The Google Play Store is running a sale on a variety of awesome mobile games, including the hit geometric puzzle game Monument Valley. The sales will continue over the weekend, ending on Monday, July 27.
There are some other cool titles discounted, such as Hitman: GO, The Dark Knight Rising, Game of Thrones, and The Room Two. And there’s a whole lot more available! For a full list of titles on sale, be sure to hit the source link below.
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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.
There’s still a few months to go until Halo 5: Guardians launches on October 27th for the Xbox One. Until then, you can immerse yourself in the Master Chief’s universe by downloading and installing Microsoft’s Halo Channel app on your phone and tablet.
After receiving its largest update ever earlier this week, the folks over at Pushbullet have now sifted through its community forums to gather feedback and as a result are currently pushing out another upgrade via the Google Play Store to fix the issues that were discovered in the previous build of the app.
HERE has just started rolling out an update for its official Maps application via the Google Play Store. In terms of added functionality, the upgrade brings support for reversible lanes, as well as multiple bug fixes and stability improvements.
The extremely popular endless runner game, Subway Surfers, has received a long-awaited World Tour update which transports Jake and his track-hopping friends to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The upgrade also brings new boards, outfits and prizes to the award-winning title.
While the rumours are going round about Android M and the Nexus 5 (2015) being released together, the Nexus 6 isn’t dead and buried just yet. If you live in the UK and have thought about upgrading to the Nexus 6, today might be the day you should take the plunge.
If you’ve been toying with the idea of ordering the refined HTC One M9 from Verizon, here’s a little incentive to follow through with the notion. HTC and Verizon have teamed up to offer a $100 Google Play Store credit to customers who order the HTC One M9 from the carrier. Read more
Google has added an interesting tweak to their current crop of Android apps; splash screens with the Google logo. If you’ve updated and used some of Google’s Android apps lately, you may have noticed a brief splash screen upon opening the apps. The screen is simple, displaying the app’s logo and Google’s brand logo at the bottom, but it definitely creates a slight delay when opening the app. That’s not a good thing.
Most of us want our apps to open as quickly as possible, but Google wants to give themselves and other developers a chance to push some brand recognition. They’ve even changed Android’s app developer guidelines to suggest making a brief splash screen while an app initializes, recommending a concise logo or tagline without flooding the screen with too much text. Read more
Google recently began offering a free app of the week on its Family section on the Play Store, with Dr. Panda and Toto’s Treehouse being this week’s selected freebie. Being in the family section, it’s a no-brainer that the game is kid-oriented.