Tag Archive: Play


New Verizon customers can get the Moto Z Play Droid for $10/month

Are you considering moving to Verizon? If that’s the case, we have some good news those of you who are looking to do business with Big Red. The carrier is now welcoming newcomers with an exciting promotion for the Moto Z Play Droid. The Moto Z Play Droid might not be a top of the

The Google Play Store just made its app rating system more reliable

It happened to all of us at some point – positive reviews misleading us into downloading a lousy app from the Google Play Store. But Google wants to put a stop to developers boosting their apps’ rankings through such shady means. The tech giant has announced it is debuting a new technology that will help

Google Play Store receiving improved fraud and spam detection

Google wants to make the Play Store a bit safer when it comes to avoiding fraudulent material and spam.

Google has announced a few key changes for the Play Store that focus on cracking down on developers fraudulently promoting apps. The company is rolling out new detection and filtering tools, which should help it filter out attempts to manipulate the Play Store and its app rankings. The goal is to boost the integrity of the Play Store and its apps.

One example could  [Read More…]

Google is officially cracking down on Play Store fraud

Integrity is a loaded word, but it’s one that Google takes particularly seriously given the skeptics who have questioned the reliability of Android’s Play Store.

Google has announced that it’s rolling out improved detection and filtering systems to help rid the visibility of less-than-stellar applications in Android’s app marketplace. This includes apps from developers who may have attempted to manipulate the placement of their apps through illegitimate means such as fraudulent installs, fake reviews, and even incentivized  [Read More…]

Google offers $50 Play Store credit to apologize for late Pixel deliveries

Google’s new Pixel duo is currently shipping to customers who pre-ordered the devices. But some are luckier than others. While Pixel phones have made it to some, others are still waiting to get ahold of their devices. To make matters even more frustrating, Google has apparently misjudged demand for the two phones, so the estimated

Google Play Music: the Ultimate Guide

There is more music than you can imagine right at your fingertips.

There are plenty of different apps out there that deliver all the streaming music you’ll ever need. Not all music apps are created equal though, and Google Play Music manages to do a great job. It lets you stream music, buy new music, and even upload music from you personal collection so that they can be listened to no matter where you happen to  [Read More…]

How to share and review apps in Google Play

Google Play has a lot of app in the store… so how do you find the right ones?

Search can show you what you want if you’re specific enough — maybe — but most of our apps don’t come from search, they come from our friends, they come from strangers, they come from opinions. They come from our feedback others have left, which is why almost every app you’ve ever used has had one of those  [Read More…]

Moto G4 Play review: Under priced

If there’s one thing Motorola has been great at doing since the original Moto G, it’s creating a great phone for a very great price. Even under new Lenovo ownership, the same holds true for the Moto G4 Play. If you’re looking for a great valued, brand new smartphone under $ 200, you can’t go wrong with

Unlocked Moto Z Play starts selling in the US for $499

At IFA 2016 in Berlin a few months ago, Motorola announced the bran new Moto Z Play. And so far, the handset has been available exclusively from Verizon. But if you’re not into buying a phone that comes with an unlocked bootloader and pre-installed Verizon software, then you might be pleased to know that the

Google releases its Wallpaper and Pixel Launcher into the Play Store

Today Google appeared to be gearing up for the imminent release of the Pixel and Pixel XL by adding listings for the Pixel Launcher and Wallpapers into the Play Store. Google has made it a point in recent years to move whatever it can into the Play Store and out of the core OS so