You digital movie library is about to grow. Through some sort of unannounced movie discount on Google Play, you can grab new flicks like Interstellar, the newest Hobbit and Hunger Games, Whiplash, and more for just $3.99. Actually, the movies are $3.09 for their SD versions, but you may as well fork out for the HD versions at just $3.99.
No telling how long these will be priced like this, so jump on them now. (more…)
This morning, Google announced a new family-focused experience that will soon arrive on Google Play. It’s called Designed for Families, and as the name suggests, is a way for Google to partner with developers to curate content that would be best suited for families and kids
and pets. In the coming weeks, this new Designed for Families section will arrive with both apps and games that are age-appropriate, family-focused, and trusted. (more…)
As announced earlier this week, the entire Star Wars movie collection, Episode I through Episode VI, is now available in Digital HD via Google Play, Amazon, and iTunes. Each movie can be purchased separately, or you can buy the Collection, which will save you a bit of cash. (more…)
April 10 was supposed to be the day that you all ran out and bought the Galaxy S6, but as it turns out, another arrival may tempt you instead. Star Wars, for the first time in history, will be available digitally in HD at your favorite spots like Google Play, Amazon, and iTunes. We’re talking the whole collection – episodes 1-6. (more…)
As a quick note to any diehard Metallica fans we may have here, the band’s entire discography is now live on Google Play. After having zero presence on Google’s servers, with thanks likely to strict distribution agreements, headbangers can now get down to some all-time classic Master of Puppets jams. (more…)
Such pretty animations you have there, Google Play.
If you don’t have them, take it up with Google’s server side changes, as many of us were lucky enough to get these last week. If you do have them, go play! (more…)
From today through March 31, should you buy a Nexus 6, Nexus 9, or an Android Wear device through the new Google Store, Google will hand you $50 in Google Play credit to spend as you please. If you choose the Sony Smartwatch 3, you will save another $50, as the GPS-equipped watch’s price has been slashed from $249 to $199.
According to the terms, you will receive your Google Play credit once your device ships, but you must claim it by April 20, 2015. The credit is then good through September 1, 2015. (more…)
Google Play may no longer be the wild west of app stores. In fact, it hasn’t been for quite some time, we just didn’t know it.
This morning, Google announced that several months ago, they began reviewing apps through a “team of experts” who are responsible for identifying violations of their developer policies “earlier in the app lifecycle.” So far, the change hasn’t seemed to impact the time-to-market for developers’ apps, something I’m sure all developers will now be somewhat concerned about. After all, Apple’s app store review process is widely known as being painfully slow, often taking days or weeks to get apps processed and available for download. (more…)