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Netflix Reaches One Billion Installs Milestone On The Google Play Store

With a large part of the world’s population stuck indoors due to the coronavirus pandemic, video streaming platforms have witnessed a notable uptake in usage, especially Netflix. The Netflix app for Android has now attained an extraordinary 1 billion installs milestone on the Google Play Store, making it the most sought-after streaming service after YouTube. Read More

Google Play Store Eliminates 29 Adware Filled Apps

Google keeps eliminating apps from the Play Store that do not adhere to the guidelines. Some of these apps were removed due to orders by the Indian Government while others were banned worldwide as they failed to meet Google’s directives. The tech goliath has now removed 29 more apps consisting of adware that was identified by White Ops’ Satori threat intelligence team as a part of their “CHARTREUSEBLUR” investigation. Read More

Google & Microsoft Collaborate To Bring More Web Apps To Play Store


Google and Microsoft have joined forces to bring more Progressive Web Apps into the Play Store by making sure their tools co-exist and help developers to do so. In a blog post on July 10, Microsoft’s Builder Community Member Judah Gabriel Himango announced, “We’re glad to announce a new collaboration between Microsoft and Google for the benefit of the web developer community. Microsoft’s PWABuilder and Google’s Bubblewrap are now working together to help developers publish PWAs in the Google Play Store.”

PWABuilder is Microsoft’s open source developer tool that helps developers build high quality PWAs from existing websites and publish them in app stores, while Bubblewrap is a Google command line tool and library used to generate and sign Google Play Store packages from PWAs. PWA is using Bubblewrap to give integration features to PWAs on Android. Both the companies in collaboration announced significant features for PWA developers including web shortcuts standard and advanced Android features & customization.  Read More

Mitron App May Soon Make Its Come Back On Google Play Store

Mitron-Google-Play-StoreEarlier, Mitron App was removed from Google Play Store for violating its terms and conditions in accordance with user privacy breach. The App which is an Indian alternative for TikTok gained immense popularity overnight and had over 5 million downloads in a short span of time. It was stated earlier that the reason behind the application being taken down was the privacy policy. Users could not find a way around deleting their account. All they could do is either log out or uninstall the Application. Read More

Google Takes Down Mitron App From Play Store

Google-Mitron-AppGoogle has reportedly taken down Mitron App which was a popular Indian alternative for TikTok for violations its terms and conditions on Play Store. After the Remove China Apps, Mitron seems to be targeted next. The reason has not been officially stated by Google but as per reports from fellow sources, the reasons can be closely linked to the violation of terms and conditions of play store. The App had more than 5 million downloads and the matter is still under speculation as to why the App was removed. Read More

Google Deletes Remove China Apps From Play Store

Google-Remove-China-AppsAs per recent updates, The Remove China Apps has been deleted from the Play Store by Google. The App which has recently gained immense popularity in the last few weeks, has now been removed. According to Google, the App violated Google’s Deceptive Behaviour Policy. The App, just as its name suggests, was developed in order to detect and remove Chinese Apps from the user’s phone. Read More

Google Removes MobiKwik From Google Play Store, Puts It Back Again

MobiKwik-Removed-From-Google-Play-StoreAs per recent news, Google has removed MobiKwik from Google Play Store. This is because MobiKwik had violated the Ad policy of Google Play Store. Bipin Preet Singh who is the CEO and Co-Founder of the MobiKwik App stated that the reason behind this was because the application has the link to Aarogya Setu App. The Co-Founder in an interview also stated that they had received a warning from Google for promoting Aarogya Setu but when confronted by MobiKwik, Google stated it to be a mistake. Read More

Fortnite Arrives On Google Play Store

Previously only being available for download outside the Google Play Store, Fortnite has now been made available for global download via the Play Store officially. Fortnite is one of the most popular games in today’s time and people are unable to quit playing it. Epic Games did not want to be on the Play Store as Google charged high fees, but apparently they have changed their mind as it gives them more discovery if they decide to be on the Play Store. Read More

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Google Play Store Gets Dark Mode

 

Google has finally added the dark mode to Play Store after its long anticipation from the android crowd. It’s also not surprising as Google has recently added dark mode to the Google App on Android as well. As we always say, there is a new “Wave of dark mode” which is going around now. Mostly for Android, many including giants like Google and Facebook are adding the dark mode to their respective apps.  Read More