition LG Tablet

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Following a successful launch of the Nexus 7 this year, many were expecting Google to follow suit and deliver a new Nexus 10 2 tablet for the holiday season. We’ve been following reports and rumors of a new Nexus 10, or possibly even a Nexus 8, but today the latter portion has been debunked, and […]

How to Get the iOS 7 Parallax Effect on Android

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The so called “parallax effect” or scrolling in iOS 7 is a neat new feature that brings a dynamic and fancy 3D look to your smartphone homescreen and wallpapers, and when you tilt or move your device the image moves around icons and almost appears 3D. Like you’re looking through a window into your device. […]

Google Play Store 4.5.10 Hands On With New Features


A brand new version of the Google Play Store is rolling out this week. One with plenty of minor changes and a decent list of new features. Overall the look and feel will remain the same, but there’s a few key new additions that should improve the overall experience. Google’s been busy this week with […]

Nexus 5 in Stock on Google Play with 1-2 Day Shipping

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As many of you know, Google’s Nexus 5 flagship smartphone was announced back on October 31st, and quickly became available on the Google Play Store for customers to try and purchase. We say try because it sold out quick, and has been slowly getting out of reach with shipping times slipping into 4-5 week delays. […]

$25 Google Play Credit When You Buy a Nexus 7 Online


If you’re thinking about adding a Nexus 7 Tablet to your holiday wish list, Google is getting into the holiday discount card spirit with a new offer that might entice you. The offer is a simple one. Buy a Nexus 7 Tablet and get $25 in Google Play credit to use for purchasing Apps, Movies, or […]

Nexus 5 Returns to the Play Store as Shipping Slips to December

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The Nexus 5 is an extremely popular smartphone considering it comes in at only $349 right from the Google Play Store. Such a good deal means customers will jump all over it, and that’s exactly what happened as the 16GB Nexus 5 has been sold out for the better part of a week. Today things […]

Google Play Store on BlackBerry Rumors Put to Rest

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Over the past few days and this weekend rumors started floating around, as well as some pictures, reportedly showing proof that Google and its Android Play Store were headed to BlackBerry, which could potentially save the ailing company. The rumors went as far as to say the Google Play Store was coming to BlackBerry 10, […]

New Nexus 7 Sleeve Cases Hit Google Play For $29

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Since first being announced earlier this summer Google’s new Nexus 7 didn’t have a lot of official cases or accessories. Yes, they quickly made some flip cases available, but they weren’t cheap coming in at $50. Now users will have the option for a much more wallet-friendly protective sleeve. Today one more official accessory hit […]

Nexus 5 Availability Slips on Google Play

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In a similar fashion as the Nexus 4 last year, Google’s new Nexus 5 released just yesterday is already sold out from the Google Play Store. After just a few short hours of being listed and available online we quickly saw shipping times slip, and eventually the white 16GB went out of stock. Now less […]

Motorola Camera App Hits Google Play, Brings Updates Without Carriers

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This morning Motorola issued an update to the Moto X that is delivering some serious improvements to the camera, only we’ve seen this update before. Arriving for the Moto X on multiple carriers was a recent update, which included multiple camera fixes and improvements. Today though, following in Google’s footsteps, Motorola released the app and […]

Nexus 5 Orders Already Shipping Out

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This afternoon Google finally announced the new Nexus 5 smartphone running the all-new Android 4.4 KitKat. After months of rumors, leaks, and speculation surrounding the release date the device appeared in the Play Store and quickly started selling out. Google’s new Nexus 5 was rumored for an unveil today, but wouldn’t be available until tomorrow, […]

Nexus 5 Announcement Tipped to Arrive Today (Update)


With Google’s Nexus 5 smartphone and Android 4.4 KitKat still leaking by the hour, we’re getting another round of leaks and release details this evening. With the release date still up in the air, and a potential announcement coming soon, another round of images have appeared today. Courtesy of Twitter user @GavinPhelan12 we’re getting a […]

Google Play Store Changes Prepare For Nexus 5 Launch

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If the latest tips, reports, and suggestions are correct Google will be unveiling the new Nexus 5 smartphone and Android 4.4 KitKat sometime tomorrow, followed by a release in early November. We’ve heard November 1st multiple times, everything is lined up and ready to go, and today Google’s made some key changes to the Play […]

Google Play Store 4.4 Update Rolling Out Now, KitKat Up Next

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Over the past two or three weeks we’ve seen Google update every one of its major applications on Android. From YouTube, Gmail, Hangouts, Maps and more, and now the latest one is the Google Play Store. Last week we shared details regarding a brand new slightly redesigned Google Play Store, and today it’s officially hitting […]