Google must change its default and bundled app agreements with Android hardware producers by mid-November, following a new ruling by Russia's antitrust body that says its practices are uncompetitive.
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Samsung expanded its Milk Music streaming service to include curated video clips from providers like BuzzFeed and Funny or Die - but Milk Video is to be shut down, one day after its first birthday.
A recent announcement from the Google Play team unveils support for 100MB APK files for application developers. The update aims to increase the quality and capability of apps on the Google Store.
Electronic Arts have pulled a large number of their classic games from the iOS App Store and Google Play Store. Currently, a majority of these titles are still offered on the Windows Store.
According to the latest data from comScore, 2.9% of smartphone-owners in the U.S use Windows Phones, consistent with last month's marketshare, while Android and iOS lead the race by a long margin.
HTC's One M9 hasn't exactly been a sales hit since its launch earlier this year, but the company is hoping to boost sales of its Android flagship by giving away $100 of Google Play credit with it.
BlackBerry's upcoming Android flagship - which features a Galaxy S6 edge-style dual-curved display - has appeared in another leaked image, clearly showing the handset's slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
After ditching its Xbox Music brand, and relaunching the music service as 'Groove', Microsoft has rolled out its new app to Android, and launched an updated site, including web player functionality.
Google has acknowledged an issue in which tracks downloaded to a microSD card from its Play Music service have been disappearing after a handset reboot, and promises that a fix is on the way.
A new release by The Intercept details methods that the NSA planned for controlling the Android Market (now Google Play) in order to deliver spyware to targets via app installs.
Microsoft has announced that Word, Excel and Powerpoint for Android phones are ready to be downloaded from the Google Play store; the apps are still considered to be in 'preview' and are not final.
You can currently pre-order Star Wars: The Digital Collection on leading digital stores. The collection includes deleted scenes, behind-the-scene extras and special features.
There is no question that Skype is a popular app and if you take a look at the Google Play store, you can see that the app has been downloaded more than 500,000,000 times since its release.
Google released an update for their iOS Google Play Music app earlier today, finally adding support for the iPad. The application allows you to store your music, download, stream and more.
After Google confirmed that production of its Nexus 5 had ended in December, the device disappeared from its Play Store - but it's now available to buy again, albeit temporarily, and at full price.
Sony has revealed that the controversial movie, 'The Interview', made $15 million through YouTube, Google Play, Xbox Video and its own website, and now it's available through Apple's iTunes.
Amazon's official app has been removed from Google Play due to a store hidden internally within the main app, which violated Google's Developer Distribution Agreement.
Roku will be expanding its content options by introducing Google Play into its channel lineup. Google Play will also include a weekly promotion that will offer a title for free, every week.
Previously known as 'the L release', Google has today announced Android 5.0 Lollipop, which will launch on a trio of new devices first, before heading to the Nexus 5, 7 and 10 "in the coming weeks".
Google has removed another privacy app from its Play Store after it was said to violate the company's policies but the creators say that it stayed within the boundaries set by Google.
Google have recently added a PayPal button to the official Android app store, Google Play. The feature allows users to purchase through PayPal in order to download paid digital goods on the store.
Redbox released a minor update to their streaming application, but the update has a big new feature: Streaming to the Google Chromecast is now supported from your Android device.
Users of the popular Comixology digital comics download service are not happy with the decision to remove in-app purchase from the iOS version of the software this weekend.
A security company has announced that some malicious Android apps found their way to the Google Play store that secretly use a phone's processors to mine Bitcoins.
Security companies have discovered malicious apps which discretely turn Android phones into inefficient crypto-currency miners. The Play Store apps allowed a criminal to mine thousands of Dogecoins.
Samsung has launched its own streaming music service, Milk Music, that currently is available for Galaxy phone owners in the U.S. to download and use for free via Google Play.
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A developer has already found a way to hack into the new Nokia X smartphone, with its forked version of Android, to allow it to access Google's apps and the Play store.
A new study claims that the number of Android apps in the Google Play store that contained malware went from 11,000 in 2011 to 42,000 in 2013, an increase of 388 percent.
A recently revealed document showing the Android OEM agreements show that while the OS itself is open sourced, Google licenses its apps like Google Maps, Google Play and more to device makers.
If a latest rumor is to believed, Google could be planning to force Android OEMs to certify devices with the latest versions of the OS in order to get access to Google Play and other services.
Google has launched its newest app for iOS devices, allowing owners to view movies and television videos purchased via the Google Play service on the iPhone and iPad.
Microsoft has updated its Xbox Music app for Android devices today, adding in support for offline playback of tracks following the addition of the same feature for the iOS port.
Microsoft has now released the SmartGlass for Xbox One apps for iOS and Android devices, following today's earlier releases of the apps on Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.
Answer a few survey questions from time to time, and receive credit to spend on the Google Play store with the company's Opinion Rewards app - available to download now, exclusively for Android users.
A new white version of Google's Nexus 5 smartphone has been leaked, along with a claim that the long awaited device will finally go on sale to the public on November 1st.
After multiple years have passed since Google first unveiled a version of Android for tablets, Twitter is playing along by finally releasing a tablet-optimized version of its app, but there's a catch.
An app cleverly, but appropriately named iMessage Chat has shown up in Google Play that attempts to copy Apple's iOS 6 iMessage design and utilize its service without permission.
Rovio has announced that Angry Birds Star Wars II, the sequel to their hit mobile puzzle game, will be released on September 19th on "app stores worldwide" and will be set in the prequel movies era.
An Android competitor to Microsoft's Xbox Live service has surfaced in information discovered in a recent update of an APK used for the operating system's Google Play service.
Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann has confirmed that an Android version of the wildly-popular video sharing app will be on the way "soon." By releasing later on Android, will the company see benefits?
Facebook's new 'Home' Android skin has today surpassed 500,000 downloads on the Google Play store. However, with mixed reviews and an intrusive design, will the interface see a decline in users?
Facebook executives stated that its Facebook Home Android skin will be made available to some devices outside the US starting today and that a major update is coming for mid-May.
Microsoft have restarted their "Scroogled" advertising campaign against Google, hitting out at them over their privacy violations regarding the Play Store, claiming Google gives out sensitive info.
Recently removed from the Google Play store along with all other adblocking apps, Adblock Plus, is back on Android handsets. However users will have to side-load the app to use it.
Google has quietly removed a number of apps designed to block web advertisements from its Google Play store this week, telling one company that such apps interfere "with another service or product."
Google Play turns one today, and to celebrate, the team is throwing freebies your way for a limited time only; what can be better than freebies I ask? Not a lot. Info after the jump.
If you're a fan of Grand Theft Auto, you'll likely appreciate just how awesome its radio stations are. A new app now lets you tune in to those sweet sounds, even when you're not playing the game.
If you stopped by Google Play earlier today, you just might've had a chance to pick up some Apple designed apps for your Android device. Did hell freeze over? As it turns out, no, it did not.
Thanks to an update rolling out tonight, Google TV owners will be able to search, watch, listen, rent and purchase music, movies and television episodes from the Google Play store.