Late last week, Google Dialer surprised everyone with a lack of compatibility restrictions. Those on Marshmallow and up could install it on their non-Nexus devices, which was a pleasant surprise. Unfortunately, this was a mistake on Google’s part and has now been rectified.
The newest update to Google Dialer has restrictions set by the Play ... Read More »
Though it’s doubtful that many of you used it, the Sunrise calendar app was a solid and attractive calendar app for Android. Even better, it was simple and functional, and I’ve used it for a long time now. Unfortunately, it’s about to be shut down.
It’s been four years since Google officially released the family of Play apps, including different digital storefronts to get your hands on new games, movies, books, and more. The app icons have changed a bit through those years, but now Google is getting a bit more uniform in the next refresh.
We’re surprised this one took so long, but Google has finally released the stock calculator app on the Play Store for all to use. Many stock Google apps have been available on the Play Store for quite some time now, but it’s nice to see Google’s functional and quick calculator join the club.
Google seems to be hard at work rolling out and testing features to kick off the new year. This one is again centered around search on mobile and seems to be specific to searches made within the Google app.
You are no doubt accustomed to seeing apps appear with an install button within the Google ... Read More »
While there has been a section of the Play Store specifically for Android Wear-supported apps, it hasn’t always been easy figuring out if an app you’re looking at supports your favorite wearable. With the latest update rolling out to the Play Store, that changes.
You will now see an icon indicating Android Wear support in ... Read More »
The Play Store is soon getting a whole new look, and I’m really digging it. In a photo showing the evolution of the Play Store (or Android Market, as it was known in the early years) and how far the app has come, we can see how it’ll look come next major update. And of course, there ... Read More »
As time passes, manufacturers are uploading more and more system apps to the Play Store. This allows the apps to be updated independently of the device software, meaning fixes and new features can come faster instead of having to wait for the next big software update and carrier approval.