Tag Archive: Play


Turn any song into a yule log with Google Play Music’s Chromecast Fireplace Visualizer

Chromecasts roasting with an open fire… Android nipping at your nose…

It’s winter. It’s Christmas. It’s cold. We all just want to curl up by the fire, roast a few marshmallows, and pass out listening to good music. Well, the Google Play Music Chromecast Fireplace Visualizer can’t roast the marshmallows, but we have broilers for that. Want to get these lovely flames on your Chromecast? Here’s how it’s done.

Open Google Play Music on a  [Read More…]

Amazon India starts discounting the Moto G4, G4 Plus, and G4 Play

The Moto G series gets month-long price cuts.

Amazon India is offering a ₹1,000 discount on the Moto G4 Plus, bringing the phone down to ₹13,999. The Moto G4 is also seeing its price cut by ₹2,000, and is now available for ₹10,499.

Here are all the phones on sale:

Moto G4 – 2GB RAM/16GB storage – ₹10,499 – ₹2,000 off Moto G4 – 3GB RAM/32GB storage – ₹11,999 – ₹2,000 off Moto G4 Plus  [Read More…]

Nova Launcher Prime is once again down to just $0.99 on the Play Store

Grab Nova Launcher Prime for just 99 cents.

Nova Launcher is one of the most customizable third-party launchers available for Android, and the premium version is now on sale for just $ 0.99 on the Play Store, a massive $ 4.00 discount.

The launcher picked up a huge update to version 5.0 last week, introducing several features from the Pixel Launcher — tinted dock, pull-up app drawer, and the new search widget. The app also  [Read More…]

GBoard is finally official via the Google Play Store

The wait is over. GBoard is now available as an update to Google Keyboard on the Google Play Store. Google has long had a keyboard on offer for iOS devices, GBoard, which has some cool tricks and features that were embedded in the keyboard itself. Android users were curious when this keyboard would finally make its

Google adds 4K movies to Play Store

The wait for 4K media on the Play Store is finally over! Earlier today, Google announced that it has begun offering a selection of 4K Ultra HD movies on the Google Play Store> Google says that all the 4K content will be using their proprietary encoding format, VP9, for the highest quality video viewing experience.

Pandora makes a play for Spotify with upcoming Pandora Premium

Music streaming service Pandora has unveiled its latest offering, an ad-free, an all-you-can-stream plan. Called Pandora Premium, it’s a $ 10 per month option which taps into millions of tracks. If you thought Pandora already had a commercial-free option, you’re right. Pandora launched Pandora Plus, a $ 4.99 plan back in September. So what’s the difference? As it

Goolge adds 4K movies to Play Store

The wait for 4K media on the Play Store is finally over! Earlier today, Google announced that it has begun offering a selection of 4K Ultra HD movies on the Google Play Store> Google says that all the 4K content will be using their proprietary encoding format, VP9, for the highest quality video viewing experience.

How to play Google Cardboard games in Daydream

How do I enjoy Cardboard apps on Daydream?

When it comes to phone based VR, Google has now delivered two awesome ways to experience things with Google Cardboard, and the new Google Daydream. If you’ve been enjoying Daydream, you might be wondering if there is a way to enjoy your favorite Cardboard experiences with the new Daydream View. Have no fear, it’s quite easy to play your old favorites, and we’ve got all the details for  [Read More…]

You can now play classic games like Pac-Man inside Facebook Messenger

Get your game on with Facebook Messenger.

Facebook has been steadily adding app support to its Messenger app for a few years now, and today the social media company announced it’s adding Instant Games as a new feature within the popular Messenger app. Rolling out to 30 countries starting today, the update adds a new game controller icon to the chat window, which allows anyone to challenge their friends — individually or in a group chat  [Read More…]

Google Play doing even more to remove fake reviews and ratings

Fighting dishonest app reviews is a never-ending battle.

Google is constantly taking steps to combat a flood of fake reviews and ratings in the Play Store, and today reminded us of everything it’s doing to fix the problem. Building on its previously announced initiative of fighting fraudulent app installs, Google is also now even more confident it can identify and remove fake reviews for apps automatically without the help of developers.

From the Android Developers  [Read More…]