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  1. Alaina

    Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ get exclusive Play Music feature, but you can too

    Google is rolling out a new Google Play Music feature exclusively to Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ users, dubbed New Release Radio. As the name suggests it's streaming new music releases, tailored to your taste and updated daily with new titles. The feature is currently available for Galaxy S8/S8+...
  2. Fariza

    Google Play app revenue up 82% in Q4 2016, 60% growth for the App Store

    Total app revenue from the Apple App Store reached $5.4B in Q4 2016, a 60% increase year-on-year, SensorTower reports. Google's Play Store enjoyed an even bigger growth - 82% compared to the same period of 2015, but is still trailing the App Store in absolute figures - its $3.3B total is less...
  3. Alexa

    Google Play may soon let you queue downloads when using mobile data

    Google is testing a new feature for its Play Store app that will allow users to queue downloads until a Wi-Fi connection is available, saving them any extra data usage charges. Currently, the app just tells users to use WiFi when they try downloading something large in size, with no option to...
  4. Alexa

    Report says Google Play saw over 11 billion app downloads last quarter

    According to a new report, the Google Play Store - which hosts a total of around 2 million apps - saw more than 11 billion app downloads (11.1 billion to be precise) in the last quarter, an increase of around 6.7% compared to the figure reported during the same time last year. Of the most...
  5. Alexa

    Google updates Google Play icons

    Google has updated the look of all its Google Play series of apps. Starting today you will start seeing the new icons everywhere. This includes the Play Store, Play Movies & TV, Play Music, Play Games, Play Books, and Play Newsstand icons. The new icons try to combine the skeuomorphic nature...
  6. NiceLys

    Google Play offering up to 80% off on Star Wars-themed comics

    Are you a Star Wars fan? Are you interested in Star Wars-themed stuff? If your answer to both questions in yes, then you'll be glad to know that comics based on the popular franchise are being sold at discounted rates. Google is offering up to 80% off on select comics (over 15 in number) -...
  7. Alexa

    Google Seen Testing Split Payments in Google Play

    According to user reports, Google has started allowing users to pay for the difference shown when they are few bucks short of buying something from Google Play with their Google Play credit balance. The option seen by users (via Android Police) is shown in a checkbox on the purchase screen...
  8. Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition gets Android 5.1 update

    Google started the Google Play edition initiative to offer consumers regular non-Nexus smartphones with stock Android and quick access to the latest updates, and Samsung participated by launching the Galaxy S4 Google Play edition (GPe) back in 2013. Everything was well and good until earlier...
  9. NiceLys

    Google May Return to China With Google Play Android App Store: Report

    Google is talking with Chinese authorities and smartphone makers about opening an online shop in China stocked with applications for Android-powered mobile devices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. The move would mark a return for the US Internet firm, which moved its online search...
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