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…)

Popular Apps and Games on Sale Through Google Play for Holidays

Already done shopping for the ones you love? Then it’s time to spoil yourself. This holiday week, Google Play has a few apps and games currently on sale, a few with huge savings attached. For a limited time, you can pick up Star Wars Pinball 3 for only $0.10, and Rayman Fiesta Run is listed at only $0.25.

The Goat Simulator series is listed at $0.99 a pop, and both Lara Croft GO and Hitman GO are down to $0.99, too. Even better, Hitman: Sniper is available for $0.50, which is a crazy-good deal.

See the full list below.  (more…)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Now Available for Pre-Order on Google Play

Like all other blockbusters from this year, Google has been quick to list movie titles for pre-order on Google Play, which is what just happened for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Whether you lined up last night or plan on seeing it this weekend, there is hardly a shred of doubt in my heart that many of you will go home from the theater and want to own this movie.  (more…)