Tag Archives: play store

New Google Play Redesign Leaks Yet Again As “Babel” Chat Name Surfaces Inside Of Gmail

A new leak coming out of a Google+ posting yesterday is giving us another look at the upcoming Play Store redesign. First things first, as you can see with the dog bone in the corner, Google is “dogfooding” this new design internally to employees and shows a brand new landing page than discovered in a leak this past March. All that means that what we see now is subject to change the … [read full article]

New Android Distribution Chart Released As Google Changes To Counting Active Users

We look forward to Google’s Android distribution each month to see just how much growth the newest Android releases gain. Starting in April, we’re going to see a whole different way of keeping track of devices as the developer team announced via Google+. The new device dashboards are based on the devices of users who visit the Google Play Store (rather than devices that have checked-in to Google servers). As a result, … [read full article]

Google Play Version 4.0 Detailed And Previewed In New Video

Oh how we love an early look at new and exciting things which is why we’re loving this preview look of version 4.0 of Google’s Play store. The good folks at Droid-Life managed to get their hands on an APK and revealed a new Holo-style look for the Play Store. It’s clearly a preview version as many pages are blank, and a good part of the layout looks very similar to what we’re … [read full article]

Google Play’s First Birthday Brings Sales, Deals And More

Google Play and I have something in common today, it’s our birthday week and Google wants to help you celebrate with a weeks worth of free downloads. Technically, Google Play’s birthday is today (mine too!) but they want to celebrate the week with free music downloads, in-app content, books, TV shows, and more. There’s plenty of deals to be had, so hit the Play Store link below to get started. It was … [read full article]

Google Execs Refute Retail Store Rumors, Commit To Play Store Sales

With rumors surfacing in the past week that Google was close to launching their own brick and mortar retail stores, Android chief Andy Rubin shot down those rumors earlier today. During a roundtable interview in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress, Rubin said “They don’t have to go in the store and feel it anymore.” I’m not 100% sure I agree with that sentiment, but Rubin emphasizes that Google’s hardware effort is … [read full article]

Google Adds Google Now Widget For Android 4.1 Devices And Above

If someone were to ask me the single biggest reason I’d jump back onto an Android device full-time these days, Google Now would be an immediate response. Yes, it’s still new and there’s no doubt Google will add a ton of more features over time, but even if its infancy, Google Now is Google and Android at its best. The addition of a brand new Google Now widget with all of your … [read full article]

Google Finally Launches Wireless Charging Orb For Nexus 4 Smartphone

ZOMG I’ve been waiting for this accessory to launch for a while now, and it’s here, it’s really, really here. If I needed a reason to buy a Nexus 4, it actually might just be to relive the days of Palm’s Touchstone glory and grab the Nexus 4 wireless charging orb now on sale through Google’s Play Store for $59.99. Shipping times are quoted as around one week, which is probably … [read full article]

Google Releases The Nexus 4 Once Again Into The Play Store Wild

The title says it all, it’s available — and there’s limited quantities so you should already be clicking onto the Play Store page linked below. Both the 8GB and 16GB models are said to ship in 1 – 2 weeks and we all know this could be a gracious time for shipping. Regardless, inventory won’t last forever so acting fast is your best option unless you want to go down the Best … [read full article]

Best Buy Lists Nexus 4 For T-Mobile, Get It Before It’s Gone

Well, would you look at that? Here’s another chance for those of you still trying desperately to get your hands on the Nexus 4 with everyone’s “favorite electronics retailer” Best Buy offering up the device for sale. Hat tip goes to the folks at Android Police for spotting the device up for grabs. Priced at $199, the device is said to “usually ship in 3-5 days” but we all know … [read full article]

Nexus 7 Now Available Through Google’s Play Store With T-Mobile SIM, Expands Nexus 4 Availability

T-Mobile’s quest to Nexus-ify their Android lineup continues today with the opportunity to purchase the Nexus 7 through Google’s Play Store with a T-Mobile SIM. Available for $299, the Nexus 7 with T-Mobile SIM and HSPA+ 21Mbps connectivity is available with 32GB of internal storage. Devices are expected to be delivered within 3-5 business days, which will make you the envy of all your Nexus 4 friends still trying desperately to get … [read full article]