Tag Archive: Play

Here’s how to sign up for game betas in the Google Play Store

Get the chance to play the game early and provide feedback.

Beta testing is a beneficial process for both gamers and developers alike. Beta testers feel like the special chosen ones who get the inside scoop on a new game before the rest of the public, while developers get free help testing out their unreleased games and earning valuable feedback and bug reports. We’ll break down the different ways you can gain early access to Android games  [Read More…]

Can my phone play Diablo Immortal?

Best answer: The exact list of compatible devices for Diablo Immortal is unknown at the moment, but it’s safe to assume that most modern flagship phones that support both iOS and Android will be compatible. Furthermore, checking the Google Play Store and seeing if you can pre-register for the game might be a hint if your device is compatible.

Pre-register now: Diablo Immortal (See now at Google Play Store) Explore the world of Diablo: The Art of  [Read More…]

“Play Mr. Muffles”; Spotify will now create a ‘pet playlist’ for you

What you need to know Spotify is debuting a new type of playlist this week, one that’s based on your pet. The playlist uses the magic of artificial intelligence and some user-provided information to meld your tastes with your pet’s. The streaming giant says it was inspired by a survey suggesting 71% of pet owners play music for their pet, while 80% believe their pet likes music.

“Have I got a pawfect playlist for ya!” No, that’s not  [Read More…]

You bought it on the Quest, can you play in on your Rift S or Go?

Best answer: Yes. VR games purchased in the Oculus store can be played on the Oculus Quest, and the Oculus Rift S. However, not every game in the Oculus store supports this. Thankfully, there is a list of games available so you can find out which games can be cross purchased.

Get the games: Oculus Account (Free at Oculus) VR on the go: 64GB Oculus Quest ($ 399 at Oculus) More robust VR experience: Oculus Rift S  [Read More…]

The Play Store will no longer inform users when apps have been updated

Notifications informing users of pending updates may also have been affected.

What you need to know Google is seemingly working to reduce the number of notifications originating from the Play Store. A Google spokesperson has confirmed that it’s testing a change where confirmations for app updates won’t be sent out. A bug may also be causing errors in notifying users that an app update is available and asking for their permission to download it manually.

The Google  [Read More…]

Can I play my PS4 games on PlayStation 5?

Best answer: At the moment, yes, you should be able to play your PS4 games on a PS5. Sony intends for the new console to be backwards compatible, but intent isn’t always a guarantee and things can change before the console goes on sale.

Expand your library: PlayStation Store Gift Card (From $ 10 at Amazon) One of our decade favorites: Horizon Zero Dawn ($ 32 at Amazon) What is backwards compatiblity and why is it so  [Read More…]

The Philips Hue Play Sync Box lets you sync your lights to your TV

Finally, a way to sync your Hue lights with your TV without needing to use your computer!

Philips Hue is one of the best smart lighting systems you can buy, offering precise color reproduction and compatability with a series of accessories like dimmer switches and motion sensors. However, its biggest competitor, LIFX, has a key advantage in that it makes it easy to show off your range of smart lighting and can use the microphone on your  [Read More…]

Give back by making a donation to your favorite charity with the Play Store

It’s that time of the year where the carolers are making their rounds and mostly everyone is in a cheerful and giving mood. For the last year or so, Google has made it easy for Android users to make donations to some of their favorite charities, and you can do so directly from your phone. Here’s how you can make a charitable donation from your Android device.

How to make a charitable donation

There are quite a few  [Read More…]

Google Play Movies now lets you search content from Netflix and Disney Plus

Stop wondering which service has what and watch more.

What you need to know Google Play Movies has now added support for Netflix and Disney Plus. With these services added, you’ll now be able to search for even more movies and TV shows within the app. You must still have the apps installed and subscribe to the services, Google Play Movies can only help you find which service the movie or TV show you are searching for  [Read More…]

When it comes to the Moto G7, should you go with Play or Power?

Everyone has something they’re passionate about, and at Android Central, we’re crazy about Android phones. We test and play with all of the latest devices out there to ensure you’re spending your money on products that are a good fit for your lifestyle.

Most affordable Moto G7 Play

$ 130 at Amazon

Pros Same processor as G7 Power Matte plastic finish Flash for selfie camera Cheapest of the two phones Cons Less RAM Smaller display Weaker  [Read More…]