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Google Play Movies & TV gets streaming service integration and watchlist

There’s also a tool to help you find something new to watch.

Google Play Movies & TV has long been Google’s answer to Apple’s iTunes for renting/selling movies and TV shows, but today it’s being taken a step further and being transformed into a service that helps you find the perfect content to watch no matter what platform it’s on.

Upon opening the updated Play Movies & TV app, you’ll see a new section at the top  [Read More…]

Google Play Instant lets you test drive games without downloading

Google Play Instant Games allows you to try playable games without downloading! Click here to find out how it works.

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PUBG Mobile (finally!) hits the Play Store in the US

PUBG Mobile (from TenCent games) is finally available on Android! It may be region locked at the moment, but roll-out is expected to be quick. Download today!

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Google Play Instant allows you to play games before downloading them

Available first for Words With Friends 2, Clash Royale, and others.

The Google Play Store is home to millions of mobile games, and while a lot of them are truly excellent, there are also quite a few that aren’t even worth the time of day. To help you better decide which games are downloading and which aren’t, Google is launching Play Instant on the Play Store.

Using the Android Instant Apps technology that was announced back at  [Read More…]

Subway Surfers is the first game to hit 1 billion downloads on the Play Store

The game still has 20 million daily players.

Endless running games are a dime-a-dozen nowadays, but one of the oldest and most iconic is Subway Surfers. Subway Surfers was first released on the Google Play Store in May of 2012, and on March 15, 2018, developers SYBO and Kiloo announced that it’s the first game to cross 1 billion downloads on the Play Store.

Per Jacob Møller, CEO of Killo –

We are thrilled to be the  [Read More…]

Fortnite Battle Royale is coming to Android! (and bringing cross-platform play with it)

Though it didn’t announce a specific timetable for release, Epic’s Fortnite Twitter account confirmed that its wildly popular PUBG-style Battle Royale game would be making its way to mobile platforms in the coming days. While iOS users were invited to sign up for a beta test on Monday (that is, March 12th), Epic would only […]

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Google releases its 2017 Android security year in review, showing Play Protect has huge impact

How Android got safer and more secure in 2017.

With a platform as massive and amazingly varied as Android, security is of utmost importance. Google works tirelessly to keep Android and Google Play a safe as possible, and in the first quarter of the year it releases an annual report on how it did — today, we get to see how Android security stood throughout 2017.

The big improvement to Android security in 2017 was the launch  [Read More…]

Bury Me, My Love selected as the top game at Google Play Indie Games contest

It’s a text messaging adventure game that tells the story of a Syrian migrant trying to get to Europe.

Download: Bury Me, My Love ($ 2.99)

The Google Play Indie Games Contest wrapped up this week with Bury Me, My Love chosen as the big winner. Developed by a team based in France, the game is a slow-burning “reality-inspired game” that tells the fictional story of Syrian refugee Nour and her husband Majd and their communication through  [Read More…]

Facebook Messenger Kids comes to Android via Google Play

Available now on the Play Store.

Last December, Facebook was met with a fair bit of controversy surrounding the release of its Messenger Kids app. Messenger Kids is a tweaked version of the company’s Messenger app that’s designed to be used by kids that are 13 years-old and younger, and after coming to Amazon’s Fire tablets in January, the app is now available for all Android phones and tablets via the Google Play Store.

Children can use  [Read More…]

How to (and why you should) leave reviews on the Google Play Store

Reminder: leaving an app store review is one of the easiest ways to support your favorite app developers.

When you write a review in the Google Play Store, keep in mind that you’re writing for three separate audiences — the app developer, other Android users, and Google Play itself.

While every app developer would love to just receive an endless stream of 5-star reviews, they should also value feedback such as what you liked and didn’t like  [Read More…]