Tag Archive: Play


Lookout finds another malware app in Google Play

Security firm Lookout recently alerted Google when a new app containing malware was spotted in Google Play. The app in question was called “Black Jack Free” by developer, Entaamun Kamutneeta and was identified to be a part of the Acecard family of malware. Unlike many other malware apps out there, this app actually let the

Google I/O 2016 preview: Android N, Android VR, Project Chirp, Play Store on Chromebooks and more!

What to expect from the biggest Google conference ever.

It’s Google I/O time! The 2016 installment of Google’s annual developer conference kicks off Wednesday, May 18 in Mountain View, California with a two-hour opening keynote. With a new venue and the promise of announcements on the future of Android N, VR, Chrome OS and much more, it’s sure to be one of the highlights of the year in mobile tech.

With  [Read More…]

Grab the first new Stone Roses track in 21 years right now from Google Play

Influential British band, The Stone Roses, have released their first new music in 21 years, with All For One debuting after much recent speculation. Fans can now pick up the new track from the Google Play Store or listen in with a Play Music subscription.

The band’s iconic lemon logo has been spotted all over their home town of Manchester in recent times, leading to much hype that after all these years new music was finally  [Read More…]

Radiohead’s ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’ is now available on Google Play Music

Radiohead’s latest album, A Moon Shaped Pool, is now available on Google Play Music. The band’s first album in five years was released over the weekend, and you can purchase it from Google for $ 11.49, or listen as part of your Google Play Music All Access subscription.

In addition to Google Play, you can also get the album directly from Radiohead for $ 13, which you can download as a 320kps MP3, or a 16  [Read More…]

Disney platformer Castle of Illusion discounted to just 99 cents on Google Play

Disney fans, heads up: Castle of Illusion, an updated take on the Sega classic starring Mickey Mouse, is currently discounted to just 99 cents on Google Play. If you’re keeping track, that’s a massive drop from the game’s usual price of $ 9.99.

Throughout the game, you’ll take control of Mickey Mouse as you puzzle and platform your way through the Castle of Illusion in search of Minnie Mouse’s kidnapper Mizrabel. Here’s a look  [Read More…]

Play Store carrier billing is now live for Idea Cellular subscribers in India

Play Store carrier billing is now available for Idea Cellular subscribers in India. The carrier has partnered with Bango to enable Direct Carrier Billing through the service’s payment platform, giving its 182 million customers the ability to charge app, game, music, and movie purchases from the Play Store to their monthly phone bill.

Carrier billing is live for prepaid and postpaid customers. Prepaid users will see their balance getting deducted automatically upon purchase of digital content,  [Read More…]

Google Play Music celebrates Star Wars Day with a John Williams radio station

It’s May 4, known to many fans as “Star Wars Day,” and Google is celebrating with a new radio station in Google Play Music. The Galaxy of John Williams plays music from movies scored by John Williams, the legendary film composer, responsible for the music not only of Star Wars, the Harry Potter films, and many of the movies of Steven Spielberg.

Fans can also check out Google Play Music’s existing Star Wars radio station, Star  [Read More…]

Play Store carrier billing coming to India as Idea teams up with Google

India’s third-largest carrier Idea Cellular is all set to roll out Play Store carrier billing in the country. According to Gadgets 360, the carrier’s partnership with Google will be announced later this week.

In a statement shared to Gadgets 360, Google said:

We are in the process of adding direct carrier billing to Google Play in India on Idea Cellular so that people can more easily pay for their favourite content. We will have more news  [Read More…]

Nova Launcher: The best launcher in the Play Store. Period. (Review)

In the early days of home computing, if you wanted to access a program, you had to know how to speak your computer’s language. This language, or “code”, could be unique across multiple computer brands. You had to use a “command line” tool to talk to your computer. If you didn’t know how to speak

Fenix resolves Twitter issues, makes its return to Google Play

Popular third-party Twitter client Fenix has made a triumphant return to the Google Play Store after being pulled earlier this week. The app had run afoul of Twitter’s token limit, but it seems that those issues have been resolved.

From Fenix on Twitter:

Good news, everyone! Fenix is back on the Play Store! https://t.co/obl5TClTM5 pic.twitter.com/tC2axD959n

— Fenix (@fenix_app) April 28, 2016

Developer Matteo Villa has said that he worked  [Read More…]