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Google Launches Update For Google Maps Android API Google Launches Update For Google Maps Android API
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Google announced that it is launching an update to the Google Maps Android API to include some highly requested features. For one, there are “more dynamic and flexible” user interface designs for large Android devices, using Android Fragments, and adding …

Google Play Is Now No Country for Anonymous Reviewers Google Play Is Now No Country for Anonymous Reviewers
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If you prefer to hide behind the veil of anonymity when posting reviews, Google Play is probably not the place for you anymore. In a move that will pretty much wipe Google Play of nameless, faceless feedback, Google is now …

Google Play Music Is About To Get Much Bigger In Europe Google Play Music Is About To Get Much Bigger In Europe
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Google has been slowly improving its music app since the move to Google Play earlier this year. Just last week, the search giant updated the app with gapless playback (for Jelly Bean) and other features that bring it up to …

Google+ Now Lets You Download Android Apps From The Stream Google+ Now Lets You Download Android Apps From The Stream
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As Google continues to unify its various products into a larger Google experience, yet another small, but notable feature has been spotted. You can now share apps from Google Play on Google+, and Google will automatically add an install button, …

Google Play Music Finally Gets Gapless Playback, Exclusive To Jelly Bean Google Play Music Finally Gets Gapless Playback, Exclusive To Jelly Bean

My Android device has become my music player of choice. It’s been great, but there’s one little problem – no gapless playback. It’s especially annoying after living five years with an iPod Nano that could handle gapless playback with no …

Google Developers Talk All About Google Play Developer Console Google Developers Talk All About Google Play Developer Console

Last week, Google announced that a big update to the Google Play Developer Console (demoed at Google I/O earlier this year) is now available to everyone. This makes it easier for developers to track the success of their apps by …

Google Play Developer Console Now Available To Everyone Google Play Developer Console Now Available To Everyone
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Google Play is slowly, but surely, growing into a powerhouse distribution platform for Android apps. By that, I mean more and more developers are bringing their previously iOS-exclusive content to the platform. Some of that success can be attributed to …

Android Developers Can Now Offer Free Trials For Subscriptions On Google Play Android Developers Can Now Offer Free Trials For Subscriptions On Google Play

Android developers are presented with a number of ways to monetize their content on the Google Play store. One of the more prominent methods is through the use of subscriptions. In essence, a player pays a monthly fee for a …

Google Play Movies & TV Coming to Google TV Google Play Movies & TV Coming to Google TV
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This week Google announced that some essential features of Google Play will be rolling out to Google TV. Though they have been conspicuously absent from Google TV until now, the Google Play app will be getting movies, TV shows, and …

Google TV Is Finally Getting Google Play Movies, TV Shows And Music Google TV Is Finally Getting Google Play Movies, TV Shows And Music
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Google announced today that Google Play Movies, TV shows, and Music are rolling out to Google TV over the course of the coming weeks. Users will be able to buy or rent content directly through the Google Play Store on …

Google Details Easy OAuth 2.0 Implementation In Google Play Google Details Easy OAuth 2.0 Implementation In Google Play

Did you see that Google Play has reached 25 billion downloads? Google attributes this to Google Play now rolling out to the majority of Android 2.2 and above enabled devices. For those developers taking advantage of Google Play’s continued momentum, …

Google Play Celebrates 25 Billion Downloads with Five-Day Sale Google Play Celebrates 25 Billion Downloads with Five-Day Sale
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Today is a milestone day for Google Play. According to the Android blog, Google’s app store has surpassed the 25 billion downloads mark. As of now, Google Play houses 675,000 apps and games. Google Play is a little behind Apple’s …

Google Play And YouTube Get Over 600 20th Century Fox Titles Google Play And YouTube Get Over 600 20th Century Fox Titles

Google announced today that Google Play and YouTube are getting over 600 titles from Twentieth Century Fox, for users to rent and/or purchase. “Today you can buy Fox’s new release Prometheus in HD, available three weeks ahead of the Blu-ray, …

Google Play Sponsors Free Wi-Fi Across the U.S. Google Play Sponsors Free Wi-Fi Across the U.S.

It’s not unheard-of for Google to give away free Wi-Fi access. For the past few years the company has offered complimentary Wi-Fi to travelers at airports during the holiday season. This week, Boingo Wireless announced that it will be enabling …

Grooveshark is Back For Android Devices Grooveshark is Back For Android Devices

Grooveshark, the streaming music platform, has finally had its app reinstated for Android platforms. The app, which is now available in the Google Play store, allows users to stream genre radio stations, make custom radio stations similar to Pandora, and …

Now You Can Get Google Play Gift Cards At The Store Now You Can Get Google Play Gift Cards At The Store
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Google now has Google Play gift cards that you can buy at GameStop, RadioShack or Target. They can be used to purchase music, TV shows, eBooks, apps, etc. They can also be used to purchase extra levels, add-on packs and …

Flipboard For Android Improves, Users Want A Bit More Flipboard For Android Improves, Users Want A Bit More

Flipboard launched (out of beta) in the Google Play Store in June, and quickly became a popular download. It’s received nearly 28,000 reviews in Google Play, and has an overall rating of 4 1/2 out of 5 stars. The app …

Lollapalooza: Google Gives Away 20 Free Songs From Performers Lollapalooza: Google Gives Away 20 Free Songs From Performers

Google is giving away 20 free songs from performers appearing at Lollapalooza. If you want free music from The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neon Indian, Sigur Rós, Dum Dum Girls, Afghan Whigs, or others, today’s your lucky day. Here’s the …

Google’s Nexus Q Is Apparently Really Popular Google’s Nexus Q Is Apparently Really Popular
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I didn’t really know what to make of the Nexus Q when Google first unveiled the orb at I/O. It definitely looks cool, but it also seems like every other streaming device. I’m apparently in the minority here as the …

Here’s How To Market Your App For Google Play Here’s How To Market Your App For Google Play
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Just because you didn’t attend Google I/O, you don’t have to miss out on some of the helpful education from Googlers. The company has posted a plethora of developer sessions online for you to watch any time you want. Even …

Russian Malware Sneaks Into App Store, Google Play Russian Malware Sneaks Into App Store, Google Play
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While critics often complain about the “walled garden” ecosystem of the iOS platform and its App Store, there’s one thing that’s hard to deny: iOS is about as secure as you could want it to be. While malware on the …