There have been reports of malicious Pokémon Go apps out in the wild since the game was released over a week ago, but more of them are popping out of the brush than Caterpies just out of Pallet Town.
Google is making it easier—and cheaper—to share with family members. For no additional charge, you can now share purchased apps, games, movies, TV shows, and books with up to six family members across Android, iOS, and the web. The offer has been rumored for months, and it’s now available to everyone with a Google…
Radiohead fans have been reeling in anticipation of the band’s next album A Moon Shaped Pool, their first since 2011. Apparently, Google was as well, as the album appeared early on Google Play.
Earlier this year, Spotify beat Google to the punch when it announced its own recommendation engines for podcasts and video—not just songs. Now, Google Play Music is playing catchup and adding podcasts into its own audio offering.
There’s no shortage of Star Wars-related games on the iTunes and Google Play stores, but today finally sees the launch of the first official Star Wars app that will now serve as your one-stop portal for everything from news, to trivia, to even sound effects. Never again will you have to scramble to find a Wookiee roar…
Free Android apps are getting a bit promiscuous. That, at least, is the conclusion of a group of security researchers, who find that poorly vetted apps on Google Play are connecting to a massive number of ad and tracking sites—without users being any the wiser.
Despite rumors suggesting that Google's wonderful $350 Nexus 5 had met its untimely demise, we've confirmed with Google that the Nexus 5 isn't gone for good. At least not yet.
Roku was already the best little streaming device money could buy. But now, Google has gone and given Roku players access to all your Google Play movie and TV goodies. Which, more than just being an unprecedented move on Google's part, makes Roku pretty much unstoppable.
Ever been bit by accidental in-app purchases that your children, those little tykes, made on the Google Play Store? You might just qualify for a refund. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has announced that Google will be refunding $19 million to consumers who were charged for inadvertent in-app purchases made by their…
Chromecast, Google's $35 3-inch streaming dongle, turns one-year-old today and the company is cutting users in on the celebration. For three months, anyone with a Chromecast can jam out with a free 90-day subscription to All Access Music, a usually $10 monthly service through Google Play. There's only one major catch:…
Google announced a brand new look for Android at I/O this year, one that revolves around stacks of floating cards, and that Google wants to take over everything. Android Police has some exclusive shots of what the Play Store will look like with Material Design lathered on. It's pretty great.
The now Google-owned Nest thermostat is now available for purchase in the hardware section of the Google Play Store for its regular price of $250. Now where are those Boston Dynamics robots?
It's no secret that Android apps can get a little shifty, but having the freedom to explore that is part of what makes Android great. Now Google is helping you stay even safer by keeping a constant eye on whether or not any of your apps are doing anything they shouldn't be.
Good news for habitual in-app spenders (or their parents): Android Police says Google's newest Play store update lets you curb spending by opting to require a password for every in-app upgrade. It may not actually stop you, but hopefully it'll make you stop and think. Maybe.
Google Music All Access users are reporting that they've received an email inviting them to join the ranks of Glass Explorers. (Here's the sign up page you can try if you didn't get the email.) As far we can tell it's the first time Google has opened up the program to a subset of its users without demanding that they…
Google is overhauling its approach to serving you articles and news. With "Newsstand" Google's taking another shot at building a one-stop app for all the different stuff you might want to read online. It's a bit like Flipboard meets your magazine subscriptions in a single application for your phone.