Google Play's Newsstand Gets A Facelift

Google Improves The Newsstand

Google has been making improvements to some of the main parts of Google Play. Earlier this week the music app saw a sleeker look, now you can add Google Play Newsstand to the apps getting ...
Google Now Approach Improves Google Play

Google Now Approach Improves Google Play

Google Play has seen some updates across the board as far as what the service will suggest for users. Now that will be particularly shrug worthy, but it’s how Google Play comes to ...
Podcasts Could Be Heading To Google Play Music Next Week

Podcasts Could Be Heading To Google Play Music Next Week

Google Play Music will feature a section for podcasts; something the company is very late on implementing. It’s something that competitor Apple has had for years and Google Play ...
FTC Warns Android App Developers About Using SilverPush Ad Software

FTC Warns Android App Developers About Using SilverPush Ad Software

In the warnings to twelve Android app developers, the FTC told twelve developers that it was aware that their apps featured SilverPush. While the apps will request microphone permissions ...
Google Ending Play for Education

Google Ending Play for Education

Google’s Play Store had a version specifically geared towards education as a means to get Android tablets in schools. Two years later, the Google Play for Education is closing up, ...
Google Doing Away With "Free" Label On Apps With In-App Purchases In European Market

Google Doing Away With “Free” Label On Apps With In-App Purchases In European Market

With Amazon deciding to try its luck against the Federal Trade Commission on the subject of in-app purchases, Google is making steps to dodge similar bullets. The company will be removing ...
Swype Lands In The Google Play Store

Swype Lands In The Google Play Store

Swype finally hits the Google Play store for $0.99. Swype was typically seen as just the app to solve the problem of typing on smartphone screens—probably users with large fingers. ...
Burner

Ad Hoc Labs’ Burner Comes To Google Play

Do you have an Android OS-based smartphone and have a need for disposable phone numbers? Lucky for you Ad Hoc Labs will be bringing their app—originally native to the iPhone—to ...
NFL withdrawals? Check out Google Maps virtual stadium tour

NFL withdrawals? Check out Google Maps virtual stadium tour

Ever wanted to take a tour of your favorite NFL stadium without leaving the comforts of home? Now thanks to Google Maps you can do just that. Google recently announced that beginning ...
Google ready for the competitive world of retail?

Google ready for the competitive world of retail?

Blame it all on Apple. Since their jump into the world of retail followed by Microsoft, company execs at Google have now decided that in order to be equally competitive with their ...