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Google Adds the Moto G to Play Edition Smartphone Lineup Starting at $179

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One aspect of the Moto X and Moto G that Motorola does well is keeping the software very close to stock Android.  In fact, that is probably the main reason we did not see a Google Play Edition Moto X — since it w…

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EA launches The Simpsons: Tapped Out in the Play Store for free

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One of my favorite television shows while growing up was The Simpsons.  While I realize The Simpsons is still running strong, I am referring to the first ten seasons of the sitcom, which are arguably the best of t…

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Google ends $25 credit promotion for purchases on Nexus 7 on September 30

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Ever since the Nexus 7 went on sale through Google Play, Google announced that each purchase of the Nexus 7 would receive $25 of promotional credit to use on Google Play.  While I’m sure the $25 promotion d…

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Google Play works with Boingo to provide free WiFi at 4,000 locations throughout September

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Traveling without a strong data connection (or a capped data connection) can make an already stressful trip even more stressful.  Fortunately, Boingo in collaboration with Google Play is going to help relie…

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Google Play Books launches in France, raises Euro bookworm tally to 5

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Google announced today that it is now able to hock eBooks for customers in France, instantly opening up a new storefront with millions of books to read though the Google Play Store. Books in Google Play were prev…

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Google Nexus 7 tablet pre-orders begin shipping today from Play Store

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We finally have some good news regarding Nexus 7 pre-orders.  According to Google, the first wave of orders starting shipping today and all the orders thus far will ship within three business days.  Unfortuna…

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Google Play will begin selling magazines, movies, and TV shows

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Google Play started with apps and games before expanding to books and movies. Now Google is bringing a bigger sense of immediacy to its digital storefront by adding magazines, movie purchasing, and TV shows. (…

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Android Phones

Samsung Galaxy Nexus through Google Play drops to $349

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The Samsung Galaxy Nexus unlocked HSPA+ model is available for $349 off contract in the Google Play Store.  Previously, the Android 4.0 smartphone sold for $399 in the Play Store, but the price was cut right as G…

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Galaxy Nexus will be the first to get Jelly Bean Android 4.1 according to Google Play Checkout

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About an hour ago, if you tried placing an order for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ model in the Google Play Devices section, you would have seen an interesting product description in the checkout section.  The…

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Google Play now lets Android developers respond to user reviews publicly

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Android developers can finally respond to comments left by users in the Google Play store. Until today, user reviews on Google Play were just a stream of comments that couldn’t be challenged unless anot…

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Google Play Books now available in Spain & Germany

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“Donde esta la biblioteca, Pedro?” Ben Stiller asked with his elementary style Spanish in the movie Dodgeball. Now Stiller and other readers need not visit la biblioteca because they get can boo…

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Google Play anti-malware system has potential security hole, Google’s probably patching it now

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Summer has been quiet, so it looks like it’s time for the first Android scare of the season. This time, there’s actually a little bit of bite to the bark of researchers who have discovered a potentia…

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Android Games

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12 Android game available now in Google Play

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EA Sports has delivered another mobile version of one of its popular PC and console gaming titles. The latest Android game from EA to land in Google Play is Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12. Available now for Android 2.1 an…

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Accessories

Google Play Store begins selling Galaxy Nexus accessories

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Several weeks ago, Google began selling an unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus through the Devices section of the Google Play Store.  The phone is available $399 to anyone in the United States.  Since it is an unlock…

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Google Play adds in-app subscriptions for games and apps

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Android users, who have previously bought apps and in some cases upgraded their games, can add subscribing to apps to the list of ways that they consume content on Android. Google Play Product Manager Ibrahim E…

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