Google Play Store : des icônes vous informent sur la popularité des applications

C’est une fonctionnalité qui intéressera les utilisateurs à l’affût des dernières tendances. Le Google Play Store vous indique désormais via une nouvelle icône si une application régresse ou augmente dans l’onglet « meilleur classement ». Concrètement, on peut donc jauger via cet indice visuel montant ou descendant de la popularité d’une app. À noter que cette nouveauté […]

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Google defers new Play Store policy in India until 2022

Just like Apple, Google is about to face challenges when it comes to the Play Store’s billing. There are now concerns about the 30% charge of both Apple and Google on its respective app stores. Apple’s issue was further questioned when Epic Games started to challenge the Cupertino family. Now in India, Google is said […]

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Google updates wording in In-App Billing requirements for clarity

There were some reports floating around yesterday that Google will be stricter in enforcing their policy on the 30% revenue that they get from in-app purchases made within the Google Play Store. Well, there was actually no change in their policy but they have updated the wording so that there will be no confusion. They’re […]

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Play Store, App Store revenue may be capped at 20% in Russia

Apple and Google may soon receive a cap limit of 20% on their app stores. Both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, at least, in Russia, would be limited when it comes to the commission they get on mobile apps and related purchases. A lawmaker has recently submitted draft legislation that would cut […]

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Indie Game Festival winners announced by the Google Play team

Back in January, the Google Play Indie Games Festival 2020 was announced. That got developers excited as it gives devs and amateurs to showcase what they have. Mainly small and independent game developers are given the chance to really shine. Google just announced the winners for all the three competitions held in South Korea, Japan, […]

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Google brings back notifications for finished Play Store app updates

Not many of you may have noticed it but the tech giant removed the Play Store notifications that appear after apps are updated automatically. For some people, it was a welcome change but others prefer they still see them. It wasn’t a bug. Google definitely removed the alerts. Now the notifications are back, so again, […]

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Premium games section for Chromebook show up on Google Play Store

With a lot of Chromebooks being introduced in the market today, perhaps it is the best time for game developers to work on their titles and offer them on the Play Store as premium games compatible for Chromebooks. And with many people staying at home these days, such games will appeal to more young kids […]

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Google cracks down on QAnon apps on Play Store

You’ve probably seen people on your social media feeds posting about various conspiracy theories. Imagine if they had an app where they are fed constantly with all sorts of false, alarmist, and eventually harmful stories. Well, actually they do have that. Well, they did. Google has finally cracked down on three apps related to QAnon, […]

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Google Play Store getting search filters for better results

The Google Play Store is probably more widely used these days by millions of Android mobile consumers. Being on lockdown is making a lot of people crazy and bored. But of course, there are numerous solutions to that. Google, for one, has been offering solutions and updates to its many products and services. Google Duo […]

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“Creeperware” apps are making a comeback on Google Play Store

Back in 2019, after cybersecurity researchers notified Google that they were publishing dangerous and malicious apps, the Google Play Store removed more than 1,000 apps that were found to be surveilling, monitoring, and harassing users. This was probably their biggest purge even as some of the apps were not initially punished because they didn’t violate […]

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