Google has just released a line of new cases accessories for its latest Nexus smartphone. Available now from its online store, users will have five colors to choose from the line up of Snap Cases for the Nexus 5.
The Force is strong with Google. Or at least that's what it would like us to believe. And to prove that, it has put up a selection of items on Google Play Store for a rather tempting discount in order to lure people into the Droid side.
As part of its efforts to move more and more of non-critical functionality to Google's app market system, Sony has published its Background defocus camera mode on Google Play Store. This will make it easier for the manufacturer to iterate over and push changes to the app as fast as it can.
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.