Spring is in the air and Google wants you to remember that fact by holding another one of its sales focusing on game content. In this round, quite a number of premium games have slashed their normal prices to a range starting from $1 to just $4.
Samsung might often be in headlines when it comes to gadgets and devices, but the rest of its mobile ecosystem isn't faring as well as it hopes. A study done by Strategy Analytics shows that while Samsung's Galaxy smartphones are faring quite well, its users do not necessarily prefer its own apps and services.
As we recently learned, not all virus scanning apps are created equal. In this case we're talking about the Virus Shield app, which wasn't actually scanning anything. The app had been selling for $3.99 and while it was removed from the Play Store on April 6th, reports from Appbrain show it had been downloaded more than 30,000 times.
We've already heard word of an Android 4.4.3 update already in the works, but now we're seeing hints that the release might be coming soon. An app maintained by Google under its Education endeavor was just updated to add, among other things, support for Android 4.4.3.
Google Play Store worldwide downloads are now exceeding iOS App Store downloads by roughly 45 percent. But while downloads are higher in the Play Store, it seems the iOS App Store is generating more revenue. These details, amongst others, are coming by way of the latest App Annie Market Index report.
Our home entertainment systems and mobile devices are all converging in more ways than one. While gadgets like the Google Chromecast aim to bring the mobile platform to TVs via an addon, Philips is taking Android and putting it right in the very heart of its 8000 series of smart TVs.
Just when we were feeling a bit sorry for HTC after leaks have almost taken away all possible surprises for its upcoming smartphone, the company itself "leaks" out on its own. Now available on Google Play Store are two crucial pieces of HTC's software ecosystem, the BlinkFeed launcher and a rather mysterious Service Pack.
Google has just pushed out a silent update to Google Play Store both the Android app and the browser interface that brings a slightly new organization to games available in the store. These 18 new categories will hopefully make discovering new kinds of games a tad easier than before.
Google Play Games new feature set has been confirmed. The news, which slipped last night is now official. In this case we are looking at features more intended for the developer side, which touched on the Google Play Games SDK. Of course, while this is initially aimed at developers, it should also serve to give the average mobile game player some hints in terms of what will be coming.
Google has just started rolling out an update to the Play Store app on Android that, among other things, now offers more fine-grained control when making purchases. This change could very well be related to the class action suit that the company is now facing.