Tag: play store

Snapseed passes 100 million installs on the Play Store

Snapseed is one of the best photo editors available for Android, especially considering it’s completely free. A year and a half after the app surpassed 50 million downloads on the Play Store, the app has now achieved over 100 million installations, according to its Play Store listing. I’m not aware of any phones with Snapseed […]

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Stupid apps on the Play Store promise to magically update your phone to a new Android version

A new Android developer preview program is always an exciting moment here at Android Police. We love to dig into everything new and provide you with an early look at unreleased features. Better yet, you don’t need to worry about installing unstable beta software on your device. However, we know you. Of course, you want […]

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New Play Store app icon rules include squircle mandate, no more transparent backgrounds

As time has passed, we’ve seen Google slowly become more serious about a cohesive design language when it comes to Android, Chrome OS, and the Play Store. Taking one more step along that road, the company put out new app icon guidelines for app developers — and they’re embracing the squircle. Starting in early April, […]

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34 temporarily free and 52 on-sale apps and games, including Evoland 2 and Planescape: Torment

Article Contents Welcome, all, to the end of another week. While we continue to dig through all of the good stuff in the Android Q Beta, I thought that you all might appreciate some app sales to pass the time. Today’s list has a couple notable items, including Evoland 2 for $0.99 and the fantastic […]

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Rogue adware SimBad found in the Play Store, over 200 affected apps with 150+ million downloads removed

Another day, another security problem. This time, we have what’s been dubbed SimBad by the Check Point research team, a rogue adware campaign found to affect over 200 million now-removed apps in the Play Store — these apps together accounted for over 150 million downloads. It shows out-of-context ads, exposes users to other malicious apps, […]

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24 temporarily free and 50 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Article Contents Another Wednesday is here, which means we’re due for another round of app sales. Today’s list is underwhelming, but it still includes a lot to look through. Be sure to pop by one last time before the weekend for another list. Free Apps Tape-a-Talk Pro Voice Recorder $2.49 -> Free; Sale ends in […]

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37 temporarily free and 59 on-sale apps and games to begin the week

Article Contents Good day, all. Hope that Daylight Savings hasn’t been too rough on you, assuming you live where it’s observed. I have a new list of app sales for you today, and it even features some goodies like a few Asmodee games. Free Apps Binary Calculator Pro $0.99 -> Free; Sale ends in 3 […]

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31 temporarily free and 45 on-sale apps and games to start the weekend, including Icewind Dale

Article Contents Well, another week is over, so here’s some app sales to kick off the weekend right. Today’s list has some good stuff in it, including Icewind Dale. Enjoy your weekend and I’ll see you all on Monday. Free Apps Drum School $6.99 -> Free; Sale ends in 8 hours BlackCam Pro – B&W […]

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26 temporarily free and 40 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday, including Evoland 2

Article Contents It’s Wednesday again, so here are some app sales for you. Today’s list features some goodies, especially Evoland 2. So have at it and see if anything here catches your eye. Free Apps Guitar Capo $0.99 -> Free; Sale ends in 7 hours HD Camera Pro : Best Camera HD Professional $4.99 -> […]

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33 temporarily free and 43 on-sale apps and games to start the week

Article Contents Another week has begun, so here are some app sales to get you started. It’s a fairly standard list today, but some of you might find something to enjoy. Otherwise, I’ll see you all on Wednesday. Free Apps Classera $2.99 -> Free; Sale ends in 1 day Drink Water Reminder – Activity Reminder […]

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32 temporarily free and 22 on-sale apps and games to finish the week

Article Contents It’s March 1, so what better way to welcome in the new month than with a round of app sales? Today’s list is quite small, so it shouldn’t take you very long to get through — there’s even a notable game in bold. So have fun and enjoy your weekend. Free Apps Share […]

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[Update: It’s back] Titanium Backup suspended from Play Store due to permission issues

Titanium Backup is a name most of you probably haven’t heard of in a while, but there’s still a small fanbase that uses it. Much to many fans’ surprise, the app was seemingly removed from the Play Store earlier today. As it turns out, Google suspended Titanium Backup from the Play Store for problems pertaining […]

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28 temporarily free and 55 on-sale apps and games to wrap up February

Article Contents Welcome to Wednesday, everyone. February is wrapping up, so I have the last round of app sales for the month. Today’s list features some goodies, so be looking out for them. Otherwise, enjoy your day and I’ll see you all on Friday. Free Apps Simple Draw Pad (No Advertisement) $0.99 -> Free; Sale […]

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[Update: More info] Titanium Backup suspended from Play Store due to permission issues

Titanium Backup is a name most of you probably haven’t heard of in a while, but there’s still a small fanbase that uses it. Much to many fans’ surprise, the app was seemingly removed from the Play Store earlier today. As it turns out, Google suspended Titanium Backup from the Play Store for problems pertaining […]

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Telegram v5.4 adds autoplay for videos, alternative logout options, and more [APK Download]

Telegram received a new update today that bumps the app to v5.4. This brings some new quality-of-life features, including autoplay for videos, control over automatic downloads, and alternative logout options. As always, you’ll find the official changelog below. Autoplaying videos. Videos in chats start playing automatically, press the volume buttons on your device to turn […]

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Titanium Backup suspended from Play Store due to permission issues

Titanium Backup is a name most of you probably haven’t heard of in a while, but there’s still a small fanbase that uses it. Much to many fans’ surprise, the app was seemingly removed from the Play Store earlier today. As it turns out, Google suspended Titanium Backup from the Play Store for problems pertaining […]

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23 temporarily free and 48 on-sale apps and games to start the week

Article Contents It’s already the final week of February, so here’s the first round of app sales! Today’s list is quite small for a Monday, so have at it and be sure to pop by on Wednesday. Free Apps Password Saver $0.99 -> Free; Sale ends in 2 days Breathing Point – Relax, Calm, Breathe […]

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Some Popular Apps Send Personal Info, Like Intent to Get Pregnant, to Facebook in Secret

It is becoming a trend to discover what apps, including the most popular ones, are doing with people’s information. Permissions for apps have always been a thing, with some being more restrictive than others. However, it appears that some companies have worked diligently to figure out what they can get […]

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33 temporarily free and 47 on-sale apps and games to kick off MWC

Article Contents Well, it’s finally here. MWC is upon us, and so things are about to get crazy. While some of the AP staff are partying it up over in Barcelona, I’m here to bring you the final round of app sales for the week (I know, you can thank me later). So enjoy what’s […]

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