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The Interview will be available to rent or buy on Google Play and YouTube

The Interview now available to rent or buy on Google Play and YouTube [update: now live in Canada]

Update: Google Canada just took to Twitter with news that those in the great white north can get in on the action now, too! Original Story: Sony is making The Interview available on Google Play and YouTube one day before its initial limited theatrical release. The movie will be available to rent...
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Google to manually approve submitted apps, implement age-based ratings for content

Google today announced that the company will be implementing a global content rating system for the Play Store, as well as manually reviewing submitted apps. These are major strives forward to better protect the community against fraudulent software submitted to the Play Store and any content...
Google Play no longer is the Wild West, and that's good for developers and users

Google Play no longer is the Wild West, and that's good for developers and users

The news that Google is now reviewing apps submitted to Google Play is bound to draw the ire of folks who prefer a wide-open Internet. But the long-term ramifications mean better apps for all. There have been some pretty clear battle lines drawn within Android Central over the years, even if the...
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Google Play no longer is the Wild West, and that's good for developers and users

Google Play no longer is the Wild West, and that's good for developers and users

The news that Google is now reviewing apps submitted to Google Play is bound to draw the ire of folks who prefer a wide-open Internet. But the long-term ramifications mean better apps for all. There have been some pretty clear battle lines drawn within Android Central over the years, even if the...
Google Play Store

Google to manually approve submitted apps, implement age-based ratings for content

Google today announced that the company will be implementing a global content rating system for the Play Store, as well as manually reviewing submitted apps. These are major strives forward to better protect the community against fraudulent software submitted to the Play Store and any content...
Serena

Jennifer Lawrence's new movie Serena arrives on Google Play before its US theater launch

Serena, starring Jennifer Lawrence, hits the Google Play Store before being released in theaters, and is currently available to rent for $9.99 in SD or $10.99 in HD. The movie, set in North Carolina during the 1930s Depression, also stars Lawrence's Silver Linings Playbook co-star Bradley...
Transformers

The first live-action 'Transformers' movie is free today on Google Play

It's the Autobots versus the Decepticons, as directed by Michael Bay. If you are in the US, you should be able to get the first live-action Transformers movie for free today in the Google Play Store. The movie was first released in 2007 and is by far the best film of this giant robots sci-fi...
Grab these discounted apps now for just 10 cents in the Google Play Store [updated]

Grab these discounted apps now for just 10 cents in the Google Play Store [updated]

Update: As some of you have pointed out in the comments, it looks like Google has a lot more than a few apps up its sleeve for Google Play's birthday. As of this writing, there are 33 items on sale ranging from books and movies to music and apps. You can check out the full list of sales on Google...
Google Play promotion offers up tons of hit movies for only $5

Google Play promotion offers up tons of hit movies for only $5 each

If you're looking for a good way to spend your Friday night, you might want to check out Google Play's most recent movie promotion. Currently, you can score a number of hit movies from the storefront, such as Inception, Anchorman, and Looper, for a cool $5. There are far too many titles to...
Purchasing protection

Google Play store: How to keep your kids from buying everything in sight

Requiring a password for purchases will let you control who can buy what. There are a lot of things to spend money on inside the Google Play store app on your Android. Some apps cost a few bucks, some have in-app purchases (some have too many) and others have subscriptions for monthly or...
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Google expands Play Store merchant registrations to 12 new countries

Google has announced that app developers from 12 new locations will be able to offer free and paid apps in the Google Play Store. Developers from Bulgaria, Lithuania, Cyprus, Malta, Latvia, Estonia, Panama, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Bolivia, Bahrain and Jamaica can now apply to have a Google...
Content filtering in Google Play

Google Play Store and parents: how to control what apps are listed

Content filtering puts you in control of what you (or your kids) can see in Google Play. Smartphones and tablets can be a great match for your kids. Open up Google Play, and you'll find there are plenty of educational apps and entertainment apps, and even clever applications that have...
App updates in Google Play

Updating your apps through Google Play

Keeping your apps up-to-date Now that you have some great apps installed on your Android — whether you have just a few or have went wild and installed all the apps — you'll want to keep them all up to date. Apps get updated for different reasons. Sometimes developers offer new features or a...

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