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Google Play Music and All Access streaming makes its way to Mexico

30 day free trial with promotional pricing available until Nov. 11 Following up on a wide European expansion last week, Google is opening up Play Music and All Access streaming to Mexico starting today. The free component of Google Play Music has the same 20,000 user-uploaded song limit as in...
Google Play Games

Google Play Games adding new developer features

  New statistics, service alerts and increased storage for games The Google Play Games app has only been available for a few months now, but Google is expanding the developer tools related to the service starting today. First up are game services statistics in the developer console, which will...
HBO on Google Play

Google Play adds Game of Thrones, True Blood and other HBO programming

Even more HBO movies, TV series and documentaries coming in the future Google Play has added several HBO programs to its library, filling one of the larger gaps in its offerings up to this point. Starting today, you can purchase individual episodes or entire seasons of the most popular HBO shows...
Error

Google Play experiencing issues for most everyone

It's not just you. Users everywhere, including us here at AC, are running into issues downloading and installing apps from Google Play. The problems vary from the crazy 927 error, to the Play Store not responding, to no visual cue but nothing will download. We expect that Google will have things...
Google Play Music All Access

Google Play Music All Access comes to several new countries

19 countries now have access to Google's new subscription music service Google has just expanded its All Access music streaming service to several new countries, primarily across Europe. Building on the first European expansion that brought the service to nine countries in total, seven more...
Google Play vending machine

Google bringing NFC-enabled app vending machines to Japan

A new and entirely unnecessary way to buy games for your Android phone Japan is known for its crazy vending machines, and Google is hoping to cross the line from physical to digital goods in these machines with new Google Play units. In a bit of a curious idea, Google is installing large...
Google Play Movies & TV

Google Play Movies & TV updated, brings easier TV browsing

Get to watching the next episode with fewer taps Google has updated its Play Movies & TV app to allow you to browse your TV collection more easily. Before, when you were in the My TV Shows tab, you would have to scroll down a huge list to find the TV show that you wanted. The update brings a...
FIFA 14

FIFA 14 lands on Android

Title arrives today on Google Play and Amazon Appstore Following Madden 25 last week, EA's leading soccer/football title FIFA 14 is now available on Android through Google Play and the Amazon Appstore. Like the console version, FIFA features a wealth of real-world clubs, tournaments and players...
Nexus 4

Nexus 4 16GB now out of stock on Google Play, too

Third-party retailers still selling the device, but no indication of how long stock will hold Update: The Verge is reporting via a "trusted source" that this is the end of the road for the Nexus 4 in the U.S., and that no new N4 stock will be arriving. Original story: After seeing the 8GB...
LTE Nexus 7

LTE Nexus 7 now available from Google Play

32GB, Wifi and LTE Nexus 7 (2013) for $349 The LTE version of the Nexus 7 (2013) tablet is now available at Google Play. Shipping in one to two days, the 32GB unlocked LTE device will work on all most major US carriers as it carries the 700, 850, AWS and 1900 MHz LTE bands. Additionally, the...
Nexus 4

Nexus 4 8GB sells out, reportedly won't be restocked

$249 16GB model still on sale; no indication that more 8GB stock is on the way Just a handful of days after Google cut the price of the Nexus 4 by $100, the phone has once again gone out of stock on the Play Store. While many of us have flashbacks to the stocking issues that hindered the device'...
T-Mobile Moto X leak

Leak suggests T-Mobile Moto X will be available through Google Play

But still no indication of pricing structure or availability Although AT&T and Verizon have both announced and launched their variants of the Moto X, T-Mobile customers are still waiting for the carrier to expand on its vague statements from the Moto X's initial launch day. Back when it was...
Nexus 4

Nexus 4 price drops by $100 on Google Play to $199 or $249 [Updated]

The best deal in smart phones just got better, but why is the price dropping? Update: The official Google Play Twitter account has just confirmed the "25% off or more" sale for the Nexus 4 is active in Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Spain, Korea, US and UK. Original story: When Google put...
Asphalt 8

Asphalt 8: Airborne launches on Android

Gravity-defying racer available today on Google Play As promised, Gameloft's latest racing title Asphalt 8: Airborne is now available to download on Google Play, priced at $0.99. The game was one of a few titles shown off at Google's Android 4.3 event, where it was used to showcase the new...
SwiftKey Cloud

SwiftKey 4.2 launches with cloud sync, 50 percent discount

SwiftKey Cloud goes official, now available on Google Play A month after the first public beta launched, popular keyboard replacement SwiftKey has pushed its new cloud-based features out through Google Play with the public launch of version 4.2 of its app.  SwiftKey 4.2 introduces cloud...
Uber Google Wallet

Google reminds us to use Google Wallet with special promos in apps and on the web

Several apps or mobile shopping sites offering deals for paying with Google If you've signed up for Google Wallet, chances are you received an email tonight reminding you of several different promotions Google is currently running in conjunction with its payment partners. Hoping to get people...
Google Play

Google investigating 'Package File Invalid' errors at Google Play

Seeing Package File Invalid errors from Google Play? It's not just you It seems that some users are seeing an error when trying to install or update applications from Google Play on their Androids. Instead of the expected behavior — tap a button and install or update an app — users are able to...
Google Play Music

Ask AC: How do I cancel my Google Play Music All Access subscription?

If Google Play Music All Access isn't for you, cancelling it is easy We spend a lot of time talking about how much we're enjoying the Google Play Music All Access subscription service, but it's also important to know how to cancel it if you've given it a try and decided it's not for you. We don'...
Google Play TV

Google Play TV shows now available in the UK

Prices start at £1.89 per episode, £2.49 for HD Don't be fooled by the fact that the app itself is still called "Play Movies" — Google Play TV has landed on British shores this morning. Individual episode prices start at £1.89 for SD or HD for £2.49, and season bundle prices vary depending on...
Nexus 7 on Google Play

New Nexus 7 now available from Google Play, ships by July 30

New Nexus 7 2013 models now available for order in Google Play for those who want to risk another Nexus launch For those who want to order the new 2013 Nexus 7 direct from Google, things are live in Google Play to order one. Both the 16GB and 32GB Wifi-only models are available, and Google says...

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