Tag Archive: Play


Award-winning abstract action game Impossible Road now available on Google Play

An obscenely difficult tilt Android game launched today called Impossible Road. Basically, you have to guide a ball called “The Vessel” down an infinite, winding track without falling off the edge. You get scored based on how many checkpoints you cross along the way, though it’s possible to skip them if you fall off the edge but land further down the track. It’s a lot harder than it sounds. Let’s just say if you’ve ever played  [Read More…]

Sony Lifelog app now available in Google Play for Xperia Z2, expanding to other Sony phones

Sony’s Lifelog application is now available in Google Play for the Xperia Z2, and will be coming soon to Xperia devices running Android 4.4.2.

The Lifelog application, and the Sony Smartband (available at Newegg) work in tandem to keep track of your movement, and capture your physical, social, and Internet activities right from your wrist.

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HTC One M8 Google Play edition unboxing and hands-on

Some of HTC’s custom software survives in the latest member of the GPe ranks

Behold, the HTC One M8 Google Play edition. Same M8, less HTC. Look, there’s not a lot here you haven’t already read in our comprehensive HTC One review. Same 5-inch display. Same loud speakers. Same tall but sleek form factor. The difference here is software.

And as has been the case with other GPe devices, things get a little interesting here. While  [Read More…]

Google Play Newsstand updated with new navigation tabs, combined ‘My Library’ section

Content sections now separated into individual tabs for easier reading

Our third Google app update of the day is Google Play Newsstand, and again we’re looking at light changes with a few new features that’ll grab the interest of those who regularly use the app. Content discovery is a big deal for an app like this, and the most notable interface change is a new set of tabs in the “Read now” section with quick access  [Read More…]

Xbox One SmartGlass Beta app available in Google Play

Keep up on the latest developments in this Xbox second-screen app

If you want that second-screen experience between your Xbox One and your Android phone, but also want to ride that bleeding edge known as beta, Microsoft has you covered.

They’s released a beta version of their Xbox One SmartGlass app into Google Play, allowing users a way to preview new features and provide feedback to the folks writing the code. We do have to wonder  [Read More…]

See all of your ratings and +1s in Google Play on the web

A new menu item is showing up for some users in the Play Store on the web, giving you a look at all of your +1 and comment activity in the store. This reflects a change that was added to the Play Store on Android back in December, letting you have a broad look at all of your Play Store engagement in one place.

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Select Nexus 7, Nexus 5 and Chromebook 11 cases are on sale in Google Play

Google has a slick 25-percent off sale on some Nexus (and a Chromebook) cases going on right now at Google Play.

We saw these go on sale back in January, but if you missed your chance to pick one up you have a second chance.

    

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Android camera app reportedly getting portrait and effects improvements through Play Store

To be updated independently of Android, gaining custom filter support

The Android camera app will soon be split off into the Google Play Store and is looking to get an update with a refreshed UI and new effects. Manufacturers have put a lot of effort into expanding the capabilities of their camera apps in recent years — just see the Duo Camera and its crazy effects in the HTC One M8 — and Google understandably wants  [Read More…]

Google Play gift cards expand to Mexico

If you happen to be needing to buy Google Play gift cards while out and about in Mexico, you now can. Available in quantities of 200, 300, and 400 pesos (that’s US$ 15.33-US$ 30.64), they’re due to be sold at the physical retail locations of OXXO, Sólo Sanborns, Liverpool, Blockbuster (which is still apparently a thing in Mexico), Office Depot, Chedraui, and OfficeMax.

Fuente: Google Play

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