Tag: Google Play

Windows 11 Might Let You Sideload the New Android File Format

Will they or won’t they support Google’s new app bundles?Image: Microsoft Amazon has officially confirmed that it is working on supporting the new Android App...

Wear OS Apps Just Got Easier to Download

Photo: Victoria Song/Gizmodo While the next generation of Google’s Wear OS smartwatch platform has been the focus of a lot of buzz lately, the company announced today...

These Nine Android Apps May Have Stolen Your Facebook Password

Photo: Lionel Bonaventure (Getty Images) Google has kicked nine Android apps with more than 5.8 million combined downloads off its Play Store after researchers discovered...

Google Seems to Be Closing the Borders on Its Play Store

The new Android App Bundles will have a .aab file extension. Image: Google Google will start imposing a change that would clamp down on the...

Windows 11 Will Let You Sideload Android Apps

Android apps on Windows 11 can be downloaded from the Amazon Appstore or sideloaded from other sources.Image: Microsoft When Microsoft introduced Windows 11 this week,...

Android Apps on Windows 11 Could Put Apple’s Seamlessness on PC

Microsoft is bringing Android apps to Windows 11 via the Amazon Appstore.Image: Microsoft Windows is my desktop operating system. It’s what I’ve been using all...

Google Might Be Working on a Find My Network to Rival Apple’s

Photo: Robyn Beck / AFP (Getty Images) With the release of Apple’s AirTags, we’ve all seen just how powerful and useful the company’s Find My...

Stadia Support Is Finally Comes to Android TV Boxes

Photo: Alex Cranz Stadia always seemed like a perfect fit for Google’s homegrown smart TV OS, and now, more than 18 months after Stadia’s initial...

Android 12 Feature Will Let You Opt Out of App Tracking

Google will soon let you opt-out of third-party tracking from any app you download from the Play Store. Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo With Apple’s developer conference...

Google Is Bringing Privacy Nutrition Labels to the Play Store

Google’s new privacy disclosure policy in the Play Store will help better inform Android users about what apps are up to in the background.Photo: Florence...

Google Play Store Rules Update Will Weed Out Spammy Apps

Photo: Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP (Getty Images) In an attempt to boost confidence in its Play Store offerings, Google has announced new rules designed to...

Experts Find Botnet Disguised as Millions of People Watching TV

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Fraudsters operate off the assumption that it’s way more profitable to think up byzantine ways to cheat people out of...

How to Sideload Any App on Your Chromecast With Google TV

Don’t limit the apps you can install on your Chromecast.Screenshot: Google Google’s newest Chromecast dongle has a lot going for it, including support for an...

‘System Update’ Android App Is Dangerous Malware

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) Beware a newly discovered malicious app that pretends to update your phone but, in reality, is just a giant spyware...

How to Use Your Android Phone Seamlessly With Your Chromebook

Google is making it easier than ever to move seamlessly between an Android phone and a Chromebook. New and existing features in Chrome OS mean...

Epic Is Taking Google to Court in Australia

Photo: Chris Delmas (Getty Images) In the latest leg of Epic Games’ case against the tech giants, the Fortnite developer is taking Google to court—in...

Google Maps Dark Mode and 5 Other Android Updates Out Today

Image: Google While we wait for Android 12 to officially go live later this year, Google has a bunch of tweaks and updates coming to...

Leaked Android 12 Screenshots Show Some iOS-Like Changes Coming

Screenshot: Google (Other) While Google typically waits until much later in the spring to officially show off new updates and features, some leaked screenshots may...

Barcode Scanner Android App Pushed Malware Onto Millions

Photo: Tomohiro Ohsumi (Getty Images) A popular app has been removed from Google Play after it was discovered to have delivered trojanized malware onto millions...

FAU-G Releases Globally on Google Play, No Information on iOS Debut

FAU-G has been released globally after being available in India since January 26. The developers of the game, nCore Games, shared the development through a...

FAU-G Gives Indians a Game Based on Indian Stories, nCore Games Co-Founder Vishal Gondal Says

FAU-G, aka Fearless and United Guards, has finally launched and is now available to download on Google Play. Developed by nCore Games, the action mobile...

Parler: Is the conservative Twitter alternative on its way out?

Parler has established itself as a serious alternative for those who think they are experiencing too much censorship on platforms such as Twitter. It seems that...

America’s Justice Department sued Google; here’s what’s happening and what could happen next

by Steve Lohr The Justice Department sued Google on Tuesday, accusing the company of illegally abusing its dominance in internet search in ways that harm...

Government open to launching Indian app store as an alternative to Google, Apple

New Delhi: The central government will consider requests from technology entrepreneurs to launch an Indian digital application store, two senior officials told ET, responding to...

Google can’t force app developers selling e-services to use Play billing system: Startups

NEW DELHI: Many Indian startups have raised concerns around Google‘s Play billing system, saying the tech giant cannot force Indian app developers/owners to sell digital...