Tag Archive: Store


Garmin’s first smartwatch that can store music is the Forerunner 645

Garmin, a company which built its brand by selling GPS products has today unveiled a new smartwatch at CES in Las Vegas. It’s called the Forerunner 645 watch and it’s the first in its portfolio to offer music storage for offline usage. Some of Garmin’s previous watches featured some basic music controls, meaning that users […]

Monument Valley is free on the Play Store in certain countries

The United States and Canada need not apply.

The first Monument Valley made its debut on Android in 2014, and despite its age, is still a ton of fun to play in 2018. Its sequel was finally released this past November so that fans could jump back into the beautiful puzzle-solving world, but if you’ve never experienced the magic that ustwo games created with Monument Valley, now might be the time to do it.

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Start streaming: How to store your existing media in the cloud

Buying DVDs and CDs made a lot of sense a decade ago. What do you do with them now?

Years ago, the thought of watching movies on a phone was absurd — our connections were too slow, or they took up too much space. Today, if we still buy movies, many of us are choosing to eschew physical media for digital copies that can be watched anywhere effortlessly.

But what do we do with all those DVDs  [Read More…]

Google Store drops Pixel C, but another detachable tablet is in the works

Google’s last Android tablet is dead.

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – Android tablets are in a really awkward place right now. Devices like the Galaxy Tab S3 and Amazon’s line of Fire tablets stick out as some of the best options, but as a whole, the interest in large touch-screen canvases with Android has died down a lot.

Now, it appears even Google is calling it quits with Android tablets. The Pixel  [Read More…]

How to download and manage apps from the Google Play Store

How do I download and manage apps and games through the Google Play Store?

Whether this is your first smartphone or just your first using Android, there’s a lot to love here, and it all starts with finding some apps to fill that new phone (or tablet) with. Google Play is the app store that Google runs, and it’s also an important piece of Android’s security as it scans apps before and after they’re downloaded and monitors  [Read More…]

How to set parental controls on Google Play Store content

With the vast array of content in the Google Play Store it can often be difficult to find what you’re looking for with apps being buried deep in the various categories and you may find yourself wanting more control over what is displayed in each of those categories. Google makes it a pretty simple task to […]

Amazon’s Prime Video app for Android TV lands in the Play Store, but there’s a catch

It’s no secret that Amazon and Google have been at each other’s throats lately. Not so long ago Google blocked YouTube from the Amazon Echo Show (it restored access a few weeks later and then pulled it again) and Amazon stopped selling Google products, although this has changed as of late. Anyway, it seems the […]

Pixelbook with Core i7 and 16GB RAM now on sale at Google Store

The most powerful Chromebook ever can be yours for $ 1549.

When Google announced the Pixelbook at its October hardware event, it said the device would be available in three configurations. Two of those have been available since the announcement, but they both feature Intel’s Core i5 CPU, 8GB RAM, and a 128 or 256GB SDD. If you’ve been eyeing the Pixelbook but want more power than what’s been available, now’s the time to buy.

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Changes to Google Play Store will require apps to be optimized for newer Android versions

Android security depends on secure apps and Google has some big plans.

Google has made some significant announcements on its Android Developers Blog centering around some new policies developers will need to follow to continue publishing to the Play Store. Google says that starting in August 2018 all new apps submitted will need to target Android Oreo, and in November 2018 updates to existing apps will need to do the same. In addition, starting early in 2018 there will  [Read More…]

Deal: Pixel 2 and 2 XL now $50-$75 off at Google Store

Get Google’s latest for as little as $ 599.

Your available time for online holiday shopping is quickly coming to a close, but in a last attempt to help you get some savings on the perfect gift, Google is now discounting its Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. This deal is available exclusively on the Google Store, and it takes $ 50 off the smaller Pixel 2 and $ 75 off its XL sibling.

This discount is  [Read More…]