play store alternatives

Are you tired of the Google Play Store? Do you want to try out marketplaces out there? Well, you’ve come to the right place, as we’ve consolidated some of the best Play Store alternatives into a single list, but just how much content do they offer? Read on to find out.


According to Ovum, Android app downloads are poised to surpass those of iPhone apps this year for the very first time. It’s the result both of people becoming more comfortable with using and downloading mobile apps as well as the growth provided by GetJar, Amazon Appstore and other third-party app marketplaces. The research firm forecasted that Apple will have a hefty 6.1 billion downloads by year end but this won’t surpass the predicted 8.1 billion surge for Android apps. What’s more, by 2016 it seems that Android downloads will be a little less than double that of the iPhone: 21.8…


I’ve wrote about GetJar before, the app marketplace where every app is free to download. It seems that giving away free stuff works for them and they’ve ventured into giving away even more free stuff, which is of course great for us Android owners. GetJar Gold is a premium service that will offer free full versions of games like Age of Zombies and Fruit Ninja THD and apps like SwiftKey X and Splashtop Remote Desktop. These aren’t ad-supported versions you are getting here, no sir. These are apps that you will have to pay for if you download them elsewhere….

Free Game Picks of the Week

by 2 years ago

I grabbed myself a few free Android games a while back from GetJar and the Market recently, and all of them were quite excellent. Here’s a quick rundown of my thoughts on each of them Robotek HD This game is from the makers of Totemo and Everlands and offers a very rich tactical game for the low price of free. You play the last hope of mankind during a time when machines rule the world. Your goal is to defeat these mainframes one at a time, improving your own human-controlled mainframe’s abilities and skills along the way. Each battle, you…


Apps are what make Android great but sometimes they can get a bit expensive, especially when you’ve already spent quite a lot on your device. So what is an Android fan to do? Go for the free ones of course! Here are some tried and true ways to get free and cheap apps on your device.     1. Check out the free versions in the Android Market. Sometimes you hear or read about a great app and want to get it into your phone. More often than not, the developer has a free version of that app available together…