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    Google Play Store on Android can now download multiple apps simultaneously

    Google Play Store on Android can now download multiple apps simultaneously

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 2 weeks ago
    Google Play Store bug makes it harder to reach your app updates

    Google Play Store bug makes it harder to reach your app updates

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 1 month ago
    Google Play Store makes it easier to access search

    Google Play Store makes it easier to access search

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 2 months ago
    Google Play Store now shows AI-generated summary of apps

    Google Play Store now shows AI-generated summary of apps

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 2 months ago
    Google Play Store now allows you to remotely uninstall apps

    Google Play Store now allows you to remotely uninstall apps

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 5 months ago
    Google to pay $700 million to users, agrees to make it easier to sideload apps

    Google to pay $700 million to users, agrees to make it easier to sideload apps

    A few days ago, Epic Games won an important lawsuit against Google in the US. The jury decided that Google has an illegal monopoly on Android with the Play Store and the restrictions that it asserts over the app and game developers. All states in the US also fought an antitrust lawsuit against Google. Now, […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 5 months ago
    Epic Games wins antitrust fight against Google’s Play Store policies

    Epic Games wins antitrust fight against Google’s Play Store policies

    In 2020, Epic Games, the developer of the widely popular game Fortnite, filed lawsuits against Apple and Google, accusing the two companies of following anti-competitive practices with their app distribution platforms, App Store and Play Store. While the court delivered the verdict in the Epic versus Apple case in September 2021, which was largely in […]

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 5 months ago
    Meta wanted Play Store on Quest VR headsets but Google denied

    Meta wanted Play Store on Quest VR headsets but Google denied

    Meta’s Quest series of virtual reality (VR) headsets run on an operating system that’s based on the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). As such, these VR headsets can run applications made for Android. Currently, there are two app distribution platforms available on Quest headsets, the Quest Store and App Lab. However, the largest platform for […]

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 6 months ago
    Google paid Samsung $8 billion to make its apps default on Galaxy devices

    Google paid Samsung $8 billion to make its apps default on Galaxy devices

    A few days ago, it was revealed that Google shares the advertisement revenue it gets from Google Search with smartphone brands to make them release more software updates and better maintain smartphones. However, it has now been revealed that the company also pays brands, including Samsung, to make some apps as default apps on Android […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 6 months ago
    Android apps could get better as Google tightens noose around developers

    Android apps could get better as Google tightens noose around developers

    Android apps have improved a lot over the years, and Google deserves most of the credit for it. The company has maintained the Play Store for well over a decade and constantly brought new rules and regulations to improve the quality and safety of apps. Now, Google wants to improve the quality of Android apps […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 6 months ago
    Porsche cars to get Android Automotive and Google Play Store soon

    Porsche cars to get Android Automotive and Google Play Store soon

    Porsche has announced that the infotainment system in the company’s upcoming vehicles will offer applications and services from Google, such as Google Maps and Google Assistant, through the Google Play Store. According to the company, the integration of the “Google ecosystem” will arrive in Porsche vehicles “in the middle of the decade.” That means you […]

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 7 months ago
    Google Play Store turns blue ahead of alleged Material You upgrade

    Google Play Store turns blue ahead of alleged Material You upgrade

    The Google Play Store got a slight makeover earlier this week, and in case you may have noticed something out of place but couldn't quite put your finger on it, fret not. Your instincts haven't deceived you. Something is not the same as it used to be, but if you haven't spent a lot of […]

    • By Mihai Matei
    • 11 months ago
    Browsing Android apps for your Galaxy device ecosystem just got a lot easier

    Browsing Android apps for your Galaxy device ecosystem just got a lot easier

    If you recently caught your Galaxy phone performing a Google Play Services update and are unsure what it was about, chances are you got new Play Store filters and tweaks for improved app browsing. Google has just added an “Other devices” section to its Play Store app that allows Android users to browse apps for […]

    • By Mihai Matei
    • 11 months ago
    Gain battery life on your Galaxy device by not sending Google data

    Gain battery life on your Galaxy device by not sending Google data

    If you experience high battery life usage on your Galaxy phone or tablet, there might be a not-so-obvious solution to your problem. In the Google Play Store, there's an option to send app usage data to Google about which parts of an app you use. It helps Google make apps faster to install, open, and […]

    • By Mihai Matei
    • 12 months ago
    Get ready to see more ads in Google Play Store

    Get ready to see more ads in Google Play Store

    As per a new report, Android users should get ready to see more ads in the Google Play Store. The Play Store has now started showing limited-time events and sponsored suggestions right in the search bar. With this move, Google has added one more revenue stream to its tally. The Play Store will show ads, […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 1 year ago
    Apple will bring the largest collection of classical music to Samsung phones

    Apple will bring the largest collection of classical music to Samsung phones

    Apple is releasing a new standalone Music app for classical music aficionados. Apple Music Classical will be released on the iOS App Store first, but thankfully for Samsung Galaxy device users, the standalone app will also be released on the Android platform. As the name suggests, Apple Music Classical is all about streaming classical music […]

    • By Mihai Matei
    • 1 year ago
    Google is making Android and Play Store more safe and secure in 2023

    Google is making Android and Play Store more safe and secure in 2023

    Google highlighted its ‘key initiatives' for the Play Store and Android. Google notes that in 2023, it will focus on making Android a more ‘private mobile ecosystem.' Moreover, this year, Google Play's Data safety section will get improvements and more transparency around how developers collect, share, and protect user data. Also, the new section aims […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 1 year ago
    Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp verified accounts now cost money

    Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp verified accounts now cost money

    Mark Zuckerberg's Meta appears to have borrowed a page from Twitter's and Elon Musk's playbook. The company previously known as Facebook announced Meta Verified earlier today. Meta Verified is a new subscription service that allows Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp users to verify their accounts and get extra benefits in exchange for a fee. With Meta […]

    • By Mihai Matei
    • 1 year ago
    Google showcases TikTok’s landscape mode on Android tablets

    Google showcases TikTok’s landscape mode on Android tablets

    Over the past year or so, Google has been releasing tablet-optimized UI for several apps. Moreover, the company has also been promoting third-party apps that have introduced a tablet-optimized UI. The latest app to be promoted by Google is TikTok, which recently introduced a landscape mode for tablets. As spotted by 9To5Google, the Play Store […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 1 year ago
    Samsung Internet web browser for Wear OS returns to Play Store

    Samsung Internet web browser for Wear OS returns to Play Store

    Samsung Internet is the only well-known web browser for Wear OS. Last week, however, it disappeared from the Play Store, leaving people with no option to install a reputed web browser on their smartwatch. Fortunately, Samsung's web browser for Wear OS is now back on the Play Store. But why did Samsung remove it in the […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 1 year ago
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