According to a company spokesperson, the storage space-saving Instagram Lite Android app is still undergoing (public) testing in just one global market.
If you need to get a ride in one of over 600 cities where Uber operates, but own a basic Android phone with spotty connectivity, the Lite app is here.
Far from a popularity contest, the 2018 Google Play Awards were handed out to a mix of mainstream hits and obscure underdogs including BBC Earth: Life in VR and Episode by Pocket Gems.
Look for a new, redesigned Spotify app for iOS and Android in the "coming weeks", providing free access to select on-demand playlists, as well as a more personalized music streaming experience through and through.
If you need an extra-small, lightning fast, privacy-focused new way to surf the web on your Android device, you could try to give Amazon's new "Internet" app a chance.
Huawei and Honor phone users looking for a "family-friendly app store specifically designed" for them should look no further. Say hello to the global AppGallery.
Previously available only on Android devices, the AI-powered Google Lens object recognition tool is now rolling out to both iPhone and iPad users as a neat Google Photos extension.
Previewed early last month, the Google Pay Android app is now available as a free Play Store download in lieu of the old Android Pay digital wallet service.
Google Play Protect, machine learning techniques and an overall increased commitment to security made Android's main app store a more trusted and safer place in 2017 than ever before.
The only mobile app you'll need to follow the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics action is available from Samsung as a free Google Play or iOS App Store download.
Android app security and performance will be a big focus for Google over the next couple of years, as proven by recently announced Play Store policy revisions.
Google has a bunch of lightweight new Android apps designed primarily for smartphone users in India. Also, a special JioPhone version of Google Assistant.
Google Play's US Best of 2017 lists include Super Mario Run in the lead in the new game category, and Photo Editor as the year's most popular new app.
You can get a number of "premium" Android games at up to 80 percent off from Google Play, as well as free Play Music and heavily discounted books.
In theory, Netflix now supports Android Oreo's Picture-in-Picture functionality for enhanced mobile multitasking. In practice, you can't use it yet.
With the latest version of WhatsApp for Android, iOS and Windows Phone, it's possible to delete embarrassing messages within seven minutes of their sending.
If you want to discover lesser-known high-quality mobile apps and games, as well as remember the heavyweights, check out the new Android Excellence lists.
The previously education-focused HP Chromebook x360 11 G1 EE and ultra-low-cost Asus Chromebook Flip C101 are widely available stateside now.
Why would anyone want to voluntarily give up precious screen real estate on their Android devices? To spoof the iPhone X, of course.
Instead of trying to adapt the NFC-only Android Pay platform to the rigors of the Indian market, Google has released a brand new payments app called Tez.
Voice typing is closer and closer to becoming truly ubiquitous on various Google products, including search and the Gboard Android app.
PayPal just made it easier for IM and video chat addicts to exchange money on mobile devices with direct Skype Android and iOS app integration.
The already intuitive and versatile Google feed in the search giant's Android and iOS app is getting a major update focused on personalization.