Tag Archive: Play


Moto Z2 Play review: Midnight in the garden of good and sequel

The Moto Z2 Play is a great phone, but it’s not a great sequel.

The quick take

Motorola went iterative for its Moto Z Play sequel, announcing it just nine months after the original. It’s not a complete overhaul, and in two major ways is a downgrade, but it’s also one of the most well-rounded and enjoyable-to-use Android phones on the market.

The Good Excellent performance Beautifully made and well-designed Good battery life Commendable camera quality Moto  [Read More…]

Motorola announces the Moto Z2 Play and new Moto Mods

As a follow-up to the very popular Moto Z Play, Motorola today took the wraps off the Moto Z2 Play as well as some interesting Moto Mods. The Moto Z2 Play will follow it it’s predecessor’s footsteps of midtier mayhem by packing a 5.5″ 1080p display, 3000mAh battery, Snapdragon 626 processor, 3 or 4GB of […]

New Google Play Music subscribers now get a four-month trial

New customers can try out Google Play Music for free for 120 days.

Google typically offers a 90-day trial for customers looking to evaluate Google Play Music, but the company is now rolling out a four-month free trial for new subscribers. If you’re using another streaming service and are looking to make the switch to Play Music, you now have an addition 30 days to decide if you want to continue. Once the trial ends, you’ll have to shell  [Read More…]

New Google Play Music subscribers are now offered 4 months of free, unlimited service

There are a lot of different music services out there, most of which come with a subscription fee attached. In a bid to differentiate itself from the competition, Google is now offering a promo for Google Play Music that offers users four free months of unlimited service. Up until now, Google offered music fans a […]

Gifting on Google Play: What you need to know

I just want to send someone a gift card…and on Google Play, that just got a lot harder.

We’ve talked about how Google was missing the ability to gift content before, and there’s a little good news on that front: you can now gift books through Google Play. Now there’s a bit of bad news, too: you can’t buy Google Play gift cards on the Google Play app anymore. If you want to add credit to your Google Play  [Read More…]

Crazy Taxi Classic is currently free in the Google Play Store

Get the Dreamcast classic remastered for mobile — for free!

Sega wants you to get hyped for its latest entry in the Crazy Taxi franchise by reliving the glory of the original game for free. Save yourself $ 5 and snag this classic game today!

If you’re wondering what the catch is, Sega has loaded the free version of the game with ads. We’re talking a bunch of ads in all the menus. Fortunately, once you’re into  [Read More…]

Magikarp Jump is a decidedly more casual Pokemon game, now available in Google Play

The Pokémon you want, but without leaving the house.

Maybe you’re tired of walking playing Pokémon Go but still need to get a Pokémon fix — well, why not give the new Magikarp Jump game a try? This casual Pokémon-themed game is far less involved than Go but still kicks in with the nostalgia we crave. Announced earlier this week with a limited release, Magikarp Jump is now available in the U.S.  [Read More…]

Reminder! Play the sci-fi game, complete the survey, and see how you compare to other developers!

The Developer Economics survey is the most entertaining global developer survey, providing the dev community with knowledge, insights, and fun!

We are excited to announce that the Developer Economics Q3 2017 survey, run by our friends at VisionMobile, is currently underway! This is the thirteenth developer survey, focusing on tools, training and career development. Every year, more than 40,000 developers around the world participate in the survey, so it is a chance to be part of something  [Read More…]

You can now use Google Opinion Rewards to score Play Store credit in India, Singapore, and Turkey

Get Play Store credit by taking part in surveys.

Google Opinion Rewards is now live in India, Singapore, and Turkey, allowing customers from these markets to participate in surveys to get Play Store credit.

In the U.S., customers get up to $ 1 in credit for a survey, and in India the payout starts from ₹10. That’s what I received for the survey I completed, but the figure should change based on the survey.

The launch  [Read More…]

Fixing Play Music: How Google can improve its streaming music service

How can Google Play Music improve? Let us count the ways…

I’m not exaggerating when I say this: Google Play Music is the first app I use every morning and it is the last thing I see before I put my phone to sleep at night. And no, that’s not just because Google Play Music is my alarm clock. Music is what keeps me sane during chaotic work days, and it’s what cheers me up when life  [Read More…]