Google makes developers responsible for keeping scammy stuff like simulated system alerts and sudden redirects out of their apps. The company also sets curbs on pornography.
Where's My Droid and Speed Night were cited as the most downloaded malicious apps.
Analysis finds that Google Play still battles apps bearing malware, but the estimates vary with the research.
The app now lets you set up an away message or send off an attachment.
Here are holiday shipping deadlines that you need to meet -- to save money or to save your neck when you wait too long to get a present on the move.
The new app is Mountain View's attempt to make buying digital magazine subscriptions more of a thing than it is.
Google Play Music, a rival option to streaming services like Spotify and Rdio, is now available for iOS, six months after launching on the web and Android-based devices.
These online Halloween goodies are so scary that they'll still be rattling around in your head long after the Great Pumpkin has disappeared for another year.