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The Da Vinci Code on Google Books

The Da Vinci Code free in the Play Store; Inferno prolouge and first chapter as a bonus

Many times we get asked where good free books can be found for Android. Not only is this one free, but it also comes with some extra content. Dan Brown's runaway hit The Da Vinci Code can now be downloaded from Google Play Books for free until March 24 for your phone or tablet. Packaged with this...
Nexus 4 Official Bumper

Nexus 4 Bumpers in stock in the U.S. Google Play Store

Perhaps one of the most sought after accessories on Google Play, the bumper case for Google's Nexus 4 is back in stock. Ever since the launch of the Nexus 4, Google has had problems getting these bumpers out to customers. Even those who ordered on launch day were told to expect delays up to 3...
Nexus 4

Nexus 4 back in stock at German Google Play Store

The UK isn't the only country that's just seen a fresh influx of Nexus 4 stock at its Google Play Store. Today the official +Nexus Google+ page sends word that the coveted handset is now back in stock in Germany. The phone is available in 8GB and 16GB flavors for €299 and €349 respectively, and...
Nexus 4

Nexus 4 up for sale once again in the UK Play Store

After a not-so-brief hiatus from the U.K. Play Store, the Nexus 4 is back up for sale. In both 8GB and 16GB versions for £239 and £279, respectively. We can't say how long this will last, but if you have yet to get your hands on one directly from the source, now is the time. Nexus 4 8GB on...
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Google removing ad-blocking apps from Google Play

Google has removed several ad-blocking apps from Google Play this afternoon, and sent letters to the developers explaining that they were breaking one of the rules. Section 4.4 of the Play store developer distribution agreement says: You agree that you will not engage in any activity with the...
Google Play Birthday

Google Play's birthday continues with deals in every part of the store

Google Play has turned one year old, and although it kicked off the celebration slowly on day 1 the flood gates are now open to hundreds of deals across the store. There are special deals now for TV rentals, discounts on popular books, free games and a whole lot more. Here are the landing pages...
Nexus 7

Nexus 7 now available from the Play Store in Korea

Google is expanding Play Store availability of its devices today by bringing the Nexus 7 to Korea directly. Sure the Nexus 7 has been out for some time now, but that doesn't mean its not still one of the best options when it comes to the 7-inch form factor. And any time that you can buy Google's...
UK Google Play gift card

Google Play gift cards officially land in the UK, Tesco and Morrisons on-board

There've been plenty of hints at Google Play gift cards landing in the UK since shortly after the U.S. launch. Today, on the service's first birthday, Google has announced that UK consumers will be able to buy the cards in £10, £25 and £50 denominations, with "all" Tesco and Morrisons stores...
Google Play Birthday

Google Play turns one year old, kicks off a week of special deals

The rebranding of Android Market to Google Play happened just one year ago today, and to celebrate Google is offering discounts, gift cards and exclusive in-game content. The deals range from free books and music to discounted movies and TV rentals, as well as new Android-themed additions to some...
Google Play gift cards

Google Play gift cards now available in the UK, spotted in Tesco

Google Play gift cards appear to be finally available in the United Kingdom, as they've been spotted in Tesco. We first got wind back in December of the UK redemption page going live, but no other news about the cards. Then, just a couple of days ago, we were given the gift card denominations that...
Google Play Gift Cards

UK pricing for Google Play gift cards appears, actual cards still M.I.A.

The Google Play gift card saga continues to roll for eager potential UK based customers, with this latest information appearing on the Google Play support pages. There's no telling at the moment just how long this information has been there, but what it confirms is the amounts we'll -- eventually...
Google Settings

About that Google Settings app that appeared on your device today

As part of its new Google+ sign-in initiative that went live today, Google pushed a silent update to the Google Play Services app to support the new feature, which also brought along a new app called Google Settings. Google Play Services updates in the background routinely, much like the Play...
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Motorola offering $50 Google Play credit with phone purchase

Motorola is hoping to entice a few more users over to its devices by offering a $50 Play Store credit with a device purchase. With a mail-in rebate, users will receive back a $50 Play Store credit code to redeem. If purchasing the device online, they will automatically be submitting the proper...
Chromebook Pixel

The Chromebook Pixel is official, and available at Google Play for $1300

The Chromebook Pixel is real, and really expensive. It's been rumored for a few weeks, and just yesterday we heard from the WSJ and one of their people close to the matter about a touchscreen Chromebook, but Google took all doubt away a few minutes ago and put the Pixel up for sale at Google Play...
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4oD on-demand UK TV app launches for Android

Long available on iOS, UK TV network Channel 4 has finally gotten around to releasing its 4oD streaming app on Android. Similar to rival offerings from the BBC and ITV, the 4oD app allows UK-based users to stream from Channel 4's back-catalog of TV content, and view shows aranged by recommendation...
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Carbon backup app launches on Google Play [updated]

Update: Whoops. Koush sends word that Carbon wasn't quite ready to go when we posted and that the folks in the forums spotted it early. It's now "live" live, so make sure you have the most recent version. After a couple of weeks in beta, Koushik Dutta -- aka Koush -- has released his Carbon backup...
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Nexus 4 back on sale at UK Google Play Store (Update: France too)

Update: The Nexus 4 is back on sale through Google Play in France too, with a 2-3 week shipping period. Brits, here's your first chance of the year to get hold of a Nexus 4 at the crazy-low Google Play Store price. As before, prices are £239 for 8GB, or £279 for 16GB. Phones ordered today are...
Nexus 4

Nexus 4 available on U.S. + Canadian Google Play stores

Go. Buy. Now. Before it's too late. 16GB Nexus 4 at Google Play 8GB Nexus 4 at Google Play Thanks, Jeremy!
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Nexus 4 back on sale at German Google Play Store

Good news for anyone in Germany looking to track down a Nexus 4 -- the 8 and 16-gigabyte versions of the coveted handset are back on sale, with a 1 to 2-week estimated shipping time. As before, Germans can pick up the LG-made Nexus for €299 with 8GB of storage, or €349 with 16GB. In other...
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Aussie Google Play offering app/movie deals for Australia Day

Good news for those in Australia looking to save some money in the run up to Australia Day. The Australian Google Play Store is right now offering discounts on Australian-made apps, games and movies. Hop into the Play Store app from Australia and you'll see two new promotional blocks for the...

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