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Textbooks Are Now Available On Google Play Textbooks Are Now Available On Google Play

During the big reveal of the new Nexus 7, Google also announced some of the updates coming to Android 4.3 and Google Play. One of the lesser talked about updates was that textbooks would be hitting Google Play soon. It …

Playing This Game Will Probably Destroy Your Phone Playing This Game Will Probably Destroy Your Phone

Would you throw your smartphone into the air? You would normally say no. Now, would you do it if it was a competition? Most of you would probably still say no, but one developer has something for those of you …

Google Integrates Its App Verification Tool Directly Into Google Play Google Integrates Its App Verification Tool Directly Into Google Play

Malware is a serious concern for mobile devices. Android devices are especially vulnerable thanks to the platform’s open nature. Now Google is making sure almost every Android device owner is adequately protected from malicious apps. Computer World reports that Google …

Google Music All Access Coming to iOS in ‘a Couple Weeks’ Google Music All Access Coming to iOS in ‘a Couple Weeks’

iOS users should expect Google Play Music All Access to arrive on their platform in the next couple of weeks. The news comes from Sundar Pichai, SVP Android, Chrome, and Apps at Google, who was speaking at the All Things …

Google Discusses Google Play SEO For First Time Google Discusses Google Play SEO For First Time
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Search Engine Optimization has changed a lot over the years, and with mobile ecosystems rising in prominence, there are things that need to be taken into consideration that simply didn’t exist when the industry first came into being. One of …

Is Google Working On A Nexus Q Successor? Is Google Working On A Nexus Q Successor?

Remember the Nexus Q? It was the media player that Google showed at I/O last year, and then disappeared from the market after shipping out the Q for free to those who pre-ordered it. Now it seems that Google is …

Dracula Is Already Using Google Music All Access to Make Night-Themed Playlists Dracula Is Already Using Google Music All Access to Make Night-Themed Playlists
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Yesterday, at the Google I/O conference, Google unveiled their long-rumored subscription music streaming service and opened it up to the public with a free 30-day trial. The service, called Google Play Music All Access, is poised to challenge the likes …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Google Play Game Services Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Google Play Game Services

During today’s Google I/O keynote, the company announced Google Play game services – a series of APIs that help developers add more features and value to their Android and iOS games. Much like Apple’s Game Center or Xbox Live, Google …

Google Music All Access Goes Live, Here’s What to Expect Google Music All Access Goes Live, Here’s What to Expect
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If you’re still looking to add a streaming music service to your collection of services (which, admittedly, could be pretty massive by now), Google wants to throw their hat in the ring. Today, Google launched Google Play Music All Access, …

Google Play Music All Access Launches Today at $9.99 Per Month [Google I/O] Google Play Music All Access Launches Today at $9.99 Per Month [Google I/O]

Today at the Google I/O conference, the company announced their long-rumored new steaming music service called Google Play Music All Access. It’s built on the concept of music discovery, with an “explore” section with personalized suggestions, featured content, and new …

Google Play Services Brings More Google APIs To Apps [Google I/O 2013] Google Play Services Brings More Google APIs To Apps [Google I/O 2013]

At Google I/O 2013, Hugo Barra, Product Management, Android announced an update to Google Play Services, a service that allows developers to integrate Google services, like Maps, into their third party apps. These updates bring more APIs to Google Play …

Google Gets A Gaming Backbone Google Gets A Gaming Backbone

Taking cues from Apple’s Game Center (which in turn likely took cues from Microsoft’s Xbox), Google appears to be adding a system-level gaming service to its Android operating system. Leaked late last week, the Google Play Games service, rumored to …

Nook Inks Deal With Google To Add Google Play To Its Nook HD Tablets Nook Inks Deal With Google To Add Google Play To Its Nook HD Tablets

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. The Wall Street Journal reports that Barnes & Noble has entered into a partnership with Google to bring the Google Play store to the company’s line of Nook HD and HD+ tablets. The …

Want To Update Your Android App Outside Of Google Play? Well, You Can’t Want To Update Your Android App Outside Of Google Play? Well, You Can’t
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Google Play is one of the best Android app distribution platforms around. It also has incredible reach what with it being installed on every Android device. Developers would be stupid not to be on Google Play, but some would prefer …

Google Wallet Will No Longer Violate Your Privacy Google Wallet Will No Longer Violate Your Privacy

It was revealed back in February that Google Play sent your personal details to developers whenever you bought their apps on the Play store. It caused a small outcry among the Android community, and Congress even got involved. Google is …

Facebook Home Tops 500K Installs, Over 50% 1-Star Reviews Facebook Home Tops 500K Installs, Over 50% 1-Star Reviews
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Facebook Home, Facebook’s Android homescreen takeover, has been available for just over a week. In that time, we’ve seen the app take on a barrage of negative reviews. But people are still downloading it and trying it out. As of …

Facebook Home Has 47% 1-Star Reviews in the Google Play Store Facebook Home Has 47% 1-Star Reviews in the Google Play Store

Well the reviews are in for Facebook’s OS-lite “app family” Android takeover, Home, and it’s not looking great – to say the least. Since hitting the Google Play store on Friday, nearly 4,000 users reviews have been logged (3.955). And …

Facebook Home Now Available to Download in the Google Play Store Facebook Home Now Available to Download in the Google Play Store
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Facebook Home, Facebook’s attempt to make your Android homescreen all about Facebook, is now live in the Google Play Store. As of right now, you can only download Facebook Home if you have one of these four Android devices: HTC …

Google Play Music Hits Five New Countries Google Play Music Hits Five New Countries
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Google announced this morning that Google Play Music is launching in five new European countries: Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg and Portugal. “Music first launched on Google Play in Europe in November 2012, and the fast rollout to more countries today …

Google Play Gets A Design Refresh Google Play Gets A Design Refresh

Google announced a new redesign for Google Play on Android smartphones and tablets. It starts rolling out today. Google says the design is “simple, clean and – most importantly – helps you find great entertainment, fast.” “The new design focuses …

Google Adds Knowledge Graph Info Into Movies You’re Watching Google Adds Knowledge Graph Info Into Movies You’re Watching
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Google has added a new feature to the Google Play Movies & TV app that lets you pause what you’re watching and figure out information about it without having to go search to find out what you’re looking for. Google …