Tag Archive: Paid


Would you pay a subscription to access lots of paid Google Play apps?

Would you rather pay one monthly fee to avoid paying for apps individually?

Enterprising developers tear through every line of code in Google apps looking for hints and hidden treasure maps that lead them to the next great feature on the horizon; it’s a bit like shaking your presents while you wait for Christmas to arrive. Over the last few months, rumors have been growing as more and more references to a mysterious “Play Pass” in Google Play Store  [Read More…]

Apps Sale review – the simple way to discover which paid apps have gone free & on sale

Everyone wants to save money, whether it’s on phone bills, clothes or simply apps and games. Android developers regularly put apps on sale, or even make them for free for a limited time, to attract more attention. But sometimes you won’t know an app has been discounted until it’s too late.

Fortunately, there are ways to find the latest apps and games on sale. You’ll simply need a monitor app like Apps Sale. You can get it from the Google  [Read More…]

Google One is replacing Drive for paid online storage

The service also comes with expert help, Play credits, and more.

Google I/O may be over, but that doesn’t mean Google-centric announcements stop. Today, the search giant announced that it’s upgrading its paid Drive storage plans under a new Google One moniker.

Similar to what you can get with Drive storage right now, Google One will allow users to buy additional space in the cloud for housing all of your files across Google Photos, Gmail, and Drive.  [Read More…]

Amazon awards gift cards to users who paid to remove Prime Exclusive Phones ads

Earlier this month, Amazon announced that it will no longer push lockscreen ads on its Prime Exclusive Phones and, as a result, would increase the price of the devices with $ 20. The company has been selling these products ever since 2016 and until recently owners could only get rid of these ads by paying a […]

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Google Play now gives away a paid app every week

Android has millions of free titles, but some paid titles need to be shared.

There are millions of free apps available on the Play Store, and many of them are pretty great. But there are also millions of paid apps that don’t always get the attention they deserve.

Now, Google wants to highlight a few of those paid titles by offering a free app or game of the week. The first one is Card Wars — Adventure  [Read More…]

Spotify may restrict major album releases to its paid subscribers

No word on which record companies would be a part of the deal.

And so it begins: The Financial Times reports that Spotify is looking to restrict major album releases from some of the major record labels as an incentive to lower its royalty fees.

The ploy is apparently in response to the company’s IPO ambitions—Spotify can’t make money off free listeners, and it needs to be making money to legitimize its place on the stock market.  [Read More…]

Gmail app adds Google Wallet money attachments so you can get paid faster

A sneakily great Gmail feature is coming from the web to Android.

You’ve been able to send and request money via Gmail for some time now — but curiously, the function was limited to the web. With the latest update to the Gmail app for Android, you now have the ability to make the same money transfers within the app, making it even easier to transfer money between friends and family.

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Spotify is testing a lossless Hi-Fi option as it hits 50 million paid subscribers

Spotify is about to launch the ‘ultimate music experience.’

Spotify announced back in September that it crossed 40 million paying customers, and it took the world’s largest streaming service just five and a half months to pick up an additional 10 million subscribers. In a tweet, Spotify revealed that it crossed 50 million paid subscribers. 2016 was a great year for streaming services in general, and Spotify is now looking to continue its momentum by testing a  [Read More…]

New T-Mobile deal will refund the sales tax paid on your new phone

Taxes really aren’t great, so T-Mobile wants to give you a refund on them.

T-Mobile simplifies its monthly plan billing by including taxes in its base price to keep things clean and consistent, and now it’s doing the same with its smartphone pricing. Starting February 1, when you buy a new phone from T-Mobile, it will refund you 11.2% of the price to cover even the highest sales tax you could pay the in the U.S.

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