If you’ve been waiting to pick up Telltale’s Game of Thrones adaptation, now might be the time to jump on it. The first episode has been discounted on Google Play from $4.99 to $0.60. That’s probably going to be as cheap as you’ll ever find the Android version of this game. Read more
As we move into the second half of 2015, App Annie has released their report on the performance of the Google Play and Apple App Store for the 2nd quarter of 2015. No surprises emerged regarding the competition between the two as Google continues to dominate in terms of downloads while the App Store maintains a lead in revenues. Read more
Google announced earlier today that it has now officially expanded access to free applications on the Play Store to users in Sudan. Prior to this release, active customers in the region only had the facility to browse the store — nothing could be downloaded.
Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake is this week’s free app of the week that is available from the recently launched Family section of the Google Play Store. The game was published by Cartoon Network and usually costs $4.99 (£3.21) but is now free to download. Join us after the break for the download link.
People can bash reality television as much as they want but Bravo will continue delivering shows with fiery feuds and lively personalities that lead to solid ratings. Google Play has free episodes from eleven of the network’s shows available for free. All of them are from their respective first seasons. Then, Google Play has also discounted the current or last seasons, with one or two exceptions, of the same shows.
Why not pick up a few episodes of The Real Housewives or Shahs of Sunset to watch before hopping into a full season of Flipping Out?
At I/O 2015, Google announced that the Play Store would see a ‘Family’ category offers friendly content to users depending upon their age. That new category went live this afternoon and displays apps, games, movies, television shows, and books away from everything else in the Play Store.
Fans of side-scrolling racing games have a new title available in the Google Play Store for their amusement. Yak Dash: Horns of Glory from Mutant Labs is inspired by traditional Tibetan yak racing as players mount up their steeds and take on 17 levels of racing courses on four different mountain ranges. Like most titles in this genre, the racing is spiced up with a variety of challenges that can help you and your Yak to victory. Read more
The digital storefront that Google uses to sell applications, games, television shows, movies, and music from is showing no signs of slowing down. Today, at the company’s I/O 2015 keynote, it seemed like Google wanted to focus on statistics. Chromecast reached 17 million units sold and Android Wear hit 4,000 apps. For Google Play, the milestone is 1 billion active users. Within the last twelve months, users of the Play Store have performed around 50 billion installations.
There are a lot of people installing a lot of content from Google Play.
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Right now, people in the United States can grab twelve free episodes from television shows aired on Comedy Central. Then, on top of the free content, there are full seasons available at discounted prices.
There are so many audiences being catered to with Android, but Google will be applying a new focus on children. Through its Android Developers site, the company announced Designed for Families. Parents will be able to opt-in to the program and have the Play Store spotlight family-friendly apps and games. Families and children then have access to content that is specifically made for them. Google has eligibility requirements set to ensure the program’s integrity.