Google Play Store’s “Data Safety” section begins rolling out

In May, Google announced the inclusion of a “Data Safety” section in the Play Store, which is currently being implemented. The updated section will be available in full in the next few weeks, with full developer adoption set for July. Continue reading “Google Play Store’s “Data Safety” section begins rolling out”

Google to add Privacy Labels to apps in Google Play to give transparency into how apps use data

Following the footsteps of Apple, Google is now planning to add a safety section in Google Play to give people transparency into how apps use data.  According to Google, this section will help people understand the data an app collects or shares, if that data is secured, and additional details that impact privacy and security. Continue reading “Google to add Privacy Labels to apps in Google Play to give transparency into how apps use data”

Call of Duty: Mobile crosses 35 million downloads on App Store and Google Play Store

Activision, in collaboration with Tencent, launched Call of Duty: Mobile for Android and iOS globally earlier this week. It has been just 4 days since launch and the game has crossed 35 million downloads on the App Store and Google Play Store.

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Google rolls out complete visual redesign for Play Store for all users

Google Play Store is home to numerous apps and has over two billion monthly active users. In an attempt to improve the overall user experience, the search engine giant has rolled out a complete visual redesign for all the users after testing it recenetly. Continue reading “Google rolls out complete visual redesign for Play Store for all users”

Google Assistant released on Play Store, works only on supported Android phones

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Google had the busiest of the days in the year yesterday where it launched the Pixel flagships and many other hardware products. While everyone has their focus on the latest and greatest from Google, the company has launched the Assistant app silently on the Play Store erlier today. Before you get excited, it doesn’t bring the voice assistant to your phone; rather it is just a shortcut app which when tapped triggers the Assistant on your phone. Continue reading “Google Assistant released on Play Store, works only on supported Android phones”

Google Wallpaper app goes live on the Play Store

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Google has officially released the Wallpaper app on the Play Store. The wallpaper feature which was announced along with Pixel devices is now available for any Android device running 4.1 and above. Continue reading “Google Wallpaper app goes live on the Play Store”

Google Play Store finally arrives on Chrome OS stable channel

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Google had announced at the I/O developer conference that the Google Play Store and Android apps will be coming to Chromebooks starting from mid-June. The company has now started rolling out Play Store to Chrome OS stable channel.

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Android apps to soon land on Acer Chromebook R11 and Chromebook Pixel 2015

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Last week Asus Chromebook Flip received full support for Android apps with a Google Play Store. Now, Google has announced that the same support is coming on Acer Chromebook R11 and Chromebook Pixel 2015.

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Google Play Store beta tests, app discovery improved; Play Console and Playbook apps released

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Google at the I/O 2016 announced that Google Play now has over 1 billion monthly active users and Play users installed apps 65 billion times last year. It also announced improvements to beta tests and app discovery on Google Play and also released two new apps – Playbook and Play Developer console for developers.

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Google Play Store v6.7 lets you join or leave betas, offer developer feedback and more

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Google has started rolling out a new Play Store update that lets you join or leave beta. The latest update bumps Play Store version to v6.7.

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Google Play now supports promo codes for paid apps and in-app purchases

Google has started rolling out support for Promo Codes in the Play Store. Developers will now have the ability to create promo codes for paid apps and in-app purchases.

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Google starts rolling out revamped design for the Play Store

Google has given the Play Store a major UI overhaul along with improved navigation. The latest changes were previewed by Googler Kirill Grouchnikov a couple of days ago and the update is now rolling out to users.

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Motorola’s stock email app now available on Google Play Store

Motorola is bringing one of it’s native app to the Play Store. The company has added it’s stock email app that is dubbed as Moto email. The company had already made other Moto apps like Camera, Gallery and Moto Assist on the Play Store.

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Asus ZenWatch 2 now available for $149.99 on the Google Store

Asus announced the ZenWatch 2 at Computex 2015 in June this year following which it was launched in two different sizes last month. Now, the watch is available on the US version of the Google Store.

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Nexus 6P Special Edition in Gold appears on Japan’s Google Play Store

Yesterday, Google announced the Nexus 6P in three colors –  Aluminium, Graphite and Frost White. Now, it looks like Japan may get a special version of the phone.

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