The YouTube app has long had an ambiguous “HD” button for videos. (We don’t know if HD means 720p or 1080p, but it’s very likely it was 720p). And there was no way to select anything else–just HD on or off. This changes with the latest update to the YouTube app
Now you can select between ... Read More »
Google just made it much easier to buy stuff from the Play Store while you’re on the go.
Google has launched a mobile web version of the Play Store, giving users a much more smartphone-friendly way to buy content and devices. As you ... Read More »
There are many ways to pay for your apps on the Play Store, if you live in the appropriate country that is. Here in the US, we have the option of using a bank card, gift card, or have it billed to our carrier statement. These features are available in many countries, but as of ... Read More »
The Gmail app for Android has broken a new record on the Play Store. It has reached a monumental 1 billion downloads, and is the first app on the Play Store to do so, not counting Google Play Services. That’s a pretty big deal. It shows just how many Android users are out there, especially ... Read More »
If you’re a fan of Star Wars (or visit social media at all), you know the significance of May 4th. May 4th is Star Wars day, and to celebrate, Google has put up a new page on the Play Store with some sales on Star Wars related apps, games, and books. Unfortunately, the movies are ... Read More »
When HTC announced the all new One (M8), it came along with a Google Play edition at the same time. The devices soon went on sale for all to buy. But when Samsung announced the Galaxy S5, there was no hint of a Google Play edition. The flagship has been on sale for a few ... Read More »
Pretty much everyone is jumping on the bokeh bandwagon. Camera phones may be impressive in some regards, but they just can’t produce that beautiful bokeh effect that comes from a large aperture lens on a high end camera. Naturally, that is. Of course, the solution is to try to replicate it! HTC, Google, Samsung and ... Read More »
Has the age of proprietary apps on the Play Store begun? We sure hope so, because Motorola has had a lot of success with this method of app distribution. Instead of waiting to release a full system update to a device to update a core app, Motorola started uploading core apps to the Play Store ... Read More »
If you’ve never played “The Walking Dead” by Telltale Games, you’re seriously missing out. And if you’ve never heard of it, you’re in for an amazing surprise. The universally-loved video game has finally come to Android after having been available on iOS and other non-mobile platforms.
This isn’t a game in the traditional sense, nor ... Read More »
If you’re anything like me, you love cool apps but have trouble finding them on your own. You rely on friends and acquaintances to share apps with you. And we all have that one friend who shares every app he really likes, and we thank him for that. But Google is introducing a better way ... Read More »