The Google Edition Of HTC One And Galaxy S4 Are Now Available

As we told you about last month, the ‘Google Edition’ of two of today’s hottest smartphones are finally here. Beginning today, you can order the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 without their manufacturers’ skins and customization. For the HTC One, that means no Sense 5 skin. For the Galaxy S4, that means no TouchWiz. [...]


White Nexus 4 Now Available On Google Play [Free Bumper Included]

While Google has yet to release a new Nexus device for 2013, they have updated the LG Nexus 4 with a new color option: white. It’s available today on Google Play for $299 (8gb) or $349 (16gb). As part of the launch, Google is including the bumper case (similar to our Perimeter Case) for FREE. [...]


Vine App Comes To Android — Download It Here

As of today, Vine isn’t just for iOS users any longer. The company, owned by Twitter, is releasing its Android version in the Google Play Store today. They also announced that the service currently has attracted 13 million users (just on iOS) in the five months since it launched. The version of Vine for Android [...]


If You Don’t Like That App You Just Bought, You Have 15 Minutes To Return It And Get A Refund [Google Play Only]

According to an official Google Help page, you have 15 minutes after purchasing an app from the Google Play Store to return it. However, “You may only return a given application once; if you subsequently purchase the same app again, you may not return it a second time.” Here’s the step-by-step instructions on how to [...]


Bedtime Story: Google Books adds ‘Read aloud’ feature

One of the best features the Kindle had on Google was that it could read your books to you through your headphones. Google has released a major update to the Google Play Books application with some pretty awesome features and enhancements. The ‘Read Aloud’ feature is exactly what you’d request. The app is able to [...]


Google Play Music Launches iTunes Match-like Matching Feature

Google Play is rolling out a new feature aimed squarely at Apple’s iTunes Match service. The Scan and Match feature will make managing your music collection easier, since you won’t have to actually upload all your files to the cloud. Instead, Google will scan your music library and “rebuild” it entirely in the cloud, making [...]


This useless $131 Android app is similar to the useless $999 iPhone app that was banned by Apple

In 2008 Armin Heinrich launched a $999.99 app in the iPhone app store called I am Rich. The app’s only true purpose was to tell people that you are rich. The official app description stated, “The red icon on your iPhone or iPod Touch always reminds you (and others when you show it to them) [...]

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Facebook Launches App Center

The Facebook App Center officially launched a few days ago with iOS, Android, and webpage versions. At first glance, it may appear that Facebook is attempting to challenge the existing app marketplaces found in Apple’s App Store or Google Play but this is not the case, at least for now. The App Center instead links [...]

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Google *beta* Play goes through growing pains

Earlier Google Play had a bug. That’s vague, sorry. Google Play has had bugs on mulpitle recent occasions. Not much less vague I guess. March 26th bug Would you like a random Russian MTC Mobile Mail app installed on your device? Oh you wouldn’t? Too bad, there was an automatic update for a carrier-installed app [...]

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