I’m not sure I can even recall when exactly this new Google Play Store “My apps & games” made its first appearance, but it feels like it has been popping up for months. Either way, Google must be ready to give it to everyone, as we’ve had a number of readers point out today that they are now seeing it. I’m also seeing it on my Moto G5 Plus.
What’s new? You can see it, can’t you? Look at that new “Updates” tab, those “UPDATE” boxes, along with the update count, font size change, extra bits of info, option to sort your apps, and less bloated, card-tastic layout. (more…)
Google has apparently jumped on board with the idea that you like free stuff every week. We’ll see how long it lasts, but Google Play is now offering up a free app of the week.
A new category for a weekly free app popped up over the weekend, showcasing a game called Card Wars – Adventure Time from the Cartoon Network. In order to grab this free item, all you have to do is hit up the link below, tap on the app, and then tap “Install,” as the price of $2.99 should be slashed to nothing. (more…)
March 24 was supposed to be the day and all parties delivered the goods – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is now available on Google Play. It’s currently priced in HD at $19.99 and no rentals or 4K are there from what I can tell.
Go get it! (more…)
It really only seems like yesterday when Google announced that Android Market was turning into Google Play. I specifically recall many criticizing the change, but now here we are, five years later and Google Play is celebrating its fifth birthday. (more…)
Google appears to be rolling out a slightly tweaked Google Play UI today that should make updating individual apps an easier task. You should be able to see what I’m talking about in the image above, where apps that have updates show with a new “UPDATE” box for quick-tap updating. (more…)
The annual GDC (Game Developers Conference) has kicked off in San Francisco, and considering how mobile gaming has become such a large part of the overall gaming industry, it’s only fitting that Google be in attendance and make a few announcements. (more…)
Google seems to always be A/B testing various versions of Google Play. The changes can be somewhat minimal, with not many people noticing them, while others are quite a breakaway from what we have publicly. The latest test, spotted by a user on reddit, brings a card UI to the app section, allowing a user to swipe through the various charts of Google Play. (more…)
Martial arts fans, prepare your Google Opinion Rewards money. For a limited time, anyone can grab the Ip Man trilogy on Google Play for just $3, down from its typical price of about $40. Yes, all three Ip Man movies, in HD, for $3. (more…)