Tag: Google Play Store

80% of Android apps are encrypting traffic by default, up from 0% in early 2018

Today, Google revealed some new information pertaining to Android app encryption. According to Google’s data, 80% of Android apps available on the Google Play Store now have network encryption enabled by default. What does that mean? That means that when an app requests or sends information from your phone over a network, all that information […]

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Google Play Store Black Friday sale offers games up to 90% off

If you’re on the lookout for something affordable to play on your smartphone, the Google Play Store is currently holding a huge Black Friday sale. For a limited time, you can get up to 90% off certain Android games. One highlight is Final Fantasy IX, currently selling for $11.99. Considered one of the best Final […]

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Google Play Points rewards program launched in the US: Here’s how it works

Google is launching its rewards program ⁠— Google Play Points — in the US. The initiative was first launched in Japan in September 2018, and later made its way to South Korea in April 2019. Google says millions of people have joined the program since its launch. The program will let Play Store users in […]

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Google Play Store exhibits anti-competitive behavior toward Fleksy keyboard app

YouTube There are thousands of apps in the Google Play Store, many of which directly compete with Google’s offerings. A recent finding reveals Google might not be playing fairly with some of those competitors, with a specific problem popping up with the Fleksy app. According to an in-depth report by TechCrunch, it looks like Google […]

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