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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.
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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.
Google has announced it will end its offer to give customers a $25 Google Play credit with the purchase of a new Nexus 7 Android 4.1 tablet on Sunday, September 30th.
Google has officially announced that Google Play gift cards are now available for purchase at a number of retailers for use by owners of Android devices to purchase apps and content.
Tomorrow is the last day that Android device owners will be able to download their version of Flash as it won't be available from the Google Play store after Wednesday.
An Android-based malware program was discovered on Google Play. The Android.Dropdialer app was first posted on June 24 and generated between 50,000 to 100,000 downloads before it was removed.
A new malware for Android devices has been found lurking in the wild. The new malware follows no current trends, being capable of downloading paid apps without user permissions.
Samsung's Galaxy Nexus is now available for sale again on Google Play, a number of days after it was removed due to a Android-based patent dispute with rival Apple.
Google won't provide UK owners of the upcoming Nexus 7 tablet access to any TV shows, movies or digital magazines when the device is launched due to licensing contracts for that content.
VideoLAN has finally released a public beta version of its popular VLC media player for Android devices, although it will only work on a limited number of Android-based products.
Google has announced that its Google TV platform would add more support for the Google Play download store, letting Google TV devices purchase and download movies, TV shows and music
Google has announced during the Google I/O that it has added new content to its Android-based Google Play online store, including movie purchases, TV shows and magazines.
Microsoft has released its first game for Google's Android mobile OS, a version of its Xbox 360 game Kinectimals that was previously released for the iOS platform.
Microsoft has released the My Xbox Live app for Android smartphones and tablets, while the iOS version of the app gets an upgrade that allows it to be a remote control for the Xbox 360.
Google has announced that it will now allow for Android apps sold in the Google Play store to support both monthly and annual in-app subscriptions business models.
Owners of Android devices that also play Diablo III can now download and use a third-party app that will check to see if the Battle.net servers for the game are up and running.
The long awaited Android version of Instagram has finally been released via the Google Play store, offering Android users a way to add a number of visual effects to their smartphone photos and more.
European developers of Android apps have still not been given their revenue for sales from February 2012, and developers are becoming dissatisfied with the state of things.
A confidential email shows how Google forced Android app developers to use the company's own payment service, promising higher conversion rates and cutting more money on users' transactions.
A wave of domain name registrations this week all point to something called 'Google Play', with references to apps, games, magazines, music and other content. But what is Google Play?