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Frozen, Candy Crush Saga, and Facebook dominate Google Play downloads in 2014

Google's wrapup of Play Store favorite apps, games, movies, and books mirrors pop culture trends for this year.

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Play Store app update adds new tab for easier account management

Version 5.1.11 switches up the navigation drawer and throws in some minor design tweaks.

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Google Play Store cyber sale offers discounted apps, movies, music, and books

Score the Frozen soundtrack for $4 or the excellent Plex streaming app at half off its original price.

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Google publishes free Android Lollipop how-to guide in Play Store

It outlines Google's new messaging app along with snippets on Android Auto and Android TV.

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Google to build Play-like hardware store for Project Ara

Hardware makers will be able sell swappable modules

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Google Play Games' new nearby multiplayer capabilities make it easier to play with pals

The new Google Play Games lets players challenge one another if they're in the same room.

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Flatter design and new animation highlight Google Play Store's Material Design makeover

Android's app storefront gets its turn for an extreme makeover.

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Google Play Movies adds pre-ordering

Part with your money before the latest flick is even available.

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Google seeks Play Store revenue boost with app trials, says report

Google continues to look for ways to boost Play Store earnings.

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Google Play Store begins listing in-app price ranges

There is finally better details in Google Play for what those not-so-free games will actually cost.