Google Play Store
Google Stadia Refunds Continue, Though Play Store Credit Issues Emerge
Some Google Stadia users are experiencing issues receiving their refunds in the form of Play Store credits.
Google Opens Play Store to Third-Party Payment Systems in EU
The company will let developers of non-gaming apps use alternatives to the Play Store's billing system in the EU, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein.
Match Group Suing Google over Play Store Billing Policies, Google Responds
Google has released a response to Match Group's formal complaint about its Play Store payment system.
Google to Ban Third-Party Call Recording Apps from the Play Store
Pre-installed dialer apps like Google Phone and Mi Dialer, which also have call recording functionality built-in, will remain unaffected.
Google Play Store to Hide and Block Downloads of Outdated Apps
The Google Play Store will soon start hiding outdated Android apps that may not have the latest privacy and security features.
Google Play Store Website Getting Long-Overdue Redesign
Google is currently testing a new Play Store site design in some regions, which seems like a substantial improvement from the current layout.
Apple, Google Remove ‘Smart Voting’ App Under Pressure from Russian Government
Under threat of fines, the Kremlin has strong-armed both Apple and Google into removing the opposition-created Smart Voting app from their respective stores.
Google Play Store 30% Cut is Just ‘Copying Apple’, Reveal Court Documents
Google actually breaks even at about a 6% commission.
Android Apps with 6.5 Million Downloads Stole Facebook Passwords: Study
All offenders have since been removed from the Play Store and their developers banned.
Crash Bandicoot: On the Run! to Launch on iOS and Android in Spring 2021
Pre-registration of Crash Bandicoot: On the Run! is now open on iOS, ahead of its early 2021 release.
Cat Quest is now Available for Free on iOS and Android
The Gentlebros' Cat Quest is now available to play for free on iOS and Android.
Lara Croft GO is free on iOS and Android
Lara Croft GO is now available to download and play for free on iOS and Android.