Thanks to the folks over at Android Police, this could be our first up-and-close look at the upcoming version 5.0 update for Google Play on Android. In the update, Google looks to outfit its mobile app store with its recently announced Material Design aesthetics, which were a highlight at this year’s Google I/O in San Francisco. (more…)
Upset that Shazam only interfaced with Rdio, Beats, and Spotify for the longest time? Being an Android fan, you are probably an avid fan of Google Play, and rest assured you weren’t the only one peeved. But rant and rave no longer, fellow users, because Shazam has finally integrated Google Play. (more…)
This morning, we announced the brand new Deals section of DL, a spot where you can find discounts on bundles of apps, accessories, and other tech-related products. If you haven’t already, be sure to cruise over there and browse around to see if anything fits your current needs. Might I suggest the Android section, where you will find a name-your-price bundle of games and a discounted shower speaker (who doesn’t need a shower speaker?).
If none of that stands out, then I wanted to at least point out that you will find a Google Play gift card giveaway with $1,000 in prizes. The grand prize will receive $150 in gift cards, the runner-up gets $100, and 15 others will see $50 cards.
Details of the contest can be found below. (more…)
Google Play’s 15-minute refund window on paid apps and games has been a source of frustration for many users, and while workarounds existed, the official policy remained the same. Thankfully, it’s changing for the better. Today, apps and games can now be returned within two hours for a full refund. (more…)
The LG G Watch dropped to $179 through Google Play today in both black and white, just as Apple was showing off their new Apple Watch. Nice timing.
If you want a current watch platform that was built as a companion to your phone, not a device arriving in 2015 that is bloated with a smartphone-like experience, then by all means, check out the G Watch.
The $50 discount runs through September 23.
In addition to five colors of Glass – black, red, white, brown, and blue – frames, shades, and earbuds are present. Glass, of course, comes with a complimentary frame or shade. (more…)
Finally, after months of waiting, the Moto 360 is now purchasable online. Motorola announced that the Moto 360 would be available through Best Buy, Google Play. and Motorola’s own store online, so if you have been waiting patiently, you may now go purchase your smartwatch.
For those of you who would like to see the device first, Motorola stated that select Best Buy locations would have the device in-store, but make sure to contact your local store before heading on over.
As sites go live, we will update this post with more links. (more…)
If you want the Moto 360 – have been waiting impatiently for Motorola’s round smartwatch – today is your day. The circular Android wearable is official and available at 12PM Eastern, 9AM Pacific (Yes, as in today, September 5.) from a variety of retailers. Motorola’s store, Google Play, BestBuy.com and select Best Buy stores will all sell the Moto 360 at $249. (more…)