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Clubhouse on Android crosses 1 million downloads on Google Play Store

May 24, 2021 5:39 pm

Although Clubhouse is now available on both Android and iOS devices, users will still need to obtain an invite from an existing user to gain access to the app.

Explained: How Apple vs Epic Games suit could alter app ecosystem

May 18, 2021 8:04 am

The outcome of this case, should Apple lose, could bring in sweeping changes to how the booming App Store functions, and even set legal precedents for Google’s Play Store.

Google announces its own nutrition labels for apps, developers have to comply by Q2 2022

May 07, 2021 11:16 am

Here is everything you need to know about Google's new Play Store policies and what they mean for apps and users.

FlixOnline used WhatsApp to spread Android malware by promising free Netflix

April 08, 2021 11:47 am

The malicious app called 'FlixOnline' masqueraded as a tool that could enable Netflix content from all over the globe. It has now been taken down from the Google Play Store.

Google move to cut Play Store fee could help ‘boutique’ apps, but not big developers

March 18, 2021 1:44 pm

Google’s announcement follows a similar move by Apple last year when the Cupertino company said it will reduce its fee from 30 per cent to 15 per cent from January, for developers who make less than $1 million annually. However, Google’s approach is slightly different.

How to share apps without internet with Google Nearby Share

February 18, 2021 4:07 pm

Google's Nearby Share feature now lets you send apps to other Android devices near you directly from the Google Play Store, without needing a separate app.

Malicious Barcode Scanner app taken down: Here's how to uninstall it

February 10, 2021 11:46 am

The app named Barcode Scanner had over 10 million downloads and Google still hasn't notified users to uninstall the app if they already have it. Here's how you can manually get rid of the tool.

Google to simplify Play Store policies for gamified loyalty programs

January 29, 2021 9:17 am

Google has also launched a new web resource called 'How Google Play Works' that guides developers on best practices for their apps.

Google Play is unsportsmanlike, US states likely to argue in potential lawsuit

January 17, 2021 9:00 am

Including a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit filed against Google in October, the possible new action would be the fourth government lawsuit brought against the Silicon Valley company since late 2020.

Google Play Store's Best of 2020 awards: Sleep by Wysa is the best app for 2020

December 02, 2020 1:25 pm

Google has released its list of the best apps for 2020 on its Play Store, with Sleep stories for calm sleep - Meditate with Wysa winning the bout.