Tag Archive: Play


Google Play Store shrunk down app size by up to 65%, so you can install more on your device

You’ve might have noticed there’s a trend of Lite apps for Android devices. In recent times, a handful of major apps have released stripped-down, barebones alternatives to their original apps. These Lite versions allow users to save space on your phone because they weight next to nothing. They are also a lot faster to download.

At the same time, Google is also striving to cut the size of regular apps, in order to allow users to keep more on their  [Read More…]

The best cases for the Moto Z3 Play

Have you just acquired a new Moto Z3 Play or are you planning to get one? Well, then maybe you should also consider getting a case that offers comprehensive protection for your device.

You have plenty of options when it comes to getting a case for your Moto Z3 Play. This way you will ensure the phone’s big screen won’t get scratched, as well as keep the back of the device protected and clean. Plus, with a good case, the  [Read More…]

Honor Play hands-on: A gaming phone for the masses

The Honor Play brings the Kirin 970 to the $ 300 price point.

Honor is now the fifth-largest handset manufacturer in India, and the brand is continuing to build momentum in the country with its latest product. The Honor Play is the third phone Honor has launched in the country over the last three months, and it’s clear that the Chinese manufacturer is going after Xiaomi’s Mi A2, which is slated to launch in the country later  [Read More…]

T-Mobile announces Moto E5 Plus and E5 Play

Announced back in April, the Moto E5 Plus and Moto E5 Play are now available for purchase at T-Mobile.

Both are budget-oriented devices, but the Moto E5 Plus is the more advanced in terms of specs. The phone features a 6-inch HD+ display with tall 18:9 aspect ratio and 1440 x 720 resolution. Powered by a Snapdragon 435, the E5 Plus also takes advantage of 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.

In the photography department, the Moto E5  [Read More…]

The Google Play Store puts a ban on cryptocurrency apps, along with many others

Google has started banning any apps that have anything to do with the process of cryptocurrency mining from the Play Store. The search giant regularly updates it policies regarding which apps are allowed in the Store.

This week Google changed the guidelines yet again. This can be seen in the July update to Google’s Developer Policy Center. The decision appears to be an extension of a previous ruling. This saw all extensions associated with cryptocurrency mining removed from the Chrome  [Read More…]

Pokémon Go vs. Ghostbusters World: Which should you play this fall?

Pick your favorite franchise and go crazy

With the release of Ghostbuster World just around the corner, you may be wondering what game you should devote your time to Pokémon Go or Ghostbusters World, after all, there is only so much outdoor video gaming you can do in a day isn’t there? Having played an early build of Ghostbusters at Comic-Con this week we thought we would take the time to lay out the similarities and differences  [Read More…]

The Google Play Store puts a ban on cryptocurrency apps, along with many others

Google has started banning any apps that have anything to do with the process of cryptocurrency mining from the Play Store. The search giant regularly updates it policies regarding which apps are allowed in the Store.

This week Google changed the guidelines yet again. This can be seen in the July update to Google’s Developer Policy Center. The decision appears to be an extension of a previous ruling. This saw all extensions associated with cryptocurrency mining removed from the Chrome  [Read More…]

Huawei phone owners can no longer download VLC from the Google Play Store

VideoLAN, the developer of popular VLC media player, has recently taken the drastic measure of preventing Huawei phones from acessing its app from the Google Play Store.

VideoLAN says it has taken this step due to the way Huawei phones handle background apps. The maker of VLC explains that Huawei software will prevent any apps from running in the background unless there are its own. This, in turn, hurts the overall VLC experience on mobile.

PSA: @HuaweiMobile phones  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile’s summer sale offers 20% discounts on the Galaxy S9, Moto G6 Play and more

While most US customers are signed up with one of the big carrier names in the country like Verizon, there are many more choices available to American phone customers looking for a bargain.

Known as MVNOs (mobile virtual network operators), these low-cost carriers lease wireless telephone and data service from major carriers.

One of the better-known MVNOs is Boost Mobile, which piggybacks on Sprint’s network to deliver lower prices. If you’re looking for an affordable smartphone and service, you should  [Read More…]

Moto G6 Play review: The budget battery king strikes again

The Moto G no longer sits in a vacuum, but the G6 Play is still a great option for just $ 200.

There’s no name more recognizable in the budget smartphone category than “Moto G.” Since its launch, the Moto G series has consistently been Motorola’s best-selling product line, taking people aback with great performance at a low price.

When Motorola launched the Moto G4 a couple of years ago, it segmented the series into three sub-brands;  [Read More…]