A new email from Google to the App developers spoke about the company working on a new feature on the Google Play Store that will allow updating the pre-loaded Android Apps on a phone without the need of signing into the Google account. This could be very useful for the users who would like automatic updates for their pre-loaded Apps and also for the developers to make it more convenient while releasing different versions of the App. 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 taken down a new set of Apps from the Play Store in a move to fight malicious Apps once again. The last time around it was a set of “GPS” Apps that the company had removed from the Store after it was found to be misleading the users and stealing their private information. The latest ones to be removed include “Beauty Camera” Apps, where almost 29 of them were found to contain malware. 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
Google has wiped out almost 13 Apps that were disguised as ‘racing games’ under gaming section on the Play Store. These Apps were nothing but malware and has affected almost 500,000 Android users. Anyone who installed the game, just found out that it won’t open and it only keeps crashing when tried to open. Read More
Several users in the U.S, who opened their Google Play Store today were surprised to see free credit on their account. This is not an accident and Google has been sending these credits on purpose, but only to a few select lucky users. The credit showed up in the form of a few dollars in the range of $1, $2, $5, etc. Google wants to keep it’s users happy in this holiday season and has taken this wonderful initiative. Read More
According to the new code on the Play Store App, we could be looking at a monthly pass for Google Play Store that will allow users to pay a monthly fee and get access to all the paid Apps and games on the Store. Google has not officially made any announcement on this but we can clearly see the ‘Play Pass’ mentioned in the image which was shared by a developer named Kieron Quinn on xda-developers, who had discovered the detail about the subscription back in June. 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
Looks like Gamers, Music listeners, Book readers and others are in for a rejoice this Black Friday as Google has announced terrific discounts on games, movies, apps, books, tv shows starting from November 27th in select regions. These discounted deals would be available in India alongside US and other countries.