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Google Removed 700,000 Bad Apps From Play Store Last Year

01/30/2018, Malware authors and attackers are particularly focused on targeting Android users given to the fragmented nature of the operating system. While it’s common for malicious apps to spread though third-party app stores, some bad actors often succeed in...

You Can Now Buy Audiobooks On Google Play Store

01/23/2018, Android users can buy apps, music, TV shows, movies, and ebooks from the Google Play Store and now they can finally buy audiobooks as well. Google has confirmed that it has started selling audiobooks on the Google Play Store. The audiobooks are available...

Google Pulls 60 Apps From Play Store Over Malware Report

01/14/2018, Google has removed 60 games from the Google Play Store after a report from the Checkpoint security firm revealed that the apps had malware which displayed pop-up ads for porn within games. The disturbing part of this story is that most of the games that...


Google Play Store Launch In China Imminent

09/04/2017, Update: Google has contacted Ubergizmo to confirm that the rumor below was not accurate, and was probably due to some confusion around the Google Play console. We kept the original piece for reference below: Google pulled its services from China almost a...

Apps With Poor Performance Will Now Be Downranked In Google Play

08/03/2017, It’s no secret that you’ll find a lot of sub standard apps in the Google Play Store. Things have come a long way since the early days and while Google has taken concrete steps to ensure that malicious and spammy apps stay off its app store,...

You Can Now Buy 4K Movies From Google Play

12/06/2016, There have been several reports over the past couple of weeks that Google has started rolling out 4K content in Google Play but it wasn’t available for everyone and those who did see the option noticed that the company wasn’t charging...

Malicious Apps Infect More Than One Million Google Accounts

11/30/2016, Security firm Check Point Software Technologies has released a new report which reveals that malicious apps masquerading as legitimate apps for Android devices have infected more than one million Google accounts linked to tablets and smartphones. These...

How to Install The Google Play Store

10/23/2016, There may be a need to install the Google Play Store when you do not have it pre-installed or if you are facing any kind of issues with the current version and you want to update the Google Play Store. Also, if you are not happy with Google’s speed...

Google Restores Samsung-Backed Ad Blocker To The Play Store

02/09/2016, Samsung recently updated its internet browser with an API that enables ad blocking plugins to tap into it and block ads and tracking for users when they’re browsing the internet using Samsung Internet. Merely a couple of days after Adblock Fast,...

Google Play Store China Launch Rumored For February

12/17/2015, Google has been out of the Chinese market for quite some time now but there have been rumors recently that the company might be considering heading back to the People’s Republic. It has been reported multiple times that in the coming year the Google...

$50 Amazon Tablet Can Access Google Play Store

10/11/2015, Amazon has established itself as a player in the tablet market and recently the company shook things up by announcing a new entry level tablet that costs just $50 and is even being sold in six-packs, you can actually buy a six-pack of this new Fire tablet...