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
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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
With the development of Android Oreo, Google is gradually rolling out new changes and improvements in the User Interface. The latest one being the App size information on the Google Play Store. Read More
With a change in the search algorithm, Google Play Store have just piqued the interest of the consumers. Well according to the new setup, Google Play Store will bifurcate, better apps from the not so better ones. There are over 3 million apps on the Google Play Store and it is very difficult for a user to find an app, which is really useful and far better than the other, or maybe the app which a user likes. Read More
Great news for all you Android users – a new and transformed Google Play Store design is on its way.
Kirill Grouchnikov, the software engineer at Google, recently shared a few pictures of the new Play Store on his Google+ account. Even though it’s not very clear what can be expected, it’s certain from the pictures that it’s renewed, with smooth animations and a fun new layout. Read More
With Android ‘L’ 5.0’s announcement and developer preview release at Google I/O, Material Design was announced, being the successor to the current HOLO Android design scheme with much more depth, colour, and minimalism. However, there wasn’t much seen in the way of Google’s native Apps updated with the Material UI, but now AndroidPolice has posted what appear to be leaked screenshots of a newer version of the Google Play Store, one with the Material Design implemented. Read More