Google Play Services 5.0 is beginning to roll out, bringing several new features including changes to Play Game services.
In the two years that Google Play has been around it has managed to grow dramatically, becoming the biggest business for the company after advertising.
For what is likely a limited time, several Sonic games are now listed for just $.99 through Google Play.
In a antitrust complaint filed with the European Commission, Aptoide, a Portuguese company that runs a marketplace for mobile applications, claims that Google is abusing its dominant position in the smartphone market to push users away from app stores that rival its own, Google Play.
Google Play is rolling out a new update, which brings simplified permissions with it.
while iOS apps had more fake reviews than those on Android, it was the Android apps that were actually the “worst” offenders, as determined by Apptentive with their “Reviewer Quality” Score. When it came to the 100 apps with the absolute worst Reviewer Quality, 80% of them were on Android.
In this week’s Google Play Weekly, we talk about lots of things Google did, how root apps have some troubles ahead, and 5 more Android apps you can’t miss!
Customization is one of the stronger points of Android. With a multitude of tweaks in UI and functionality, the platform enables users to incorporate more of their personality and needs into their devices, compared with, say, iOS. While for some, customization is skin-deep — like themes, wallpapers and graphics — others take rooting their devices as an avenue to do even more drastic customizations. But even supposedly skin-deep customizations might require root. For instance, changing icon packs in stock launchers might sound mundane, but in most cases would require root. If you wanted to change icons, you could either switch…
Google Play is making some changes to its payment support system, including adding Paypal integration for 12 countries.
Weather apps and widgets are aplenty, but a new app release from LevelUp Studios called Bright Weather promises to make your day with a balance of style and functionality. Bright Weather mixes stunning photography with minimalistic graphics in balancing information and functionality for checking out the weather. True enough, while anyone can simply look out the window to check out the current weather conditions, weather apps like Bright Weather offer a few functionalities that can help you plan your day or week, including location-based weather alerts, weekend weather forecasts and hourly weather and temperature forecasts. Bright Weather also comes with smart…