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Ads are coming to the Google Play Store

Just like with Google search, a pilot group will be able to play for better placement in Android's app storefront.


Grab $6 in Google Play credit through your Chromecast

Google's intent is to encourage you to rent a movie for Valentine’s Day, but it’s good for any content in the Play Store.

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This is why developers don't make stuff for Android

Today Calendar Pro developer says 85 percent of his app’s downloads are pirated, yet another example of why Android app makers are still losing the battle against piracy.

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4 problems Google needs to fix in the Google Play Store

Android's app marketplace still has a few kinks it needs to work out.

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Google’s CFO admits company couldn’t keep up with demand for Nexus 6

The phone has been out of stock in the Play Store almost continually since launch, disappointing those who want that pure Android experience.

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How to upload PDF and EPUB files into Google Play Books

Upload digital books you've purchased elsewhere to have 'em available wherever you go.

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HTC One M8 Google Play Edition disappears from the Play Store

This could be the end of the line for Google Play Edition devices, which brought stock Android to non-Nexus smartphones.

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Electronic Frontier Foundation bashes iOS developer rules, launches Android-only app

The EFF’s new app sends updates about the organization’s efforts to push for more online privacy.

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The first things you should do with that new Android phone

Tap in to Google's services and some of the best Play Store options for getting the most out of that new device.

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Google bans annoying user testimonials from Play Store app descriptions

The company may pull apps that don’t start yanking the tributes from their Play Store listings.