Star Wars: The Force Awakens Arrives in Your Home on April 1

If you have yet to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theaters…wait, you’ve all seen it by now, right? No? Leave work this very minute and go see the damn thing. It’s amazing and should be experienced at least once in theaters by all. Then again, if you have been putting it off this long, I would imagine that you won’t listen to me and will instead continue disappointing humanity. So humanity disappointers, you don’t have that long to wait before you can see it at home because it arrives April 1.  (more…)

Play Games Intros Gamer ID, Unique Gaming Persona for All Mobile Players

When you hop onto your PC, PS4, or Xbox One, you are no longer yourself – you are a destroyer of worlds, killer of zombies, pwner of newbs, vault dweller in search of his/her son, or whatever type of character you want to play as. The point is, you usually play these games under an alias when online, not your real name.

Because of this, Google is introducing Gamer ID for Play Games. With this, mobile gamers can create unique gaming personas when playing on their phones, so wherever you may be with your phone, you can always be Zardoz, a mortal man sent to teach an enslaved people about sex and freedom. (more…)

Google Play’s 75% Off Any Movie Rental is Back

Back in December, Google handed out 75% off codes to everyone to try and get them to rent a movie on Google Play. If you missed out, you now have a second chance, as Google opened up the “75% off any one movie rental” promo again last night.

To claim, all you need to do is open up Google Play, jump through to the Entertainment (on app) or Movies & TV sections, and hunt for the red banner that tells you about the 75% off deal. Click the banner, tap “Continue” in the prompt that shows, and then be on your way to renting at a discounted rate.  (more…)

Android Developers Can Now Issues Promo Codes for Paid Apps or In-App Purchases

Have you ever wondered why you never saw developers hand out special promo codes for their paid apps through giveaways on Twitter or sites like this one? That’s because up until yesterday, they couldn’t. That has all changed now, though. In a message posted to developer consoles, Google is informing Android developers that they can now hand out promo codes for paid apps or in-app purchases on Google Play(more…)

Google Play Offers Up Free, $0.99, and Other Discounted Albums

Google is currently offering up “The Year’s Best Music Deals” through a promotion on Google Play that features a handful of free or $0.99 albums, along with dozens of others that are $10.

The free and super cheap ($0.99) list includes everything from country to hip hop, so you shouldn’t have trouble finding something you’ll like. Carrie Underwood Greatest Hits is on there, as is Future’s DS2, Skrillex and Diplo’s Jack U, G-Eazy’s These Things Happen, and Jana Kramer’s thirty one. The less-than-$10 list includes artists like Michael Jackson, Nas, Snoop Dogg, Bieber, Billy Joel, Kenny Chesney, Lauryn Hill, and others.  (more…)