Tag Archive: Play

Google puts ‘stock’ email app in Google Play for select devices

Google clearly likes to break things out of Android and put them onto Google Play. We’ve seen it before, more than once, even, and tonight we’re seeing it done again with the “stock” email app (quotes intended).

Cyanogen Theme Showcase launches on Google Play

If you’re a Cyanogenmod aficionado and also a fan of getting your theme on, then take note. The new Cyanogen Theme Showcase app has launched on Google Play to help make your customizing even easier. The new app acts as a portal to link CyanogenMod themes on Google Play with the CM’s own Theme switcher.

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Facebook launches Snapchat-competitor Slingshot into Google Play

Facebook is no stranger to social media, so it should be of little surprise to see them taking on Snapchat in their latest release dubbed Slingshot. Slingshot is a photo sharing app, but instead of just expiring photos, users send one photo to a contact, but the recipient cannot see the image until one gets sent in return.

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Facebook’s Snapchat competitor, Slingshot, lands in the Play Store


Facebook have developed a Snapchat like app called Slingshot after its failed attempts to purchase the App. Slingshot has now hit the Google Play Store for free allowing users to take photos and record videos to share with friends.

The way Slingshot works is that a friend needs to sling content back to you before they are able to see the original shared media. If  [Read More…]

Cyanogen Theme Showcase launches on the Google Play Store


If you like to theme your device then the new Cyanogen Theme Showcase app may be of interest to you as it’s now launched in the Google Play Store.

The app acts as a portal to access Cyanogemod themes on Google Play to the theme switcher included in the CM ROM.

Developers are being encouraged to submit their creations into the app and it supports  [Read More…]

O2 adds carrier billing option for UK Play Store

After rolling out a carrier billing service for all purchases made on Samsung’s app store earlier this month, UK carrier O2 has announced that it is bringing the service to the Play Store.

How to add, buy and read a book from Google Play Books

Google Play Books can make any Android device a great eReader, but how do you use it?

Sure, Kindles and Nooks have (relatively) long been forces to reckon with in the digital book arena, but Google Play Books allows you to enjoy your favorite page turners on so many more Android devices.

But how to get started? How do you buy and add books to your library? How do you even go about reading  [Read More…]

‘Google Play Fitness’ information continues to trickle out

Remember that rumor that surfaced last week that claimed that Google is prepping a new service to help you track your fitness? The program is expected to debut later this month at Google I/O, but it looks like we won’t have to wait that long to get more details.

A new report out of Android Police says that the fitness-focused offering will likely be known as “Google Play Fitness,” which would make sense considering that Android’s also got “Google Play Services”  [Read More…]

AT&T giving out $50 on Google Play with new lines of service

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AT&T cooked up a pretty nice offer for those of you thinking of switching to the AT&T network or opening up a new line of service with the said carrier.

All you have to do is buy an Android device, smartphone or tablet, and you’ll get $ 50 of Google Play credit that you can spend on whatever you want. We don’t see a  [Read More…]

Watch your Google Play movies and TV shows offline on your Chromebook

As promised in May, owners of Chromebooks can now view any movies or television shows they have rented or purchased from Google Play offline for the first time.