Fake Apps on Google Play Store have been doing the rounds for a while now and new research conducted by The University Of Sydney reveals to have more than 2000 counterfeit Apps. This is an alarming number as fake Apps can steal user’s data and mislead people who download these Apps with inappropriate information that’s also illegal. Read More
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Online payments could be the best form of payments out there on Google Play Store. But for people in developing countries who don’t have access to credit cards, it could be an issue if they want to enjoy the paid services on the Play Store without any barriers. So, Google has announced that it has added a new payment option called “Pending Transactions” which will help these people to pay for Apps with cash at local convenience stores. Read More
Are you someone who cannot keep a track of your expenses on the Play Store? You no longer have to worry as Google has included anew feature that will help you keep your spending under limits. You just have to turn this feature on from the settings of the Play Store App and it will warn you whenever you reach the budget limit that you prefer not to cross by the end of the week or month.. Read More
New reports are claiming that Google is testing simultaneous App downloads on the Google Play Store. This new feature could potentially help the users download and update multiple Apps together without having to wait for each of these Apps to update one after the another. However, it feels as if this feature has come a bit late on Play Store where millions of Android users use the service to download Apps every single day. Read More
Google has made it convenient for its users by adding a new way to download or purchase Apps on the Play Store, with an easy “tap and hold” function. Earlier, the users had to press a tiny overflow button on the top right corner of the displayed App on the home screen of the Play Store. This was not very practical for the users who are already aware what the App does and they had to go into the App description page and then hit the download button. Read More
Google has been taking strict steps against fake and malware bound Apps on the Play Store since a year, but a set of 15 GPS Apps have reported to be fake by Lukas Stefanko, who frequently tweets about malware in Apps. Also, these Ads are reportedly targeting the users who download it to make money, which is definitely a serious concern to a consumer’s security. Read More
Google is finally making changes to the Play Store user interface after a long time. The design changes may have been coming a bit late but it is definitely needed with all the recent list of changes Google is making to it’s Apps. A lot of green spaces have now been filled with white and there are changes with the navigation drawer as well on Play Store. Read More
Facebook-owned company Instagram has introduced a lighter version of the App on the Play Store. This Lite App is aimed at the emerging markets like India where billions of users still use poor internet networks such as 2G. Read More
Google has released statistics of downloads in Play Store during the 4th quarter of 2017. Based on reports, Google Play app downloads topped 19 billion in Q4 2017 which is a new record and surely the highest number of App downloads ever seen in a quarter.
Also, compared to App Store, Play Store’s download is leading by almost 145 per cent which is massive. The downloads have been coming from the countries of India, Indonesia, Brazil which all contributed to Google Play’s 10 percent year-over-year growth in total downloads. Read More
Google Play Store has given us so many apps, books, music, games, movies, news over the years and now there will be a new addition that is audiobooks. This will be a huge add-on and Google is going big and leaving no stones unturned to establish Audiobooks in the Play store.
As of now, Audiobooks are available in 45 countries and will be gradually rolling over in the remaining regions. They are available in 9 languages and also accessible on any devices like Android, iOS, Google Home Speakers and the web. Read More