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Google Play removes notifications for app updates

While it’s nice to be informed when an app on your phone has gotten a new update, it can also sometimes be too annoying or disruptive. Users are now reporting that it seems that their Google Play Store is not sending them notifications anymore once an app has been updated. Someone from Google confirmed that […]

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Google Play Store will now allow you to turn off autoplay video (sort of)

Whoever invented autoplay should always receive coal in their Christmas stockings for the rest of their lives. While it is a good marketing and discoverability ploy, users should always have the option to turn it off. Some apps have learned from their mistakes and are giving more control to their users over this. Google Play […]

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Understanding Google Play, 2019 Public Policy Report published

Google Play is where we get all the mobile games, apps, and digital content for our Android devices. Active Android users–over 2.5 billion in number–including you and me, access Google Play to get stuff. More Android users are being added each day and each one has access to Google Play. Without Google Play, you can’t […]

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Here’s how app recommendation is helped by machine learning

Machine Learning is something not many people will fully understand. It’s vague because the human mind can’t really determine how a computer “reads” and “performs” but simply put, machine learning is the study of statistical models and algorithms that a machine uses. A machine refers to a mobile device or computer. For this purpose, we’re […]

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People report losing Google Opinion Rewards without warning

If you’ve been answering some Google surveys and turning them into usable Google Play Store credits through the Google Opinion Rewards system, you might want to check now if they’re still there. There are several reports of users finding they’ve lost their rewards or that they suddenly expired even though the expiration dates are supposedly […]

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Google Play Points gives rewards for using Play Store, launches in U.S.

If you’re a frequent user of the Google Play Store, not just for downloading free apps but making various purchases, then you’ll finally get your just rewards. Google is launching the Google Play Points rewards program in the U.S. after enjoying successful launches the past year in South Korea and Japan. It’s a free program […]

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Adware identified by ESET team, deleted from the Play Store

Who hates any forms of virus here? Whether it’s one that affects the physical body, a gadget, or a system–we hate it. A new form of adware affecting Android was recently discovered by ESET. The campaign is said to have been running for over a year now, reaching a staggering eight million downloads straight from […]

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Google supprime 50 applications du Play Store, sans raison

La semaine dernière, Google a sans alerter personne, supprimé près de 46 applications du Play Store. Toutes ces applications appartiennent au développeur chinois iHandy, mais Google n’a pour le moment pas expliqué pourquoi s’être autant acharné sur cette entreprise. iHandy, est une société basée à Beijing, qui a fait les démarches pour entrer à la […]

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Google Play Pass subscription service may finally arrive soon

We’ve already seen a preview of how it will look like through screenshots and now we have an indication that we may be getting the Google Play Pass soon. After undergoing initial testing to selected users, the arrival of the app subscription service was teased by the official Google Play account. However, the “coming soon” […]

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Huawei : un moyen d’accès aux applications Google pour le Mate 30 ?

Il faut avouer que la conférence du 19 septembre prochain, où les nouveaux Mate 30 seront présentés, à de quoi faire trembler Huawei. Depuis les mesures américaines sanctionnant les partenaires travaillant avec des firmes chinoises, Huawei s’est vu retirer sa licence Android, et sera écartée du magasin d’application de Google, le Play Store. A l’issu […]

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Google Play Store may start autoplaying promo videos in listing

If you’re highly annoyed with all the autoplaying videos that you’ve encountered on Facebook and YouTube, prepare to become even more irritated especially if you like visiting the Google Play Store. It seems like they will be introducing autoplaying promo videos in the Play Store listing, despite the fact that people have been pretty vocal […]

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