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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...
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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...
Updates

Google Play Music, Movies & TV updated with Chromecast support

New streaming support for Google's content services Following today's Chromecast and Android 4.3 announcements, Google has updated its Play Music and Play Movies & TV services to take advantage of the new streaming capabilities. If you're one of the few people to posses a Chromecast dongle,...
Google Play Games

Google Play Games now available - Google's games hub for Android

Update: Now available on the Google Play Store We're live from Google's event in San Francisco, where the search giant has just announced its new games center app for Android, Google Play Games. Google Play Games allows users to view leaderboards and achievements for games, compare scores and...
Google Play Music

Google Play Music All Access now available in Australia and New Zealand

All Access makes its first expansion outside the United States Folks down in Australia and New Zealand will be the first outside of the U.S. to get Google's latest subscription music service, Google Play Music All Access. An update to a Google Play support document today lists the two countries...
Get it on Google Play

We've added more functionality to our Google Play badges!

Attention, people of Earth! Somehow in the 1,000 or so words written yesterday on the Version 1.3 update to the official Android Central App, we managed to leave out another change — and this one actually affects the website as well as the app.  The blog for some time has used the "Get it on...
Android Market

The new Google Play: We've come a long way, baby

The Android Market website, circa Feb. 2011 For better or for worse, Google does what Google does — we're going to have to adapt I'm seeing a lot of hate about the new Google Play web redesign. It seems like no matter what Google does with it, haters gonna hate, and Google can't please everyone...
Google Play on the web

The new Google Play store design is now on the web, too

The same great design available on Android devices has made its way to the Google Play website. That fresh, new card interface design that we've grown to love in the Google Play app has now made its way to the website. All the content is still there, they've just made it a bit easier to navigate...
Cameringo

Google Play highlights photography with free eBook, notable apps

Free eBook and eight great apps to get new 'shutter bugs' started with photography As it regularly does, Google Play is highlighting a specific subject with a content promotion and this time the focus is on photography. This week's focus is kicking off with a free eBook from the Play Store -- "...
Press

Google Play highlights great apps with the 'Beautiful Design Collection'

A set of apps that show off the highest quality of design and function on Android today Every so often Google Play will put up "collections" of apps that fall into a certain genre or fit with a current season or holiday. This time the Android Design Team is taking time to highlight 11 apps that...
Google Play

Take control of your Google Play application settings

The Google Play application on your phone or tablet is your gateway to all the content Google has to offer. You'll use it often, whether you're looking at apps, books, magazines or any other digital content you can buy or rent from Google for your Android device. Needless to say, it's important...
Google Play Music

Reminder: June 30 is the last day to get Google Play Music All Access for $7.99 a month

Save two dollars a month by signing up before Monday Attention music fans! Google Play Music All Access will move from $7.99 per month to $9.99 per month starting July 1. If you want to save $2 a month on the life of the service you'll need to act before Monday rolls around. Signing up is easy...
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Android 101: Keep your apps up to date

Those apps aren't going to update themselves ... by default, that is One of the best parts about owning a smart phone is the limitless possibilities of installing apps that can do so much more than the phone can out of the box. The unfortunate downside is trying to keep up with the seemingly...
Facebook

Facebook introduces Android app beta testing via Google Groups

Proper beta testing with a feedback network to help squash bugs and improve performance Facebook has had a rocky past of questionable app quality and a couple instances of side-stepping Play Store guidelines for updates, but the social network is hoping to correct some of those issues today by...
Google Play

Google to continue letting Argentine developers sell apps in Google Play ... for now

Developers can still sell and receive payment through Google Play, but a permanent solution isn't yet available Backtracking on its previous statement that it would stop allowing developers in Argentina sell paid apps in Google Play, Google is extending the deadline to an undetermined date in...
Google Play Store in Ireland

Google Play Books, separate 'Games' section now available in Ireland

Two new categories arrive in the Play Store for Irish users Google Play users in Ireland should now have access to both the Play Books store as well as a separate "Games" section on their devices starting today. As pointed out to us by one of our eagle-eyed readers, the Play Store in Ireland now...
Google Play for Education

Google now accepting 'Google Play for Education' app submissions

Third-party group of educators to review each educational app submitted Google announced on its Android Developers Blog that it is now accepting submissions for its Google Play for Education platform, which will bring education- and age-appropriate apps to schools. The system, which was...

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