Tag Archive: Play

Go play John Wick in VR before Chapter 2 hits theaters!

You’re going to want to keep your finger on the trigger for this one.

The original John Wick film surprised a lot of people by how deeply entertaining it turned out to be. It’s the perfect action film for this generation, and if the trailers are any indication the sequel is going to follow in its footsteps. As much fun as it will be to sit in the theater and watch John Wick do his thing, the  [Read More…]

Here’s how the Motorola Moto G5 Play compares against the Moto G4 Play

Motorola’s Moto G4’s budget smartphone lineup has been received extremely well by consumers everywhere. So it’s no wonder Motorola and Lenovo are looking to unveil the next-gen Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus during MWC 2017 in Barcelona next month. The Moto G5 Plus already leaked a while ago complete with images and a few

The Daydream part of the Play Store is about to get much bigger

The Daydream walled garden is changing for the better.

As promised when the hardware was made official, Google delivered well over 50 Daydream VR apps by the end of 2016. Each of these apps were from quality, hand-picked developers, quickly creating an environment of much higher quality than you’d experience shopping for Google Cardboard apps. Volume is still an important thing to achieve, especially when there are developers out there with VR ideas the people at Google  [Read More…]

Stop Google Play from adding icons to your home page [How-To]

If you are anything like me, you have your phone pages set just so. You know exactly where everything is and it is all just like you want it. Now, your friend suggests a new app or game and you go to install it. The next thing you know, you have a new tile on

How to clear your Google Play search history

We all have searches we’d rather forget.

We all go on app kicks that could skew our future search results. We may need to cover our tracks after searching for certain kinds of apps) on Google Play. We need to clean things up after our stupid friend/coworker/kid brother searches for apps on our phone as a joke. And when it comes to cleaning our Google Play search history, things are blissfully simple.

Open Google Play. Tap  [Read More…]

How to stop Google Play from automatically adding new icons to your home screen

App shortcuts are great, but can quickly overwhelm your home screens.

There’s nothing worse than getting overwhelmed on a new device, but thanks to one pesky setting in Google Play Store, while you’re installing all your apps on your new Android phone you might go into Google Play with an empty home screen and come out to find it completely covered with apps. It’s a bit annoying if you’re not the type to put every app you  [Read More…]

At $399, you better not dismiss the Moto Z Play

Why you should think about buying a Moto Z Play right now.

I’ve been a huge proponent of the Moto Z Play since its unveiling and subsequent release late last summer, largely because it is such a strong example of a mid-range phone that does almost everything right while incorporating trickle-down technology from its more-expensive flagship, the Moto Z.

Right now, the unlocked Moto Z Play is a cool $ 399 from Motorola and Amazon alike. The  [Read More…]

Republic Wireless rings up the Moto G4 Play for its latest smartphone

Republic Wireless this week begins offering the Motorola Moto G4 Play as part of its handset roster. Priced at $ 149, it’s an Android 6.0 Marshmallow smartphone with a 5-inch display. The Moto G4 Play draws strength from a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor with 2GB RAM. Internal storage capacity is 16GB but a microSD card

Google announces Top 20 finalists for Google Play Indie Games Contest

Shining a spotlight on some of the best indie games for Android!

Back in November, Google put out a call to indie game developers from 15 different European countries to submit their best game of 2016 for consideration in the Google Play Indie Games Contest.

After receiving nearly 1,000 entries, the field has been narrowed down to just 20 finalists. Most of these games are available to play from the Google Play Store, though a couple have  [Read More…]

Video: HTC U Ultra + U Play first impressions!

Just a week removed from the end of CES, we already have our first major Android launch of 2017 — from HTC. The Taiwanese company has just unveiled the HTC U Ultra and U Play — a pair of new phones pitched as “flagship” devices.

But while both pack the same impressive metal-and-glass construction, the Ultra is the handset you’ll want to get more excited about. It’s got top-tier internals, an upgraded version of the camera from the HTC  [Read More…]