Tag Archive: Play


Google News to be revamped with elements from Play Newsstand and YouTube

The new app may be announced at I/O next week.

Amidst all of the Android P talk at Google I/O next week, one topic that’s said to come up is Google News.

Google News works fine in its current state, but Google’s apparently working on a massive overhaul that’ll incorporate parts of YouTube and Play Newsstand.

AdAge says it’s spoken to people familiar with these plans, with one publishing executive who’s aware of the Google News revamp  [Read More…]

Eight of the best word games you can play to boost your vocabulary

Have a few moments to spare? Then why don’t you try one of these fun word games. On top of being challenging, they will also help you expand your vocabulary.

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Huge in Brazil, but will it play in Peoria? [#acpodcast]

With Daniel Bader on a secret mission, Russell Holly steps in as guest host to chat about the week’s news with Andrew Martonik and Jerry Hildenbrand. Motorola has sold over 70 million Moto G devices since 2013, and their phones are omnipresent in Brazil. Now they’re looking to expand their growth around the globe.

The fun doesn’t stop there! Development of eSIM technology has been halted because Verizon and AT&T can’t get along. Amazon has announced the Echo  [Read More…]

3 things we need to see from Google Play Music at Google I/O

Changes are coming to Google Play Music at this year’s Google I/O, and here’s our wishlist.

Google I/O is less than two weeks away, and while there are a great many Google products and services hopefully seeing some big updates during the coveted keynote, few services are expected to see as drastic and possibly game-changing updates as Google Play Music. Google Play Music could see a lot of changes — or even complete replacement — on May  [Read More…]

What to play after you beat God of War

It’s time to let Kratos rest. Keep the action going with these other awesome games.

If you’ve just finished playing God of War, then you may very well have conquered 2018’s game of the year. While that’s not a total foregone conclusion just yet, it’s safe to say that the game will at least be in contention. Don’t believe us? Take a look for yourself:

Told ya so. Once you’ve come down from the high  [Read More…]

YouTube Remix will reportedly kill Google Play Music

The arrival of YouTube Remix (or revamped YouTube Music) later this year might mean we’ll have to say goodbye to Google Play Music.

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YouTube Remix may usher in the demise of Google Play Music

Back in December, we heard that YouTube was working on its own streaming music option. At the time, the team had already secured a deal with at least one major label, and the report indicated that they were working on securing the other labels as well. There were some questions regarding the future of Google Play Music, since it didn’t seem likely that Google would need two streaming music services out there.

Now Droid-Life has a report that aims to shed  [Read More…]

Google Play Music might be killed off this year in favor of YouTube Remix

Users are said to be forced off Play Music by the end of the year.

Right now, the state of Google’s music streaming services is a bit of a mess. Google Play Music is the company’s most notable player, but you can also listen to tunes and watch music videos via YouTube Red. If you’re on mobile, you can separately download the YouTube Music app that also comes with a Play Music/YouTube Red subscription. This jumble of services isn’t  [Read More…]

Moto E5 Play vs. Moto E4: Should you upgrade?

Last week, Motorola refreshed its wildly popular Moto G and Moto E series, among which is the new Moto E5 Play — an ultra-low-cost device targeted at prepaid customers who don’t want to spend much more than $ 100.

Everyone’s heard the old adage “you get what you pay for,” and a few years ago that might’ve been true to some extent with inexpensive phones. These days, though, you can get a lot of bang for just a little  [Read More…]

These are the best Android apps of 2018 nominated for a Google Play Award

Check out the apps Google thinks are the best available today.

There are millions of great apps on the Google Play Store, so it can be tough for apps to get noticed and pick up the traction they deserve. That’s one of the reasons why Google runs a yearly “Google Play Award” system, where it picks a couple dozen apps to highlight for outstanding design, user experience, performance, innovation and overall quality. Google just released the full  [Read More…]