The Google Play tree is growing bigger by the day, so it’s only apt that more features are introduced that can benefit both developers and users. After the introduction of in-app subscription back in May, which works for apps, magazines and other creative content, Google is taking things a step further by allowing developers to offer free trials for in-app subscription content.
If you are a Google TV user, you will soon be able to access TV shows, movies and music from the Google Play Store. The update started rolling out yesterday, so it’s possible you may already have it.
An application was released recently that uses a well known Google Play Store exploit to extract a user’s PIN. This can be very useful if you have forgotten your PIN, but unscrupulous types can also use this exploit to steal your PIN number.
If you’re still itching for more cheap stuff in the Google Play Store after the recent sale celebrating 25 billion app downloads, you’re in luck. Google has lowered the price of “Great Autumn Albums” to just $2.99
Since Rovio’s Angry Birds franchise makes $100 million a year it is worth looking at their mobile strategy, it is quite revealing. On Android, Angry Birds, Angry Birds Rio and Angry Birds Seasons are all free apps supported by ads while on iOS the same games all cost $0.99 to buy with no adverts, but with free limited versions available for people to try out. What does that tell us?
Digitizing books and indexing the contents thereof might seem like a good idea, if only to increase access to content. But when Google launched its Library project, a lot of publishers voiced dissent, saying Google was infringing on their intellectual property. Google has now settled the lawsuit, opening the door to the sale of more ebooks on Google Play.
Looking for a near-console quality basketball gaming experience? 2K Games’ NBA 2K13 has now arrived on Android. The newest version of the game is built on the NBA 2K engine and includes several improvements to the graphics and control mechanics.
Android is continuing to dominate the worldwide smartphone market. Google’s open approach with Android is often cited as a major reason for the platform’s success, but recent events beg the question of whether that openness is a double-edged sword.
With a four out of five star rating and more than 100,000 downloads, the “Fake iPhone 5 Launcher” app provides Android fans a little taste of Apple. Apart from its name, the recently new... “fake iPhone 5 launcher” is a real, fully functional app.
This bittersweet app offers adamant Fandroids the iOS 6 display on their Android devices without having to buy the iPhone 5.
The original Drift Mania Championship was a hit in the Google Play Store, and now the sequel is available. By including new cars, new courses and updated graphics, Drift Mania Championship 2 brings fans of the series more of everything they loved about the first game.