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Foxconn’s US expansion is now of public matter
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1.3 million Google accounts compromised by Gooligan Android bug
The bug comes out of apps from third-party app stores and its actions are hostile. Gooligan affects devices on Android Jelly Bean, KitKat and Lollipop.
November 30, 2016 1:57 pm
YouTube VR app prepped for primetime at the Play Store
Ready to Daydream with YouTube? Well, YouTube for virtual reality has to have the right look to it. And YouTube VR has that look.
November 9, 2016 8:13 pm
Win Google's latest and greatest Pixel XL
The new Google smartphone is a highly coveted item. You could get one for free if you win The Google Pixel XL Phone Giveaway, open right now to readers of Pocketnow.
Subscription promos are coming soon to Google Play apps to help devs better monetize their services
Android apps and services available in Google Play that require subscriptions could soon offer introductory promos in addition to free trials.
November 4, 2016 11:22 am
Delayed Pixel and Pixel XL deliveries direct from Google qualify for free Play Store credit
Did you order a Pixel or Pixel XL a while back from the Google Store and have yet to receive it? Expect free $50 credit with your delivery.
October 31, 2016 6:45 am
Android Wear 2.0 delayed, developer preview update allows watch-only apps
The developer preview program will continue for the next several months as new features are being added, like a few UI tweaks and a new store today.
September 29, 2016 3:23 pm
Stable Chrome OS now has Android apps
Developers have been working on Google Play Store access for the Acer Chromebook R11 and the ASUS Chromebook Flip. It's still in beta, but more available.
September 27, 2016 1:47 pm
“Wait for Wi-Fi” download queue feature in beta on Google Play Store
Supposedly, if you're on a cellular network, you can pile a line of apps to download later while on Wi-Fi. Simple enough for Google to test, right?
September 18, 2016 11:59 pm
Apple Music for Android finally ends beta tests to get proper release
Launched on iOS back in June 2015, and available on Android devices as a beta starting November, Apple Music finally makes its proper Google Play debut.
August 4, 2016 10:25 am
HTC Sense 8 Beta now opening up to all devices
HTC is expanding its closed Sense Home beta to all applicable users. It features plenty of the features HTC 10 users have gotten acquainted with.
July 31, 2016 11:08 pm
Bitly finally gets an Android app
The app, now in the Play Store, is pretty barebones at this point, even considering it as a version 1. And then you see what they (haven't) done on iOS.
July 7, 2016 1:05 pm
On average, five percent of people make in-app purchases
According to AppsFlyer, only about 5 percent of all users in the world buy stuff through apps on their phone. But when they do, they make it known.
July 3, 2016 10:46 pm
Google Play Store uninstall wizard helps you pick out which apps to dump
If your memory endowment has left you shuffling installs after uninstalls of apps you may or may not need right now, the Google Play Store can help you out.
June 1, 2016 12:07 pm
Samsung’s S Health is now keeping score with your friends
A major update to Samsung's health suite brings data exports, blood sugar readings and more excitement to your step counting.
May 27, 2016 1:33 pm
Monument Valley is an iOS and Windows (kinda) cash cow
One of the runaway hits in mobile gaming is getting most of its downloads from Android, most of its revenues from iOS, but what about Windows?
May 21, 2016 11:43 pm
Houzz wins Google Play Award for best app, Clash Royale named best Android game
The inaugural Google Play Awards ceremony just took place in Mountain View, and the list of winners is quite... eclectic.
May 20, 2016 6:02 am
Android apps on Chromebooks officially demoed
Android apps will be the hot new thing on Chromebooks this summer as Google officially opens up a million new Play Store apps.
May 19, 2016 3:18 pm
Family Library will soon let up to six people share paid Android apps
Finally following in the footsteps of the iOS App Store, Google Play will get Family Library sharing of paid Android apps by July.
May 19, 2016 10:35 am
Google rescinds launch of Android Pay in the UK
The Android Pay app was made available for a short time in the UK, but users found they couldn't put their cards on it. Well, there's a reason why.
May 17, 2016 4:13 pm
How the Google Play App Security Improvement Program is helping devs keep apps safe
Learn how automated scanning can help developers improve Google Play app security.
April 29, 2016 12:21 pm
Google Play begins labeling apps that contain ads
Google Play is now marking apps with advertising, letting users know what to expect.
April 28, 2016 1:40 pm
Google Play might soon bring ‘over a million apps and games’ to Chrome OS
How would you like to be able to easily run every Android app and game in the world on your Chrome OS machine? Google Play support seems to be incoming.
April 25, 2016 7:44 am
Play Store, App Store continue with download-revenue gap
The Google Play Store doubled the number of downloads that the iOS App Store got, but the App Store nearly doubled the revenue the Play Store had in Q1.
April 20, 2016 7:37 pm
Google Camera as seen on Android N preview now at Play Store
A small Google Camera update for Nexus phone owners not on the Android N Developer Preview. And good news for those off the Nexus train.
April 19, 2016 9:48 pm
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Microsoft’s 3D strategy suggests a lot about its mobile strategy
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