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Android Developers Must Now Get Ratings For Their Apps And Games

Android Developers Must Now Get Ratings For Their Apps And Games

By Chris Crum March 18, 2015

Google announced a couple of updates for Google Play, which will affect both developers and users. There’s a new content rating system as well as a new app review process. The content rating system is based on age, and applies …

Google May Have Just Killed Lyrics Sites Google May Have Just Killed Lyrics Sites

Over time, Google has been showing more and more content on search results pages, resulting in people having to click over to third-party websites for fewer and fewer things. Now, Google is showing song lyrics, in what should be considered …

Amazon Forced To Remove Appstore From Android Amazon Forced To Remove Appstore From Android

A few months ago, Amazon started including access to its Appstore in its main Android app, essentially enabling users to purchase Amazon apps (which would typically be used on the company’s Fire devices), and use them on Android devices. In …

Google Play Releases Its Best Of 2014 Lists Google Play Releases Its Best Of 2014 Lists

Earlier this week, we got a look at the top apps, movies, games, songs, etc. on iTunes. Today, its rival Google Play revealed its lists. These are packaged in a nice infographic: “It was a big year for entertainment, from …

You Can Now Pre-Order Movies On Google Play You Can Now Pre-Order Movies On Google Play

Google announced that you can now pre-order movie titles on Google Play. The company said in a Google+ update: Forget film release countdowns. Pre-order new movies like “+Gone Girl,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “+Maleficent,” “Maze Runner,” and more, then watch …

Google Launches Chromecast In Ireland Google Launches Chromecast In Ireland

Google’s Chromecast online video streaming device has become available in the Google Play Store in Ireland, according to various people who have spotted it for sale. This comes after Google launched Play Movies in that country a couple weeks ago. …

More On Making Money With Google Play More On Making Money With Google Play

If you thought Google was done posting videos from Google I/O sessions last week, think again. They’ve uploaded a new batch to YouTube about a variety of developer topics, mostly related to developing for Google’s various platforms. For those trying …

Google Releases Merge Records Documentary Google Releases Merge Records Documentary

Google – Google Play specifically – has released an exclusive documentary about Merge Records. It’s a free 24-minute look at 25 years of the label available on the Google Play channel. Here’s how Google describes it: Founded by Superchunk’s Mac …

How To Make Money On Google Play How To Make Money On Google Play

As you probably know, Google I/O was last week, and Google has uploaded tons of video from the event, including developer sessions on various topics. Over the weekend, the company posted a slew of them to YouTube, including discussions about …

Google Now To Start Reminding You About Your Bills Google Now To Start Reminding You About Your Bills

Google is reportedly adding bill pay reminders to Google Now, which will notify users about upcoming bills that are due, and how much they cost. Google reportedly gains this information from users’ Gmail accounts. Cult of Android reports: No configuration …

Google Play Gets PayPal Payments And More Google Play Gets PayPal Payments And More

Google announced the addition of PayPal support for Google Play in 12 countries as well expanded carrier billing and gift card availability. The company says sales of apps and games on Google Play are already up by over 300% versus …

Google Kills Currents, Sends Users To Google Play Google Kills Currents, Sends Users To Google Play

Google continues to shift its users of various news consumption products to different ones. Google famously killed Google Reader last year in a bold and controversial move (that many would probably still question) that sent users to various other RSS …

Moto G Gets A Google Play Edition Moto G Gets A Google Play Edition

Motorola was on a roll in 2013 with a line of super affordable smartphones that packed in some nifty features. The customizable Moto X is a steal at $399, and now Google is making the handset maker’s Moto G almost …

Google Play Services Upgraded To Version 4.1 Google Play Services Upgraded To Version 4.1
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New Android versions are always a cause for celebration as Google works some interesting new features into its mobile OS. Similarly, updates to Google Play Service should be met with the same kind of enthusiasm as Android app developers get …

Google Thinks These Android Apps Are Beautiful Google Thinks These Android Apps Are Beautiful
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Just last week, Google revealed what it felt were the best games available for Android devices. While games may make up a large portion of Android’s catalog of apps, they’re by no means the only apps available. For all the …

Android Game Developers Get Two New Tools Android Game Developers Get Two New Tools

Over the last few years, Android has proven to be quite the versatile gaming platform. Not only are people playing games on smartphone and tablets, but Android games can also be found on TVs thanks to micro-consoles like the Ouya …

LG G Pad 8.3 Comes To Google Play With Stock Android LG G Pad 8.3 Comes To Google Play With Stock Android

A while back, we were treated to an image on Google Play of a woman using what looked like an 8-inch tablet. At the time, we thought Google would be releasing an 8-inch tablet to go alongside the Nexus 7 …