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.
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.
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.
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.
We’re all well aware that iOS often gets apps first, despite Android being huge these days. It’s a shame, but it’s a fact of life. This was the case with Fallout Shelter, a mobile game by Bethesda Studios that was made to build hype for the upcoming game Fallout 4.
Are you a Halo fan? You’re in luck, because Microsoft has finally launched the Halo Channel app outside the Xbox and Windows platforms. The app features tons of video content, as well as news and various other things. And before we get into it, no, you won’t get the Halo games on your Android device.
One of the standard built-in apps is a clock, allowing smartphone owners to check the time, run timers, sometimes look at a world clock, and set alarms. But for anyone that may not be a fan of their built-in clock app, Google has an option.
Google recently launched its Clock app into the Play Store, adding ... Read More »