The first day of February saw Samsung announce new content and ad-blocking APIs included within its stock Internet browser Android app, and a launch partner in the app Adblock Fast from developer Rocketship Apps. But just a couple of days later, Google pulled the app from the Play Store, leaving some to scratch their ... Read More »
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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 »
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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.
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Google has decided to update the look and function of the Google Wallet app, but instead of updating the old app, Google just made a new one. This new Google Wallet app can be downloaded separately and won’t overwrite your current one, so you’ll have to hit the source link to check it out.
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Google Street View has long been a staple of Google Maps, allowing you to explore an area as if you were there. It’s incredibly useful for looking for business, orienting yourself, getting a sense of parking in an area, or even just looking around for the heck of it. And now, Street View gets its ... Read More »
If you’ve been waiting for the Play Store to get an affiliate program, you’re in luck. It seems that Google is working on one with Performance Horizon Group, who’s supported Apple’s affiliate program since 2013.
When 9to5Google reached out to the company, it responded with a Google email address for the new Google Play affiliate ... Read More »
Angry Birds has gone through a lot of games, but surprisingly, they were all spinoffs of the original. Whether it was in space, in the tropics, or in the Star Wars universe, technically they were all versions of the first game. There hasn’t been a sequel to the popular game until now.
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Oftentimes, updates to apps are very minor. Bug fixes, little visual changes, nothing to write a changelog about. But thankfully, people keep a sharp eye out for the cool little visual changes that happen in some apps. The latest Play Store update to version 5.8 adds a cool new animation to the hamburger button.
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