There Are Over 2000 Counterfeit Apps On Google Play Store

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

Google Play Store Starts Accepting Payments For Apps In Cash

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

Google Play Store Adds “Budgeting” Feature

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

Simultaneous App Downloads Is Coming To Google Play Store

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 To Remove Sign-In For Updating Pre-Loaded Apps

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

Now Simply “Tap And Hold” On An App Icon To Install It From Google Play Store

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 Removes Another Set Of Malicious Apps From The Play Store

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