Posts Tagged ‘ android market ’

Amazon Appstore for Android Now Open for Business in Japan

November 28, 2012

Amazon opened its Mobile App Distribution Portal to Android developers in Japan in October, but now, in late November, the Web giant is ready to transition to the next phase in the process. That’s right, the Amazon Appstore, or アンドロイド アプリストア in this case, is now open for business to the Japanese market as...
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KDDI Palm Print Authentication Android App on HTC J (Video)

October 11, 2012

We’ve seen smartphones integrated with facial recognition technology and fingerprint readers in the past. Well, this brief clip from CEATEC 2012 shows a demo of KDDI’s new palm print authentication app for Android smartphones. It essentially allows users to unlock their devices using the rear camera and an app that registers and scans your...
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Google Play Store End of Summer Sale: 18 Android Apps and Games for 99 Cents! (List)

August 31, 2012

The Google Play Store is having a huge “end of summer sale” in which 18 Android apps and games are discounted to just 99 cents each. This includes apps and games from popular publishers like Gameloft, Electronic Arts, SEGA, levelUp Studio, Square Enix and more. The actual list includes: N.O.V.A. 3, Zen Bound 2,...
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Google Play Gift Cards Launched: Available in $10, $15, $25 and $50 Options at Target, RadioShack and Gamestop

August 21, 2012

Google appears to have quietly launched its Google Play gift cards, as its informational and support pages are now live. The Google Play gift cards are only available in the U.S., at least for now, in $10, $15, $25 and $50 increments with a maximum balance limit of $2,000. Unfortunately, the cards can’t be...
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Google Play Gift Cards Caught in the Wild (Image)

August 16, 2012

Google Play gift cards are finally coming and the above photo shows what the retail packaging will look like. As you can see in the image of the $10 and $25 options, the cards feature the triangular and colorful Google Play logo accompanied with the words “Music Movies Books Apps & More.” This leak...
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Google Play Store 3.7.11 from Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (Download)

June 28, 2012

The Google Play Store, formerly Android Market, received an update for select devices already running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Asus Nexus 7 from Google I/O 2012). We’re not sure when other iterations of Android will receive the update over the air by official means, but you can manually download the...
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TiVo App for Android Tablets Now Available

June 21, 2012

The TiVo App has been available for Android smartphones for months, but now it’s finally been optimized for Android tablets. The app allows users to search, browse, explore and share comments about favorite TV shows or movies without interrupting what they’re already watching through their TiVo DVR. Read on for more information on features,...
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Microsoft Releases My Xbox LIVE App for Android

June 13, 2012

It’s not often that you see a new app from Microsoft Corporation in the Google Play Store, but their latest is sure to please many Xbox 360 gamers who own Android smartphones. The My Xbox LIVE app is now available for Android and it allows users to take their Xbox LIVE experience on the...
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Google+ Android App Refreshed in 2.6 Update

May 24, 2012

The Google+ Android app has been updated with highly-requested features. Users can now start a hangout on the go, edit posts inline, and access information more easily. Check out the changes below, then hit up the Google Play Store to update to Google Plus version 2.6. Changes: - Visual refresh of the stream and...
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Konami’s X-Men Android Game Free on Amazon Appstore

May 6, 2012

If you’re looking for some classic arcade gaming action, circa 1992, check out today’s free Android game being offered on the Amazon Appstore – X-Men by Konami. We reviewed the superhero-based beat ‘em up title a while back, so be sure to watch the video above if you’re interested in gameplay. The free promotion...
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Google Drive Launched: Create, Store and Share Files

April 24, 2012

Google has launched a new file creating, storing and sharing service, called Google Drive. Think of it as Google’s version of DropBox or From Google: Today, we’re introducing Google Drive—a place where you can create, share, collaborate, and keep all of your stuff. Whether you’re working with a friend on a joint research...
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Gangstar Rio: City of Saints Released for Android (Video)

March 28, 2012

Gameloft has finally released Gangstar Rio: City of Saints for Android. Check out the gameplay video above, features below, and grab it from the Google Play Store for $6.99. SEE RIO… AND FIGHT For the first time ever in a sandbox game, explore the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Discover 5 different neighborhoods...
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Temple Run for Android Released to Google Play Store

March 27, 2012

Run for your life! That’s the tagline of Imangi Studios’ Temple Run, which is finally available for Android. Previously an exclusive to iOS, the future Android hit features fast-paced reflex running gameplay and a surprise around every turn. Check out the gameplay video below, then grab it for free from the Google Play Store....
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Chrome for Android Updated in Google Play Store

March 8, 2012

Chrome Beta for Android has been updated to 0.. The update focuses on bug fixes and also brings back support for more versions of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, including on rooted devices. Head to the Google Play Store (Android Market) to get the update. Features: - Browse fast with accelerated page loading, scrolling,...
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25 Android Apps, Games on Sale for 49 Cents on Google Play

March 6, 2012

To celebrate the launch of the all new Google Play Store, a number of apps and games are currently being offered for just 49 cents. These include: World of Goo, Jamie’s 20 Minute Meals, Shadowgun, Osmos HD, Tunein Radio Pro, I Just Forgot – Little Critter, Sprinkle, Need for Speed Hot Pursuit, Asphalt 6...
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