Tag Archive: Play


How to download and play music on the Huawei Watch 2

Whether you’re going to the gym or out on a run, being able to leave your phone at home is a huge convenience.

Audio controls are a huge convenience of Android Wear, allowing you to pause or skip tracks from apps like Spotify or Pocket Casts on your phone. But even more convenient is the ability to load music directly onto your smartwatch and listen to your favorite songs on the go, without needing your phone at all.

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Google Play: Everything you need to know!

How to get the most out of the Google Play Store

Google Play is the cornerstone of Google’s ecosystem of content and has become a critical part of Android. It reaches almost all of Android and through Play Services is capable of fixing many of Android’s problems, especially in regards to updates and security. Google Play also is a content library and ecosystem that is accessible on more platforms than almost any other.

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How to download and manage apps from the Google Play Store

How do I download and manage apps and games through the Google Play Store?

Whether this is your first smartphone or just your first using Android, there’s a lot to love here, and it all starts with finding some apps to fill that new phone (or tablet) with. Google Play is the app store that Google runs, and it’s also an important piece of Android’s security as it scans apps before and after they’re downloaded and monitors  [Read More…]

Today Weather: A must-have weather app that’s also a Google Play ‘Best of 2017’ winner

We want to share the excitement with you — Today Weather was chosen as one of Google’s ‘Best apps of 2017’!

Today Weather is a great weather app that puts the information you need to know right in front of you in a clear and easy-to-understand way. What makes Today Weather stand out are the vibrant colors and, in particular, the black background that seems to make everything pop.

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How to set parental controls on Google Play Store content

With the vast array of content in the Google Play Store it can often be difficult to find what you’re looking for with apps being buried deep in the various categories and you may find yourself wanting more control over what is displayed in each of those categories. Google makes it a pretty simple task to […]

Amazon’s Prime Video app for Android TV lands in the Play Store, but there’s a catch

It’s no secret that Amazon and Google have been at each other’s throats lately. Not so long ago Google blocked YouTube from the Amazon Echo Show (it restored access a few weeks later and then pulled it again) and Amazon stopped selling Google products, although this has changed as of late. Anyway, it seems the […]

Save on digital purchases with a $50 Google Play gift card for $45

This one doesn’t come around too often, so don’t miss out.

Amazon is offering $ 5 off Google Play gift cards of $ 50 or more when you enter promo code GOOGLE at checkout. This digital gift card will be emailed to you quickly after purchase.

The promo code is limited to 1 use per customer, but if you want to save more on your Google Play purchases, head over to Walmart where you can grab 10% off digital  [Read More…]

Movies purchased via Google Play have extra content in Movies Anywhere

Get ready for more behind-the-scenes and bloopers.

When Movies Anywhere launched this past October, it came as a true godsend for those with extensive digital libraries sprawled across multiple platforms. Being able to store and watch all your movies from Google Play, iTunes, Amazon, and Vudu in one location is still pretty magical, but it looks like there’s an extra benefit for titles purchased on Google Play Movies that we didn’t notice until now.

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Changes to Google Play Store will require apps to be optimized for newer Android versions

Android security depends on secure apps and Google has some big plans.

Google has made some significant announcements on its Android Developers Blog centering around some new policies developers will need to follow to continue publishing to the Play Store. Google says that starting in August 2018 all new apps submitted will need to target Android Oreo, and in November 2018 updates to existing apps will need to do the same. In addition, starting early in 2018 there will  [Read More…]

7 great Google Play Music holiday playlists to make the season even better

Is it really Christmas until the music starts?

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and you know what that means: break out the Christmas music!! There’s so much out there to listen to, but if you don’t have your own curated holiday mixtape, check out these public playlist on Google Play Music!

You gotta kick it off with the classics, and this aptly-named Holiday Party Playlist is a real “Now That’s What  [Read More…]